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Patios in North Potomac MD: Pros and Cons of Natural Gas Fire Pits

Natural gas fire pits are becoming a popular choice for patios in North Potomac MD - and for good reason. When done well, natural gas fire pits are beautiful, convenient, and safe - and can be turned on with a key or a flip of a switch. Here are some pros and cons to help you decide if a natural gas fireplace is the right good choice for you.


  • Lights easily
  • No smoke
  • No sparks or embers
  • No ash to clean up
  • Provides ambiance
  • No hauling wood
  • No ash to clean up


  • Requires a gas line to be run to the pit (which is more complicated for an existing patio)
  • Not ideal for cooking or roasting
  • Provides less warmth as wood
  • No homey fire scent
  • Fire rings may clog

For more information on natural gas fire pits for patios in North Potomac MD, please contact the experts at East Coast Landscape Design. The East Coast Landscape Design team has over a quarter century of experience in the design, installation, and care of patios in North Potomac MD.

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