Restoring an Old Fire Pit

Over time your fire pit may begin to show some wear and tear from the elements. A great way to refurbish an old pit and get it looking like new again is to remove the fire bowl (area where the fire burns) and make some simple repairs. Typically, there are two common areas that tend to wear out: the bottom and sides of the fire pit.

The first common thing that occurs is burn through or holes in the bottom. An inexpensive and simple way to fix this problem is to take a trip to your local home improvement store and purchase a thin piece of sheet metal. Sometimes, if you give the store your dimensions they will cut the piece of metal for you, but before you head to your local home improvement store be sure to measure the dimensions of the fire pit first. Unless you have the …