Your lovely backyard can be the perfect spot for camping and roasting marshmallows and hotdogs while staring at the night sky- if only there was a really nice fire pit to seal the deal. But, don’t you worry. We’ll teach you how to build one using retaining wall blocks!
To build a fire pit for your backyard, you just need some basic skills and a handful of tools, and you can have a nice fire pit within a few hours!
First, prepare all the materials and tools that you will need. These are:
Also, don’t forget to check with your local building codes on any restrictions and necessary permits, and call the 811 hotline to avoid digging into utility lines on your property!
Then, decide where you want to build your fire pit. Choose the most level and flat area and away from any flammable structures like wood fences, trees, or plants. More importantly, make sure to choose an area away from windows and doors so that smoke does not billow into your home when there are strong winds.
Once that’s done, you’re ready to start building! Follow these easy steps:
See? Wasn’t that easy peasy? Now, go ahead and start that campfire!
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