You can do several things to prolong the life span of your stone fire pit. If you neglect to maintain it, a buildup of obstinate ash and natural wear and tear will occur, preventing its normal functioning.
Regular upkeep and cleaning will ensure that a durable stone fire pit will last for many years, while you can enjoy it whenever you want. The good news is that only little maintenance will be needed for your stone fire pit. You must use a shovel and a brush to clear away any ash or debris before washing it with soapy water and a stiff-bristled brush. Use a water hose to rinse the fire pit once you are finished.
That`s pretty much it – and it is enough to do these operations now and then.
A helpful tip is never to start cleaning your fire pit immediately after using it because you will need to clean it both on the inside and the outside, which is impossible if the fire pit is still hot. It is strongly advised to wait 1-2 days after the last use before starting the cleaning process.
You should also know what to do with the ash. Once totally cooled, wood ash can be disposed of in your garden. Additionally, it can be recycled with your garden waste. However, coal ash should not be disposed of with regular trash. Check your local laws because they could vary by region.