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Gas Fire Pit Kits

Fire pits provide warmth and are a cozy focal point for your backyard, patio, or deck. Gas fire pit installation typically requires multiple parts, planning, and some labor, but these fire features offer plenty of benefits to homeowners:

Benefits of gas fire pits:

  • No smoke blowing in guests’ faces
  • No smoky odor in clothes
  • Quick and easy to turn on and off
  • Little to no maintenance or cleanup required

Natural Gas vs Propane Fire Pit Kits

One of the first steps of choosing a gas fire pit is selecting a fuel type: natural gas or propane. The decision will likely come down to whether you have an existing natural gas connection in your home, in which case a natural gas fire pit probably makes the most sense. Homeowners without an existing gas line can still have one installed, but it requires hiring a professional to plumb for natural gas. Those homeowners may find it easier to use a propane fire pit that runs on portable propane tanks, though they need to be refilled periodically. The cost of natural gas and propane are relatively similar and vary depending on prices in your area, so availability and portability should be the biggest factors you consider.

Building a Gas Fire Pit

A ready-to-finish-fire-pit is the fastest way to get started and wipes out most of the construction guesswork. Simply choose a shape (square, circle, or octagon) and add the desired finish to match your backyard décor.

If you’d prefer to start from scratch and make one of your own, our experts can show you how to build a fire pit. BBQGuys® also has you covered with a wide selection of DIY fire pit parts that allow you to customize it to your liking. There’s nothing better than enjoying the fruits of your labor after building your own personalized fire pit, but make sure you keep safety in mind and plan for proper ventilation.

To make your gas fire pit shine even brighter, fill it with sparkling fire glass, gems, or other stunning fire pit decor. Lava rocks provide a traditional look, while fire glass appears a bit more modern. You can even include a set of gas logs if you so choose! If you’re unsure of how to accessorize your gas fire pit, our experts have put together a helpful video to walk you through the process.

When you call 1-877-743-2269, our outdoor heating experts will work with you to identify the best fit for your backyard. We can help you with every aspect of fire pits — from material and finish to shape and accessories — and get you one step closer to your dream backyard.