Deck Fire Pit: A Stylish Addition to Your Backyard Retreat

Deck Fire Pit: A Stylish Addition to Your Backyard Retreat

Deck Compatibility: A Crucial Consideration

Setting up a fire pit on your deck requires careful attention. Here in New Zealand, we all love hanging out on the deck, a common question we get asked is whether the Wizard Fire Pit can be used on a deck. The answer is yes! But the following needs to be considered. 


Not every deck is the same, some use different woods, stains, paints or even composite plastic decking. In every test we have done, we have never seen an issue with the bottom of the fire pit or fire pit feet burning a deck. When using your fire pit on the deck for the first time, be sure to keep a close watch to be sure.


Your fire pit should never be left burning unattended, and you must watch out and be aware of the possibility of sparks, embers or ash exiting the fire pit. We are continually working on new accessories and we are soon to launch our Wizard Fire Proof Mats also, in the near future, we will have mesh spark screens available too. All with the goal to bring extra peace of mind. 


Understanding Smokeless Fire Pits

When it comes to decking out your backyard, a deck fire pit brings more than just practicality. These modern creations add a touch of style and cosiness to your outdoor space.


The Fusion of Style and Functionality

Deck fire pits like the Wizard do more than just provide warmth; thanks to the innovative and sleek design, they easily become a centerpiece for entertaining friends and family or relaxing by yourself, the perfect way to enhance any outdoor area.


Technology Behind the Magic

These smokeless fire pits work wonders due to their clever engineering. They use a double-burn airflow system and efficient burning to eliminate smoke while keeping the cosy fire blazing.


Elevating Your Outdoor Experience

Imagine being wrapped in the gentle warmth of a smokeless fire pit, its soothing crackles blending with the evening atmosphere. It’s not just about the heat; it’s about creating moments, sharing stories, and making memories under the stars.


Safety Measures and Best Practices

Prioritising safety is non-negotiable when embracing the allure of a deck fire pit. Understanding clearances, using proper fuel sources, and regular maintenance ensure not just an exquisite addition but a safe one too.


Maintenance: Preserving Elegance

The longevity and allure of your deck fire pit hinge on regular maintenance. From cleaning routines to seasonal checks, nurturing your fire pit ensures it remains a captivating centrepiece for years to come.


A deck fire pit isn't just an addition; it's a statement—a convergence of functionality, style, and ambience. It transforms an ordinary outdoor space into a retreat, inviting warmth, fostering connections, and igniting unforgettable moments under the open sky.

FAQs About Deck Fire Pits

  1. Are deck fire pits safe to use on wooden decks?

Deck fire pits can be safe on wooden decks if certain safety measures are observed. Using a heat-resistant barrier and maintaining proper clearance between the fire pit and the deck surface is also advised for extra safety. A minimum clearance of 2.5 metres should also be present from walls.

  1. What are the advantages of a smokeless fire pit over a traditional one?

Smokeless fire pits reduce smoke between significantly and none, offering a more pleasant and cleaner burning experience. They also tend to be more efficient in terms of fuel usage.

  1. Can I cook over a deck fire pit?

Certain deck fire pits, like the Wizard, can be used for cooking purposes thanks to the foldable grill. However, it's essential to use the appropriate accessories (such as cooking gloves) and follow safety guidelines to ensure safe and enjoyable cooking experiences.

  1. How do I choose the right size of a deck fire pit for my space?
Consider the dimensions of your deck, the seating arrangement, and the desired focal point when selecting a fire pit size. Opt for a size that complements the space without overwhelming it.


5 tips for a smokeless fire

https://blog.solostove.com/5-tips-for-a-smokeless-fire/#:~:text=Is%20the%20fire%20in%20your,its%20job%20to%20eliminate%20smoke.


Awesome info on wood and best wood NZ 

https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles/firewood 

https://www.moneyhub.co.nz/best-firewood-auckland.html 


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