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Fire Pit Kits

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What are Fire Pit Kits?​

Discover Fire Pit Kits: Everything You Need to Know

Fire pits create a cozy ambiance and serve as natural focal points, making them ideal for crafting the perfect outdoor living space. 

Fire pit burner kits offer a wide range of shapes, sizes, and styles, providing ample customization opportunities for DIY enthusiasts, homeowners, and designers. Whether for fire pit kit DIY builds, or tabletop fire pits for outdoor dining areas, the options are extensive and diverse.

If you’re leaning towards a ready-made fire feature, explore our selection of ready-made, pre-built Fire Pits for an effortless solution.

What are Gas Fire Pit Kits?

Fire Pit Kits are a set of individual compatible fire pit components offered as a kit from a brand’s range of products. The price point of this combination of components is less than purchasing the parts individually.

Customers often appreciate the versatility of fire pit kits, as they provide the freedom to craft a customized fire pit enclosure that perfectly complements their space.

DIY Fire Pit Kits offer the user the confidence that all the essential parts are compatible, quick, and easy to install, resulting in a good flame for their fire pit.

Shapes and Sizes

Our range encompasses an array of shapes and sizes, ensuring that you can find the perfect fit for your outdoor space. Whether you need a round 12″ fire pit kit for a small table top fire pit or aiming to make a bold statement with a 10-foot linear fire pit burner, we have the solution for you.

What do Gas Fire Pit Kits Include?

This depends on the model and brand however the most basic match lit fire pit kit will include a pan or tray with an appropriate burner, and a gas line from the burner to either a shut-off or key valve. Kits may provide a second gas line from the key valve to the gas feed. 

Outdoor fire pit kits are designed to work with either natural gas or liquid propane, providing comparable functionality but not interchangeable between the two fuel types. It’s essential to identify your preferred fuel choice prior to investing in components. In general, if you plan to connect to a natural gas line, you will need natural gas fire pit kits; whereas, if you opt for portable cylinders or fixed gas tanks, liquid propane fire pit kits will be necessary. 

Gas Fire Pit Kits for Propane: A standard burner typically includes an air mixer valve, except for specific models like the Bullet Burner, which doesn’t require one. Additionally, kits intended for use with a 20lb gas cylinder may include a propane regulator.

Gas Fire Pit Kits for Natural Gas or Propane include fittings and gas connection lines customized for each fuel type, as well as their respective BTU ratings.

Ignition Options

There are four different kinds of fire pit kits, defined by the Ignition System included with the kit:

  1. Match Lit (also referred to as Match Light or Match Throw)
  2. Spark Ignition
  3. Flame Sensing
  4. Electronic Ignition

While the manufacturer maintains consistency in the fire pit pan and burner across all Ignition System options, that’s where the similarities end. Each option diverges in its unique features and specifications.

Match Lit Ignition Systems

Easy installation and maintenance

Available in natural gas and propane versions, Match Lit Kits are easy to install, require liitle maintenance, and are easy on the budget.

A match-lit fire pit kit system is the simplest of the fire pit ignition systems. You open the gas valve manually using the gas valve key or shut-off valve and light the burner with a long match or taper.

Adjusting the flame height and turning off the fire pit is also performed via the shut-off valve.

Match Lit systems are straightforward to install and maintain, and no electrical feed is required.

Match Lit Fire Pit Kit with Stainless Steel Round Flat Pan with Penta Burner

A Match Lit Kit from The HPC Fire Range

Spark Ignition Systems

No Matches or Lighters Required

A step up from the match lit system. An ignitor probe installed next to the burner is connected by an electrical cable to a push-button unit.

The best place to install the Push Button unit is on the fire pit structure’s outer surface, in an easily accessible position adjacent to the shut-off valve.

The user turns on the gas via the shut-off valve and then presses the button causing the probe to spark, igniting the burner. No electrical supply is necessary. The battery is located inside the push-button, so it is easily accessible.

SPark Ignition Fire Pit Kit with Round Drop-In Pan

A Spark Ignition Kit from the American Fireglass range

Flame Sensing Ignition Systems

Enhanced Safety Features

These safety systems have various names depending on the manufacturer. In essence, Flame Sense is a fail-safe system that cuts off the gas supply if the fire pit flame goes out.

The Automatic flame sensor or “thermocouple” located in the ignition system detects the presence of flames and closes the gas line if the flame is extinguished.

The system is battery powered, the fire pit lights via the control panel and a push button, although there are also Match-Lit models available.

These kits are fully assembled and ready for installation into the gas fire pit structure. All the connections from the control panel to the fire pit tray are completed at the factory.

Flame Fire Pit Kit with Push Button Ignition - Round  Drop-In Stainless Steel Pan and Penta Burner

A Round Flat Fire Pit Flame Sensing Kit with Stainless Steel Triple S Bullet Burner and Spark Ignition by The Outdoor Plus

Electronic Ignition Systems

The Highest Level Of Safety features

Electronic Ignition systems function similarly to flame-sensing systems, continuously monitoring the fire pit flame.

If the flame goes out, the gas supply is automatically shut off as a safety measure.

However, unlike Flame Sensing Kits, Electronic systems make several attempts to re-light the fire pit before cutting off the gas supply if the flame fails to ignite.

These systems offer various operation options, including a simple switch for easy lighting and remote control options via mobile apps.

They are highly recommended for commercial installations like Hotels, Casinos, and Restaurants due to their safety features and autonomous monitoring.

Code and ordinances often require electronic ignition for publicly accessible gas fire pits due to their enhanced safety.

Leading manufacturers, such as HPC Fire, American Fireglass and The Outdoor Plus Company, focus on durability, practicality, and compact design, making them ideal for different fire features and spaces.

While most Electronic Ignition Systems typically rely on mains electricity, there are also battery-operated models offered.

Additionally, there are Low Voltage kits specifically designed for use near water sources.

Square Stainless Steel Fire Pit Kit  with Electronic Ignition

HPC Interlink Elecrtronic Ignition Fire Pit Kit with the Torpedo Burner

Custom built Fire pit Components

Bespoke Fire Creations

At The Magic of Fire, we understand that every outdoor space is unique, and sometimes, off-the-shelf solutions may not perfectly fit your vision. That’s why we offer the option of working closely with manufacturers to supply custom-made fire pit kits or components tailored specifically to your needs.

Whether you have a particular design in mind or require modifications to fit a custom-built enclosure, our team is dedicated to bringing your ideas to life. By collaborating closely with trusted manufacturers, we ensure that each custom fire pit kit meets your exact specifications, providing a seamless integration into your outdoor living space. 

With our commitment to quality craftsmanship and personalized service, you can trust us to deliver a one-of-a-kind fire pit solution that exceeds your expectations.

For further inquiries, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us using the telephone number located at the top of the page, or you can utilize the contact form available at the bottom. We look forward to assisting you with any questions or information you may need.