With the days getting nippier and winter fast approaching, we’ll soon need more than warm jackets and layers if we want to continue the safe, outdoor socializing that’s become a hallmark of the ongoing pandemic. Outdoor heaters, we’ve written, are one effective way to warm up outside, in part because they come in many styles that make it easy to find the right one for you. A campfire is arguably the original outdoor heater — and you could say this firepit is essentially a fancier version of that. It’s simpler to set up than machines that require propane or plugs: Just throw logs in, light them, and voilà. At just less than three feet in diameter, this is also fairly compact, making it even more versatile. Its rather autumnal rust finish with leaf cutouts makes the firepit a bit nicer to look at, and it comes with all the accessories you would need, including a mesh spark screen, safety handles, a 16-inch log poker, and a cover to throw on when not in use. What’s more, it has log grates to catch ashes for easy cleanup. Given the many months of cold weather ahead, you’d think such a convenient tool would be selling for top dollar. But today, we found it for half off — or basically a fire sale.
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