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Outdoors  /  August 16, 2021

Build a Fire Pit for Your Canton, OH Area Backyard

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Tips on How to Build a Fire Pit in Massillon, North Canton, and Nearby Cities

Make your backyard the perfect recreational space with the construction of a backyard fire pit. If you do not know where to begin or how to build a fire pit, keep on reading. We will talk about the supplies, how-to, and more.

Before you start, does your local area have any restrictions about putting a fire pit in your backyard in the local building codes? Does your insurance policy have stipulations about lighting a fire on your property? If not, you can start planning how to build a fire pit.

Step 1

First, you will need to gather the tools you need.

  • Tampers
  • Garden Hose
  • Adhesive
  • Spray Paint
  • Shovel
  • Concrete
  • Stone pavers
  • Mallet
  • Level
  • Tape Measure

Step 2

What kind of fire pit would you like? A ring can be made from trapezoid blocks and a square or rectangle can be made from normal bricks. There are different sizes, materials, and colors to choose from too.

Step 3

Pick where the fire pit will go, and spray paint the shape on the ground. Remove sod and dirt up to seven inches deep and tamp level when done.

Step 4

Fill the hole with crushed gravel and water down with a garden hose. Tamp level so it is a few inches from the surface.

Step 5

Lay your bricks. Use sand to lift blocks, and a rubber mallet to tamp down as needed. Make sure the fire ring fits then begin to apply adhesive. Your adhesive will need to be set and cured for a few days so be sure to read the labeling on its packaging before you use the fire pit.

That’s how you build a fire pit! Get the supplies you need and make your backyard better than ever. Complete this project in no time and enjoy the results.

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