If the patio is open and the fire pit is small, you may be able to burn a fire pit under a covered patio. If the patio is enclosed, you will likely not be able to burn a fire pit under a covered patio.
How much overhead clearance do you need for a fire pit?
A minimum of 24 inches of overhead clearance is recommended for a fire pit.
Is it safe to have a fire pit under a gazebo?
Having a fire pit under a gazebo is generally safe as long as the following precautions are observed: the gazebo is made of non-flammable material such as metal or stone; the fire pit is the appropriate size for the gazebo; the gazebo is properly ventilated; and the area around the fire pit is clear of any flammable materials.
Where should you not put a fire pit?
A fire pit shouldn’t be placed near any structures or flammable materials.
How far from the house should a fire pit be?
The fire pit should be 10 feet away from the house.
Can you put a solo stove under a pergola?
Yes, you can put a solo stove under a pergola.
Can you have a propane fire pit in a screened in porch?
If your screened in porch has proper ventilation, then you can absolutely have a propane fire pit in there!
What is the difference between gazebo and pergola?
A gazebo is typically a freestanding, octagonal structure with a roof and open sides, while a pergola is an arched framework with lattice walls that is often used as an extension of a home’s porch or patio.
How close can a fire pit be to a pergola?
A fire pit should be at least 10 feet away from a pergola.
Can you put a canopy over a fire pit?
A fire pit canopy is not recommended as it can be a fire hazard.
Can a propane fire pit be used under a pergola?
Using a propane fire pit under a pergola is not recommended. Propane fire pits produce high levels of heat and can cause damage to the pergola.
Can I put my fire pit on my patio?
It is unlikely that you will be able to put your fire pit on your patio without damaging it. Patios are not typically made to withstand the high temperatures produced by a fire pit. In addition, the weight of the fire pit may cause the patio to crack.