Build a Custom Fire Pit

Expand Your Living Space

If you spend a lot of time in the backyard, adding a fire pit is a great way to enhance the living space.
A Fire pit also provides the perfect focal point for your backyard. Design the rest of your backyard can around it.

Type of Firepit

Built-in, custom fire pit or premade fire pit. Most every home improvement store sells several different types of free-standing fire pits. These can be set up rather quickly.

If you are looking to add a custom built fire pit, there are more things to consider. 

Whatever you choose, just make sure it is safe for your situation.

Use of Firepit

Do you want a firepit to just keep you warm when enjoying time in the backyard or are you also wanting to use it to roast hotdogs, marshmallows or cook on it? 

Choose a location for your fire pit


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Fire Pit Safety

  • Keep a fire extinguisher, bucket of water or garden hose nearby in case of an emergency.
  • Don’t overload the fire pit with wood
  • To maintain the fire pit, it is best to use seasoned hardwood.
    Avoid burning trash, leaves, paper, cardboard , painted wood or plywood.
  • Keep children and pets at a safe distance. 
  • Above ground firepits should be placed on a level, non-flammable surface
  • All firepits should be kept at least 3 meters / 9 feet away from your house, shed, fence and wood supply. Also keep it away from your wood supply.
  • Do not use flammable materials to light a fire. Gasoline, alcohol, kerosene or other combustible liquids
  • Make sure the fire is out before heading inside for the night.
  • Never leave any fire unattended, even for a minute as wind gusts can send sparks or flames to combustible materials.

** NOTE **

Before you begin work , check the City of Regina regulations on firepits.

Also, if you want to build an in-ground fire pit. Before you dig, request to have underground lines located.