- Wood fires generate more smoke than gas fires. This means that sitting by a wood fire pit could result in your clothing and hair smelling like smoke. It’s important to keep this in mind when planning to entertain guests around a wood fire pit.
- Using a fire pit made from wood in wet or rainy weather can be risky. Wet wood can struggle to catch fire and can create a lot of smoke when it does. This can make it difficult to enjoy the fire pit, as well as resulting in unpleasant smoke in the surrounding area.
Fire pits have become an increasingly popular addition to outdoor entertaining spaces. They create a cozy ambiance and provide warmth on chilly nights. However, like any outdoor feature, fire pits have some downsides. In terms of wood fire pits, there are a few negatives to consider: