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

lava rock vs fire glass

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

What is Fire Glass or Fire Pit Glass Rocks?

burning fire pit with fire glass and lava rock

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

17 Easy Ways to Make a Homemade Fire Starter

man starting a fire

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

Outdoor Lighting That Doesn’t Attract Bugs

Outdoor Lighting That Doesn’t Attract Bugs

It may feel like bugs are swarming around your porch light just to bug you, but the truth is that your porch light is the equivalent of a neon welcome sign. If you want to make it clear to local insects that they aren’t invited, you need to understand why your lighting attracts them. Ensuring … Read more

Best Outdoor Wicker Furniture – Our Top 5 Picks

best outdoor wicker furniture

Looking to bring that nice, comfy feeling of summertime to your outdoor lounge area? Whether you have an upcoming party or a simple afternoon get-together, outdoor wicker furniture sets can transform an average looking backyard to a more inviting area. Here is an easy guide to the basics of this exotic option. Take a peek … Read more

3 Outdoor Living Extras to Style Up Your Outdoor Living Area

style up outdoor living area

There can be a number of ways in which you would want to design your outdoor area. A lot of times, our favorite place in the house is our balcony or alfresco area. Especially if you live in an area that has great weather as you would want to spend time outdoors with your family, … Read more

The Best Fire Pit – Buyers Guide and Comparison

best fire pits

No one wants to watch their new fire pit melt the very first time they use it. Or to see their fancy gas-powered pit explode into a ball of flames each time they try to light it. Ever since I bought my house a decade ago, I’ve become an avid fire pit enthusiast. I have … Read more