27 08, 2019

The Romance of Fire


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 Romance of Fire2020-02-05T09:43:02+02:00
23 08, 2019

How to Keep Your Steel Fire Pit in Shape


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. [...]

How to Keep Your Steel Fire Pit in Shape2019-08-23T12:35:42+02:00
17 07, 2019

It’s All In The Wood


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


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
21 05, 2019

The Ultimate Outdoor Winter Party Guide Don’t Let the Cold Weather Stop You!


The Ultimate Outdoor Winter Party Guide Winter is a long season, and we are here to help you get through it. We are going to help you throw the most killer outdoor winter party ever. Entertaining your family & friends in the comfort of your own yard has never been easier and planning your outdoor get-togethers around a fire pit is equal parts fun and rewarding. To get you started, we’ve put together a list of enjoyable activities to try out with friends. So, prepare your patio furniture, string up some lights, and get ready to make memories! [...]

The Ultimate Outdoor Winter Party Guide Don’t Let the Cold Weather Stop You!2019-05-21T14:02:10+02:00
6 05, 2019

The Science of the Perfect South African Traditional Braai


South Africans love to braai – we don’t need an excuse to get a braai going.  Just about every occasion is the perfect time for one!  For us it’s so much more than just a method of preparing food, it’s about the gathering of good friends and loved ones. It’s the vibe of the braai that makes it such a special occasion. Essential ingredients: Sunshine Many a South African will braai ‘come hail or sunshine’, but sunny weather is certainly preferential if you envision your guests gathering around the fire instead of around the TV [...]

The Science of the Perfect South African Traditional Braai2019-06-03T08:52:04+02:00
23 04, 2019

Make The Most Of Your Balcony


Make the most of your Balcony Let's face it, most of our balconies are not big on space. In fact, if you live in the inner city, your balcony probably feels cramped and unusable. But with these fantastic (and easy) ideas, you can transform that tiny balcony into your own little slice of paradise... Get a Balcony Sized Fire Pit: Just because you live in an apartment doesn't mean you can't enjoy having a braai or cooking marshmallows over an open flame. It just means you need to rethink the size of your fire-pit. The Fire Pit [...]

Make The Most Of Your Balcony2019-04-23T14:38:32+02:00
25 02, 2019

Adding Art to Your Yard with a Fire Pit


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


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


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

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