Being outdoors at night is just better with a fire pit. It is a great outdoor atmosphere - sitting with friends and family, basking in the heat and glow of the fire,and enjoying the night air. There is also the added benefit that the fire, or more specifically, the smoke that comes with the fire is a natural mosquito and tick repellent. Smoke is a repellent for all insects, especially the flying ones that can help prevent those unwanted backyard bites
Here are a few links for some great ideas on how to make your own fire pit and better enjoy your outdoor living space in the backyard.
This creates a sleek, modern look for your outdoor space.
We really like this one. What a great way to re-purpose an old washing machine.
Another idea to re-purpose old parts
This one, while a little more work, will provide years of outdoor enjoyment
This one gives a great natural look
We have to say this one is our favorite!. A go anywhere mobile fire pit.
There are great fire pit ideas from places like Pinterest to make your outdoor living spaces more enjoyable. Remember to keep those fires smoky and it will help with the mosquitoes as well. If you want mosquitoes to not be a nuisance at all, go to MosquitoSquad.com to learn more about some simple steps to keep your home and family in control of mosquitoes and ticks.