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17 07, 2019

It’s All In The Wood

2019-07-19T10:26:27+02:00

It’s all in the wood! Too often people think that all firewood is the same Choosing the best firewood for your fire is all dependent on what kind of fire you are making.  The right wood type plays such a big role in the outcome of your fire. Some fires burn more slowly than others, whilst certain woods offer a distinctive aromatic scent that adds a little extra to braai.  Some firewood’s are just perfect to be used on a braai whilst others give you a cost effective, smokeless fuel for the home. [...]

It’s All In The Wood2019-07-19T10:26:27+02:00
3 06, 2019

Know Your Braai Vocabulary

2019-06-03T11:10:21+02:00

aai A braai in the summer aka – a braai without the br! abraaico I´m from Brasil! The word abraço is hug in Portuguese! I love South Africa! A big hugto you all!! So aa abraaiço to you all!!! A united country is not only stronger but happier! abraaimowitz a Jewish braai abbraaiviation A very short braai ag - One of the most useful South African words. Pronounced “ach” like in the German “achtung”, it can be used to buy you time when having to reply to a tricky question, as in: [...]

Know Your Braai Vocabulary2019-06-03T11:10:21+02:00
19 03, 2019

Ignite your Winter nights with a Spectacular Fire Pit

2019-03-19T07:19:53+02:00

Ignite your Winter nights with a Spectacular Fire Pit Winter is just around the corner – or has it just arrived?!  And nothing sets a mood or a scene quite like the sensation of the warmth of flames on your chilly skin. Whether you want to get warm, cast a calm ambiance, or coerce conversation on a cold winter night, a fire pit will do the trick! As the days grow shorter, and the weather grows colder, we close the windows and turn up the heat, creating a cozy, winter-ready home for the months [...]

Ignite your Winter nights with a Spectacular Fire Pit2019-03-19T07:19:53+02:00
25 02, 2019

Adding Art to Your Yard with a Fire Pit

2019-02-27T14:26:01+02:00

Adding Art to Your Yard with a Fire Pit Most of us are looking for innovative ways to enhance our outdoor areas with lovely things.  Aesthetically beautiful fire pits can certainly enhance any outdoor space. With any arrange of stunning fire pits on offer as well as the option to let your imagination run wild, The Fire Pit Company can assist you in creating that truly dynamic in your backyard. Functional Steel Sculpture A successful outdoor design depends on a variety of elements, such as flowers, shrubs, and walkways etc. [...]

Adding Art to Your Yard with a Fire Pit2019-02-27T14:26:01+02:00
21 02, 2019

The Social Benefits of Owning a Fire Pit

2019-02-21T10:39:29+02:00

The Social Benefits of Owning a Fire Pit There’s something mystical associated with fires that draws us to them. Whether it’s a bonfire on the beach or a fire pit on the patio, people who are nearby will almost certainly flock towards the burning flame. Often, nothing sounds better than sitting around a cozy warm fire with family and friends at the end the day, but it turns out, our enjoyment from fire comes from human evolution. Studies done from Christopher Lynn, a PhD at the University of Alabama, suggest that our love of sitting around a fire is evolutionary. [...]

The Social Benefits of Owning a Fire Pit2019-02-21T10:39:29+02:00
18 01, 2019

The Quick Easy History of Fire Pits

2019-01-18T09:12:30+02:00

In the beginning, man discovered fire … FIRE PITS IN HISTORY: Fire was essential to ancient daily life. Though there is much debate around when the first opportunistic use of fire was, one thing is for certain and that is the origins of the fire pit where born out of necessity. Man needed fire to survive and harnessing fire, by using a fire pit was a monumental leap forward in the development of every culture around the world. Man’s first use of the fire pit dates back to the middle Paleolithic [...]

The Quick Easy History of Fire Pits2019-01-18T09:12:30+02:00
12 11, 2018

Caring For Your Fire Pit

2019-01-18T09:14:53+02:00

 Whether you buy one or build your own, adding a fire pit to the yard or patio creates an elegant and cozy focal point for your outdoor living space. Great for outdoor entertaining or an intimate evening at home any time of year, fire pits are available in a myriad of sizes and styles and add style and function to your property. Maintenance is key towards keeping your backyard showpiece looking and functioning well all year long. Both wood-burning fire pits and those with gas burners need maintenance and regular cleaning to safeguard their beauty and keep them as an eye-catching [...]

Caring For Your Fire Pit2019-01-18T09:14:53+02:00