Most Popular Fire Pits And Braais

Having a braai area or fire pit can be such a charming addition to your yard. Who doesn’t love sitting next to a warm, toasty fire with the most scrumptious food being cooked right before your eyes? But with the different varieties of braais and fire pits in the market, which is the right one for your yard? Gumtree gives you an overview of the most popular types:

Fire pits:

  1. Wood burning fire pits: These include wood burning grills, outdoor fireplaces and brick or stone fire pits.
  2. Propane fire pits: These include portable propane fire pits, copper bowl fire pits and fire pit tables.
  3. Gel fuel fire pits: These include gel fuelled logs and tabletop fireplaces.
  4. Natural gas fire pits: These include sunken designed fire pits and square, round or tabletop designs.

The most common braais available in South Africa are:

  1. Wood braais: For braai fanatics, this traditional type of wood or charcoal braai is the only way to go.
  2. Kettle braais: This type of braai is perfect for cooking large pieces of meat as it is designed to distribute heat evenly.
  3. Gas braais: These versatile braais come with several convenient features including a thermostat and heat settings that enhance the cooking process.

Now that you know the range of fire pits and braais available, Gumtree explains why it is important to dedicate an area in your yard for them:

  1. It can provide a dazzling ambience for entertainment purposes.
  2. It can be used throughout the year across seasons.
  3. It provides light and warmth to your yard space at night too.
  4. It is a space to relax and unwind after a long day.

Now that you’ve got the knowledge, it’s time to shop! Head to or your Gumtree app (click for Apple & Android) and don’t forget to use your location settings to find local home and garden information close to home.

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