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Smokeless Fire Pit Maintenance Tips

Learn how you can keep your smokeless fire pit in top shape for years of enjoyable, smoke-free gatherings.

How to Stack and Store Firewood

Want to keep your firewood organized and dry? Here's how.


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11 Ways to Start a Fire

Impress your friends and family by effortlessly building a roaring campfire. Your secret way to start a fire? It could...


Start a Campfire with These DIY Fire Starters

Getting a fire started can be a tough task. Make it a little easier on yourself with these DIY fire...


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Outdoor Fireplaces: Which Type Is Right for You?

Fire it up and gather around. An outdoor fireplace creates a warm and inviting hub for relaxing and entertaining in...

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What Type of Wood Is Best to Burn in My Fire Pit?

Selecting the right firewood for your fire pit is crucial for safety and enjoyment. These are your best options.


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7 Best Fire Pit Ring Inserts of 2022

Everyone loves a backyard bonfire! And a fire pit ring insert can keep those home fires burning brightly, and in...

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9 Outdoor Fireplace Design Ideas

Is your backyard or patio missing something? Turn your outdoor space into a cozy retreat with one of these outdoor...


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


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What to Know About Chimineas

A terracotta or metal chiminea stove can provide a warm, attractive and socially distanced gathering spot in your backyard or...


11 Best Outdoor Fire Pit Accessories

Make the most of your backyard fire pit or outdoor fireplace with these fun, convenient and clever fire pit accessories.

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How to Build a Modern Outdoor Fireplace

It’s surprisingly easy to build—and portable, too.