September is here, Labor Day has come and gone, and the kids are back to school. While the temperatures are still warm outside and the sun is out, it won’t be long before the nights get cooler and shorter. But that doesn’t mean you have to go back inside and stay there. Your backyard can remain a place of entertainment, relaxation, and activity long into the short winter months we have here in Georgia. If you don’t already have one, this is the year to invest in a firepit. And with the CDC saying that COVID may ramp up again in the fall, we all need new ways of finding a light at the end of the tunnel, or in this case, light in your backyard. Firepits have many advantages, including both health and mental benefits. Today, let’s discover together what they are.
Firepits Are Useable All Year
The most apparent benefit is they keep you outdoors. Even when the temperatures get a little cooler at night, you don’t have to worry about staying inside. Put a few chairs around your campfire, grab a few blankets for those who get extra cold, and get ready to toast smores. Firepits are perfect for ghost stories at Halloween and singing carols at Christmas.
Extend Your Outdoor Space With a Firepit Installation
Fire pits create an extra lounge space for your home where everyone can relax and laugh together. They make a great catalyst for good conversation, a card game, or sipping wine. Place outdoor sofas and built-in benches with seated cushions around your fire pit to create a central point for an outdoor sitting area.
Enjoy Georgia’s Southern Style Cooking the Old Fashioned Way
If you have never tasted cooked bacon and eggs by the firepit, you are missing out. Firepits aren’t just for roasting marshmallows. They can be used to cook just about anything. From fire-grilled chicken, burgers, and simmering soups, there are many things you can cook on a firepit. Imagine waking up with your cup of coffee and heading outside for fire-grilled eggs, bacon, and toast. Before you start cooking, keep in mind that you need a cooking grate, a fire ring or a cooking bar.
Fire Pits Make Great Bug Repellants
Is there anything more heavenly than the smell of an open fire pit? Well, maybe not if you are a mosquito or other flying insect. Insects do not like fire as it poses an immediate threat and will keep away from the area within. You can add fuel to your fire by burning sage or lemon balm leaves. Both offer a safer alternative to chemical sprays and will add a fresh scent to your patio.
The Perfect Ambiance for Your Georgia Back Yard
Have you ever stared into a firepit and became mesmerized? The flickering flame of a firepit is not only enchanting; it creates the perfect ambiance for a backyard evening. Sit back, look up at the stars and enjoy the relaxation a firepit has to offer.
Fire Pits Can Work in Both Small and Large Yards
Firepits are natural crowd-pleasers. And with firepits made of all sizes, shapes, and designs, it doesn’t matter how small, or large your yard is. Larger yards can have firepits accentuated with rocks, boulders, retaining walls, and various other hardscaping elements. Smaller yards can have a simple pit situated in the middle surrounded by outdoor camping chairs. The possibilities are endless! You can go as fancy and aesthetically appealing as you like or as simple and traditional as you wish.
Fire Pits Are Economical
From simple fire bowls to elaborate custom designs, there is a fire pit to fit every budget. At Duncan’s Green Team and Duncan’s Landscaping and Maintenance, we can introduce you to various sizes and designs. Together, we can pick out a customized lawn enhancement just for you. Installing a firepit doesn’t have to break the budget.
Fire Pits Increase the Value of Your Georgian Home
According to a recent Houzz survey, fire pits are among the three most popular backyard additions by renovating homeowners. Like any outdoor enhancement, a firepit enhances the curb appeal of your home to both realtors and buyers. The COVID pandemic sent most of us into a tailspin looking for outside ways to entertain ourselves. Adding on backyard enhancements became a hot new trend that doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. So go ahead, do yourself a favor, and have that fire pit installed.
Contact Duncan’s Landscaping and Maintenance For All Your Fire Pit Installation Needs
Duncan’s Landscaping and Maintenance team can help make your dreams come true. Our fire pits can be surrounded by large sitting boulders to enhance the naturalistic environment of your property. Once you have chosen the right fire pit to fit your personality, our knowledgeable crew will go to work installing. There is no time like the present. Fill out our online form or give us a call at (770) 473-7700 and learn more today.
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