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The Social Benefits of Owning a Fire Pit There is a Scientific Explanation as to Why Fires are so Romantic! Mankind has been gathering around the fire since people were people, and not just for warmth. Science explains. Though it can brutally scar you within seconds of light contact, fire has long been humanity’s friend. In this way we are not so dissimilar from the humble and somewhat stupid common moth, instinctively making a moth-line for glowing warmth wherever it may be found and even if there is [...]
The key to maintaining your fire pit in good stead is: REGULAR CLEANING AND REGULAR OILING! The Fire Pit Company has just launched its own Maintenance Oil which is a must for any Fire Pit Owner. How to clean & maintain your Steel Fire Pit Remove all ash and debris after each burn – don’t let the ashes accumulate as this promotes rust, because the ash soaks up moisture vapor in the surrounding air, and this moisture reacts to the metal of the fire pit to create rust. [...]
The Braai versus The Barbeque The word braai, which comes from the Dutch braden, meaning 'to grill', is an abbreviation of braaivleis meaning 'grilled meat'. It actually means to roast over coals and comes from the word braaivleis. The fact that the word “vleis (meat)” is part of it must not be misconstrued as excluding everything else. If it can be cooked in the kitchen it can be cooked on a braai! The origin of the word “barbecue/ barbeque” comes from the Caribbean word “barbacoa.” Originally, a barbacoa [...]
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. [...]
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: [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]