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The Celestial Guide to Fire Pit Flame Guards

Picture it: You’re spending time with beloved friends or family, gathered around your fire pit on a balmy summer evening. The flames are high and bright — in fact, everyone keeps remarking how beautifully the light of the fire reflects… Continue Reading →

Propane Air Mixers – Everything You Need to Know (And Then Some!)

Propane air mixers are an important part of any fire feature that uses propane gas. If you’re building a DIY propane fire pit or fire table, you want to be sure to include the right-size mixer in your project. But… Continue Reading →

Do I Need Ventilation for My DIY Gas Fire Pit?

Yes! A minimum of 20 square inches of ventilation is mandatory for safe and efficient use of a gas fire pit. In a nutshell, placement of the vents should be low on the structure for propane and closer to the… Continue Reading →

Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Clearances and Other Safety Considerations

A DIY backyard fire pit is a simple way to create a cozy and inviting outdoor gathering space. You’re probably already thinking about the size and design you want and what color of shimmering fire glass you’ll fill it with. You can… Continue Reading →

How Long Does a Propane Tank Last on a Fire Pit?

The times in the table below are an approximation, the actual time you get from your propane tank will be greatly affected by how high you set your flame.  The BTU ratings below can be significantly reduced by keeping the flame… Continue Reading →

Why Can’t I See the Color of My Fire Glass at Night?

You’ve spent weeks designing a beautiful outdoor space, piece by piece. You’ve chosen stylish furniture and hung some plants. More importantly, you’ve built a stunning outdoor firepit to tie it all together, using the best burner pan and flame guard… Continue Reading →

What is Fire Glass?

Fire glass is a special type of decorative glass that’s added to outdoor gas fire pits and fireplaces to enhance their beauty. In a gas fire pit, fire glass conveniently keeps the burner out of sight; only the decorative glass… Continue Reading →

Can I Roast Marshmallows on a Gas Fire Pit?

We all know the joy of roasting marshmallows over a fire pit in the great outdoors. There’s just something so special and heartwarming about sticking a marshmallow at the end of a stick and waiting for it to get done… Continue Reading →

Fun Family Activities to Do Around Your Fire Pit

Ah, the backyard fire pit. Chances are it’s one of your family’s favorite destinations at home — and it’s easy to see why. There’s no better place to be on a lazy, dreamy summer night when the fireflies are out… Continue Reading →

11 Smart Questions to Ask When Buying Fire Glass

If you’re looking to liven up your outdoor fire pit or fireplace, fire glass is a fantastic choice. Its shimmery, sparkling look and vibrant selection of colors are a refreshing option over the usual brown, “blah” lava rocks and stones…. Continue Reading →

Fire Glass Pricing Guide

A question I’m often asked is why is there such a wide range of prices when it comes to fire glass. This guide will answer that question so you decide which fire glass best fits your needs. I will talk… Continue Reading →

Fire Glass Limited Lifetime Warranty

Celestial Fire Glass stands behind our fire glass – we promise that we won’t ever let you down. While our attorneys have written our formal fire glass Lifetime Limited Warranty we will go the extra mile to ensure you’re completely… Continue Reading →

Burners 5-Year Limited Warranty

Celestial Fire Glass stands behind our DIY components for your fire feature with our 5-year warranty – we promise that we won’t ever let you down. Below is our formal written warranty for our burners and other hardware. We encourage… Continue Reading →

How Much Does It Cost to Operate a Gas Fire Pit?

It costs approximately 80 cents to $11 an hour to operate a gas fire pit, depending on the Btu rating of the appliance and the type of gas it uses. Propane is more expensive than natural gas at about 65… Continue Reading →

Celestial Fire Glass Takes the Worry Out of DIY

Often these days, you are asked to choose between quality products and customer service, or affordable prices. But you don’t have to make that choice if you shop at Celestial Fire Glass. You can buy their products with confidence knowing… Continue Reading →

Gas Principles You Should Know When Building a Fire Pit

Fire pits make a beautiful centerpiece for an enjoyable evening at home with family and friends. And using gas as fuel can make it as easy as pushing a button. No mess. Stress-free. No constant tending of the fire. However,… Continue Reading →

Is Propane or Natural Gas Better for Your Fire Pit?

Before you get too carried away with DIY fire pit plans, you must first determine what you’ll use as the fuel source. Natural gas is not available everywhere. But even if you have access, it may not be the best… Continue Reading →

Thermocouples: Everything You Need to Know (and then some!)

Thermocouple. It sounds like a complicated piece of equipment. And it no doubt, plays an important role in your fire feature. When it isn’t working properly, your gas fire pit will not stay lit. So, taking a few minutes to… Continue Reading →