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How Long Does Wood Take to Dry?

Is the struggle of starting and maintaining the flames in your firepit or campfire keeping you from enjoying a cool evening outdoors? Well, you’re not alone. Most people have the misconception that simply chucking in random logs or branches is all you need to start a fire. However, the truth is these are probably damp … Read more

lava rock vs fire glass

Lava Rock vs Fire Glass – Which Is Better For a Fire Pit?

Lava rock vs fire glass is not just a battle of aesthetics. There are other factors that come into play when choosing between these two popular fire media for an outdoor firepit.  Both are good conductors of heat, but fire glass can generally produce and retain warmth more efficiently. However, lava rock prices are typically … Read more

burning fire pit with fire glass and lava rock

What is Fire Glass or Fire Pit Glass Rocks?

Not everyone wants to be inhaling fumes from burning wood and cleaning the ashes after a long night of wine and drinks. Well, have you ever heard of fire glass? Introduced in the mid-2000’s, these colorful tempered glass pebbles have become a massive hit for both homeowners and designers. They offer two staple things that … Read more

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17 Easy Ways to Make a Homemade Fire Starter

Just imagine coming off a long trail only to spend hours on end trying to start a fire. By the time you’re done, it’s already nightfall, and you’re shivering your bones off, trying to keep warm.  That’s why creating your homemade fire starters are essential. These not only alleviate the unnecessary stress and effort of … Read more

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How To Put Out a Charcoal Grill – With or Without a Lid

Everyone loves food cooked on a charcoal grill – but do you know how to put the charcoal out when the cooking is over? There are numerous ways to put out a charcoal grill. Some will allow you to use the charcoal again for your next barbeque session, others are more wasteful. It all depends … Read more