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Why Cover Your Fire Pit?

Why Cover Your Fire Pit?
When it comes to getting a cover for fire pits, many people wonder if they need to be covered or not. The answer, like many things in life, is: it depends!

Why Cover Your Fire Pit?

There are plenty of reasons to cover a fire pit, from snuffing out a flame to keeping the outdoor elements from getting inside and damaging it. We'll cover - no pun intended - a few ways how to protect your fire pit for years to come.

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Why Cover Your Fire Pit

Protect the Interior

An important reason to cover your fire pit is to protect it from the elements. If you have a nice fire pit that you want to last for a long time, it's a good idea to keep it covered when it's not in use. This can help prevent rain, snow, and other elements from rusting or otherwise damaging the metal or other materials that make up your fire pit.

In addition to protecting the fire pit from elements and debris, covering it will keep you fire pit dry as possible for using fire starters easily.

Hide the Mess

Of course, we want to cover the fire pit to give a cleaner more upkept appearance overall. Sometimes the interior an be a bit messy from leftover ashes and soot. It's easy to cover up this unsightly look by placing something over it - out of sight, out of mind!

Snuff Flames

Another more obvious reason to cover your fire pit is to snuff out a flame. It's also more safe to put out a fire if you aren't attending to it, or you're finished with the fire pit. Using a high-quality fire pit such as Walden Backyards' Legacy Series fire pit insert set, since it features a closed system to give you an easier way to put out fires quickly.

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Spark Screen

Along with your snuffer lid or cover, you might want to consider a spark screen for your fire pit. Unlike a snuffer lid, a spark screen is meant to be used over a live fire. It's main function is for safety, as it keeps large sparks from flying out of the pit. This can be particularly useful if you live in a drier climate. With the right screen, it can look great too.

Find A Quality Fire Pit Snuffer Lid or Cover

Hopefully, after all the benefits described above you're now considering the option to cover your fire pit. We offer a top-rated fire pit cover or snuffer lid for all your needs - check it out, along with fire pit insert sets, fire pit accessories, and so much more!

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