DIY Backyard Ideas

June 17, 2019
38" Round Do-It-Yourself Hardscape Gas Fire Burner Kit by The Outdoor GreatRoom Company for your backyard fall DIY project

It’s never too late to get started on your summer backyard projects. While it may seem intimidating at first to create your own dream patio design, these do-it-yourself ideas are sure to give you the motivation you need to dive into your outdoor projects.

Custom Fire Pit Design

Build Your Own Gas Fire Pit Feature

When designing your own fire pit table, it’s essential to get the very best propane or natural gas burner pan in the industry for the project. Before you start shopping for your DIY gas burner, make a list of priorities.

  • Safety

Typically a safe DIY burner pan is at the top of the list. When searching for the right burner for your project, look for one that’s UL Listed for safety and quality. UL listed certification requires very strict testing standards to ensure safety in the outdoor elements. When it comes to your home and family’s fire pit, a safe UL Listed fire pit is worth every penny.

L shaped custom fire pit
  • Easy to install and maintain

When building your own propane or natural gas fire pit, the ease of installation and use makes a major difference for your outside projects. The burner set should be user-friendly and easy to clean. Once your project’s completed, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cleaning the burner. The ease of maintaining your gas burner is mostly due to the construction and design.

Outdoor-rated construction plays a major role in your DIY burner. Commercial grade #304 stainless steel combined with state-of-the-art design creates a durable burner you can rely on for your projects. #304 stainless steel can withstand the heat and offers a longer lifespan for your DIY fire pit burner than other materials. A good test to ensure you’re getting a quality burner is the warranty. When purchasing a burner, inquire about the manufacturer’s warranty.

Custom Outdoor Kitchen with Wood Pergola and Gas Burner Design by The Outdoor GreatRoom Company for your patio, backyard, veranda, or deck
  • Style

Part of the reasoning for your exterior projects is for the looks! Look for an outdoor burner that provides the upscale design you deserve on your patio or deck. Full, realistic flames with cozy warmth make for the perfect focal point in your backyard. Consider a variety of burner pan shapes and sizes, or even design a custom burner for that unique backyard look!

DIY Burner Custom Fire Pit

Opt for a DIY Gas Burner Kit

If you’re just diving into the home DIY life or have a mile-long list of projects, a build your own gas fire pit kit may be your best bet. Simply select your own pavers, bricks, or other hardscape and fire-approved media to complete the design and make it your own. If you’re extra stretched with home projects and home renovation decisions, choose the Hudson Kit that even includes the brick pavers! With 10 simple steps, you’ll soon be relaxing around the fire with family and friends!

Sonoma Redwood 12x16 Pergola with Lattice

Build your Own Pergola

For a DIY patio cover idea, pergola kits are the latest home renovation must-have! An easy-to-install wood pergola kit is a simple way to create a defined outdoor space for relaxing and entertaining. A wood pergola is a perfect outdoor element for a first-time home DIYer needing an easy outdoor project to increase the value of your home and wow guests. They offer some outdoor sun cover for the patio or deck, especially with a pergola roof accessory. Even if you have a full home renovation needing some time-saving hacks, a pergola kit can easily be installed on multiple surfaces for quick placement in your backyard. Then incorporate your DIY fire pit, comfy outdoor furniture, and pretty landscaping for a complete DIY backyard look to enjoy the outdoor season ahead!

Consult your local professional for tips as you begin your home backyard projects. Make sure to share your final photos with us on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our social media!

LODGE II Pergola
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