Whether it’s for a client’s yard or your own, a fire pit can help extend the useful life of outdoor space as the temperatures drop. But even the simplest-looking installations require paying mind to a range of factors, including material selection, local codes, and even the prevailing wind direction to ensure safe and effective use, according to home improvement website Propane can help bring a backyard fire pit to life. It can be connected to the home’s tank or its own smaller one nearby, making getting the fire going and cleaning it up easy.

Don’t limit your installation to a single, in-ground steel ring. Here are three ideas for more versatile and visually appealing backyard fire pit design.

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