Categories for Fire Pits

Building a Backyard Fire Pit

July 6, 2021

A fire pit is an excellent addition to almost any backyard. You can gather around a fire pit with friends and family for a fun get-together. You could also relax by a fire pit with a cool drink after a hard day’s work. There are many reasons you might want to add a fire pit to your backyard! While it’s often a good idea to have a residential masonry expert build the fire pit for you, it’s possible to build one on your own. All you’ll need is the right equipment, good instructions and plenty of time to dedicate to... View Article

An Overview of Concrete Fire Pit Safety

March 9, 2021

Concrete fire pits are common throughout the country, both for in-ground and above-ground fire features. These pits can be made in a variety of different styles, but no matter the style, it’s important to make sure the pit has been constructed safely before beginning to use it. Here’s a quick overview of some of the most important fire pit safety considerations in Racine, WI. Materials One of the most common problems with concrete fire pits is that they’re often built only using concrete blocks, which are not designed to be fire safe. Over time, the aggregates will heat up and... View Article

What You Should Know About Rocks That Are Safe for Fire Pits

July 1, 2020

There’s nothing quite like a fire to bring people together. It can be a wonderful bonding experience that allows family and friends, both old and new, to join together and enjoy something that humans have experienced for thousands of years. An indoor fireplace is a wonderful gathering spot in the colder months, but an outdoor fire pit is a great option for warmer months in places that experience cooler evenings. The team at Langenfeld Masonry & Concrete has been helping our community members build the fire features of their dreams for well over a century, and when we hear about... View Article

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