Deck fire pits can be round or square; some are built into the foundation of the deck so they sit level with the surface while others are installed above the deck and can even be portable for changes in placement. The materials used to build deck fire bits include rock, stone, concrete, wood and metal.
A deck fire pit provides warmth and light for outdoor living and entertaining. Some feature grates over the pit, while others are open air.
The fuel source is another important consideration. Some deck fire pits use wood logs while others are powered by gas or propane. The latter versions cost more to operate and maintain, but they require less preparation.