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What is the Celestial No-Fault Glass Protection Plan

The Celestial No-Fault Glass Protection Plan safeguards your glass flame guard investment against accidental breakage—no matter the reason. No questions asked. Some fire pit owners hesitate to buy a glass flame guard knowing it will be outside in the elements—all… Continue Reading →

DIY Gas Fire Pit Burner Buying Guide

Building a DIY gas fire pit will be a large investment of both your time and money. Minimize your risk by identifying what’s important when shopping for a gas fire pit burner.  There are a lot of companies out there,… Continue Reading →

Is a Wood Fire Pit Better Than a Gas Fire Pit?

Wood fire pits and gas fire pits have their own pros and cons. As to which is better, it may be more a question of what’s available to you and if can you afford it. Fire Pit Limitations First of… Continue Reading →

What Is an Ethanol Fire Pit Burner?

An ethanol fire pit burner is a quick and easy way to add a gas fire feature to your backyard. Ethanol burners use an alcohol-based fuel made with plant by-products. They are simple to install and less dangerous than their… Continue Reading →

Does a Gas Fire Pit Burner Pan Expand Due to Heat?

Yes! Fire pit burner pans will expand when they get hot. It’s important to allow enough room in your fire pit tabletop to accommodate this expansion. How Much Does a Fire Pit Burner Pan Expand? Fire pit burner pans expand… Continue Reading →

Why You Should Have a Licensed Gas Installer Make Your Gas Fire Pit Connections?

You should always hire a certified gas installer for home improvement projects if you value your life and home. A licensed gas professional is trained and tested on their knowledge. They work with the gas every day. You can trust… Continue Reading →

Why is My Propane Regulator Frozen?

A frozen propane regulator can be a sign of a very serious issue.  When we get questions about this problem, it is usually because the caller has the propane tank positioned on its side in order to fit in a… Continue Reading →

Freezing Propane Tank – Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

A propane tank will freeze if there isn’t enough heat to convert the liquid propane into gas in a process called vaporization. The heat typically comes from the ambient air, but if it’s too cold outside or the liquid-to-surface ratio… Continue Reading →

How to Add Fire Glass to Your Gas Fireplace

Can I Add Fire Glass to My Gas Fireplace? Yes! If you currently have lava rocks in your fireplace; you can replace them and add fire glass to your gas fireplace instead. The answer is no if you have the… Continue Reading →

How to Winterize Your Gas Fire Pit

Unless you live in a mild climate, you will need to winterize your gas fire pit or fire table to get them ready for winter. Failing to prepare could cause severe damage to your fire feature, or at the very… Continue Reading →

See How These Artists Work Fire Glass Into Their Resin Geode Art (Prepare To Be Dazzled!)

Although our fire glass is most often used to brighten and beautify outdoor fire pits and fireplaces, we’re constantly amazed at all the alternative ways customers use it. Available in a dazzling array of colors, our shimmery glass is sought… Continue Reading →

How to Build a Custom Cabinet for Your Gas Fire Pit Table

Basically, building a gas fire table is as simple as building a box. If you can handle that level of construction, you are most of the way there. Certainly, there are some designs that are more complicated and involved than… Continue Reading →

DIY Concrete Tabletops – The Latest Trend in Gas Fire Tables

Concrete countertops have been a hot trend in kitchens for a while now. It only makes sense the idea would migrate to the outdoors. And it’s not just for outdoor kitchens either. It is becoming a popular choice for building… Continue Reading →

How to Build a Gas Fire Pit

Building a gas fire pit is a very doable DIY project, but there are many things you’ll want to think through before loading up your “cart” with items. The following information should answer any questions you might have, and some… Continue Reading →

Gas Line Sizing for Outdoor Fire Pits

The purpose of this article is to give you some general knowledge about the sizing of gas lines for your gas fire pit or fire table. Your licensed gas installer will evaluate your goals to determine the exact piping requirements… Continue Reading →

Does a Custom Gas Fire Pit Increase My Home Value?

The answer seems to be yes. A gas fire pit will increase the value of your home but, you won’t make money on it. However, it’s one amenity you can add for your enjoyment and recoup the majority of your… Continue Reading →

How to Determine the Right Size Burner Pan for Your Outdoor Fire Pit

So, it’s time to pick your firepower? That means it’s time to take inventory of the space available for your fire feature, how you like to entertain, and your budget. When you first start planning—or more like, dreaming—about a fire… Continue Reading →

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Gas Fire Pit Contractor

There are a lot of companies claiming they can handle all of your landscape/hardscape needs, but not all are created equal. The following questions will help you narrow down the list. It should give you a good feel for their… Continue Reading →

CSA Certified Versus UL Listed for Gas Fire Pits

Is it better to have a CSA-certified fire pit or a UL-listed fire pit?  There is no difference in terms of safety. Either designation provides you with peace of mind that the item you have is safe to use. In… Continue Reading →

Why Does My Gas Fire Pit Flame Height Drop Over Time?

Dropping flame height is typically a cold weather problem for gas fire pits that use propane as their fuel source.  It is caused by the inability of the gas in the tank to vaporize at sufficient speed to fuel the… Continue Reading →

Why Does My Gas Fire Pit Keep Going Out?

