Copper is a popular material commonly used in many outdoor heating devices like fire pits. Whether you have a fire bowl, accents or an entire fire pit made of copper, this element offers certain advantages that explain for its growing popularity.
For example, copper fire pits take great pride in their unique and individual style and designs that have remained unparalleled by other types of fire pits. This is one of the selling points of copper fire pits. They are also manufactured with practicality and easy mobility in mind. They are made to be moved about that is why they are great options when you are looking for a portable fire pit. In addition, they boast of a very high melting point and are not prone to corrosion which makes it ideal for outdoor usage. Unlike iron, it does not rust although it is prone to discoloration if not properly and regularly maintained.
Copper fire pits have long usable life. You will never have an issue about your fire pit having a hole burned through it; and even when exposed to harsh condition, kicked or knocked over several times, the material is durable enough to be easily damaged. Aside from its durability and dependability, copper just has that unique beauty even if it loses its gloss overtime.
Like anything else, there are always two sides in a coin. Copper fire pits tend to be more expensive than other heating devices of different materials. Also, copper tend to lose its shine overtime, and is prone to discoloration. In areas where external weather condition can be harsh, the shiny appearance of your copper fire pit will tend to fade and will be replaced by that “old” look. This is the reason why to maintain the gloss and shine of your copper fire pit, you need to constantly clean it which many may find very time-consuming and too much of a hassle.
If you are planning on getting a copper fire pit, the pros and cons are presented above. While you can’t deny that it has certain issues that others may not like, it also boasts of several positive aspects that clearly overweigh the cons.