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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 →

Helpful Tips for Planning a DIY Propane Fire Pit / Table

Building a DIY propane fire feature, whether it be a fire table or a fire pit, can be both a lot of fun and a bit intimidating when starting your project.  Not to worry, Celestial Fire is will help guide you… Continue Reading →

How to Make a Custom Sized Flame Guard

Gathering ‘round your fire pit on a crisp fall evening is one of those simple joys in life. Unless it’s a windy night.Those gusty breezes can quickly turn your peaceful flame-viewing experience upside-down by whipping the flames out of control. An… Continue Reading →

How to Install a Propane Fire Pit Burner Pan

Follow these easy steps to properly install your drop-in fire pit pan for use with propane. While we always recommend that you have a licensed gas installer make all gas connections, this step-by-step guide can assist both you and your installer with the planning and installation of your burner pan.

How to Clean Your Fire Glass in Just a Few Quick, Easy Steps

One of the best things about fire glass is that unlike wood, it’s extremely low maintenance. What’s more, when you’re using a natural-gas source, your fire pit glass is among the cleanest burning alternatives available. That said, even the highest-quality… Continue Reading →

How to Measure Gas Pipe Size

Measuring gas pipe size isn’t as straightforward as you would think. Gas pipe sizes are standardized on the NPT (National Pipe Thread) standard. NPT sizes are smaller than the actual thread size. Additionally, NPT threads are tapered to in order… Continue Reading →

Typical LP Burner Configuration

Installation of a fire pit burner using liquid propane gas (LP gas) is different from a natural gas installation. LP gas requires a greater air/gas mixture than natural gas; therefore, you’ll need to be sure to install an air mixer… Continue Reading →

Typical Natural Gas Burner Configuration

Installing a fire pit burner using natural gas is project usually left for the professionals. While natural gas is ideal for fire pits, you may want to consult a professional to do the installation.  For the DIY’ers, installation of the… Continue Reading →