When a fire pit keeps going out, the cause is almost always the flame-sensing thermocouple. If the flame goes out immediately after you light your fire pit, this is an indication that the thermocouple isn’t sensing the flame and it’s turning… Continue Reading →

Propane Tank Design Considerations for a Gas Fire Pit

There are several things to consider when planning your DIY propane gas fire pits, such as BTU output and capacity; type and location of the tank; and basic propane safety principles.  In this article, we’ll walk you through the options… Continue Reading →

Why Choose a CSA-Certified DIY Burner Kit Instead of a Standard Burner Kit?

Safety. If you want total confidence in your DIY gas fire pit or fire table – or if it will be accessible to the public—a CSA-certified burner kit is your only option. There are some instances when a standard burner… Continue Reading →

What Components Do I Need to Buy for My DIY Gas Fire Pit?

Planning for your DIY gas fire pit can seem a bit overwhelming at times. The easiest solution is to buy a complete kit, but there are less expensive options too. In this article, we’ll eliminate your uncertainty by thoroughly explaining… Continue Reading →

Benefits and Limitations of Stainless Steel Burners

Gas burners constructed of stainless steel are a great choice for your DIY fire pit or fire table. While all metals are susceptible to corrosion, stainless steel holds up better than most.  Stainless steel is strong, stands up to high… Continue Reading →

What Color Fire Glass Should I Use?

Which color fire glass do you like best? It’s really that simple. All of the Celestial Fire Glass options are beautiful in their own right, so it’s really just a question of, “What speaks to you?”  If you already have… Continue Reading →

How to Clean a Glass Flame Guard

Typically, cleaning the flame guard for your fire pit or fire table will be easier than cleaning glass doors on a fireplace. Often, you will already have cleaning materials on hand. As is the case with many things, frequency is… Continue Reading →

How to Light a Gas Fire Pit

There are three common lighting options for gas fire pits and tables. Many DIY fire pits are match-lit, which means you use a standard butane stick lighter to ignite the flames.  Also popular with DIY fire pits are spark igniters,… Continue Reading →

Three Must-Have Accessories for Your Gas Fire Feature

As might be expected, there is no shortage of items you can buy to enhance your outdoor living space. And many of them are a lovely addition. But when it comes to your outdoor gas fire pit or fire table,… Continue Reading →

Gas Pressure Fundamentals for Outdoor Gas Fire Pits

Supplying the correct gas pressure for your outdoor gas fire pit will ensure that you get full enjoyment from your fire feature.  When designing and planning your gas fire pit, knowing the correct pressure for the gas type you’ll be… Continue Reading →

How to Install a Spark Igniter to Your Burner Pan

DIY drop-in burner pans are a great way to bring a fire pit to your backyard. However, the bare-bones nature of these burners can be daunting for some people, particularly when it comes to lighting the burner.  While it is… Continue Reading →

Everything You Need to Know About Gas Fittings for Outdoor Fire Pits

Planning a DIY gas fire pit? There are two common pipe thread standards used by the industry for gas fittings. It’s important to know the difference between the two, so you can select the right hoses and connectors for your… Continue Reading →

Everything You Need to Know About Gas Regulators for Outdoor Fire Pits

Almost as soon as you start researching a DIY fire pit, you’re going to start having questions about gas regulators. What are they? Do I need one? Are they one-size-fits-all? The short answer is – yes, you will need one…. Continue Reading →

The Truth About Drilled vs. Punched Holes in Gas Fire Pit Burners

What makes for a better fire pit burner — drilled or punched holes? You will no doubt encounter this debate when you enter the realm of fire pit enthusiasts. It’s a common question that comes up a lot as people… Continue Reading →

Can I Use a 1 lb. Propane Tank for a Gas Fire Pit?

Technically yes, but it won’t be easy–and you may find it’s not worth it. We always get this question because many people love the idea of taking their fire pit on the road. They want an easy way to enjoy… Continue Reading →

Are Propane Fire Pits Safe?

Propane fire pits are safe to operate if you follow some basic safety practices. If you’re building your own custom propane fire pit or table, you must include important safety considerations in your design.  In this article, we’ll discuss the… Continue Reading →

Lava Rock or Fire Glass – Which is Better?

There is no definitive answer to this question. The more important question is, which suits your home design and lifestyle better—lava rock or fire glass? A $12 million mansion demands the razzle and dazzle of fire glass. Whereas fire glass… Continue Reading →

How Many BTUs Do I Need for My Gas Fire Pit?

This is no right or wrong answer. It depends on your design ideas, available space, and your budget. But keep in mind, more Btu is not always better.  If you have a small space, you don’t want to overwhelm it… Continue Reading →

Why Is My Propane Air Mixer Leaking?

A propane air mixer will leak if there’s reverse pressure – gas being forced backward from the fire pit burner toward the tank.  The good news is that an air mixer is a fairly simple product and easy to troubleshoot.  … Continue Reading →

Can I Put My Gas Fire Pit on My Deck?

Yes, you can put a gas fire pit on your deck.  However, there are some safety considerations you should follow. No Fire Danger With a Gas Fire Pit  A gas fire pit behaves differently than a wood-burning fire pit. As… Continue Reading →

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