Backyard fire pits are one of this year’s most popular home trends. If you’ve been dreaming of adding a paver patio with fire pit to your backyard, you’re in luck! This is a relatively simple DIY project that most people can do in just a few days.
Laying a paver patio generally costs about $350 and will take a full day. Once that’s complete, you can add firepit in an hour or two. Depending on the size of the firepit and the materials you choose, you can expect this part of the project to run you anywhere from $50 to $150.
To get started, follow the simple steps below. Once you see how easy it is, you'll wish you had done it sooner.
Gather Your Tools and Materials
It’s always a great idea to take stock of the tools and materials you need before you begin a project. To build a paver patio with firepit, you’ll need the following items:
- Paver sand
- Paver base
- Wall block stones
- Tape measure
- Hand tamper
- Marking spray paint
- One 2 x 4
- Bricks or stone (optional)
Note that there are many different ways to build both patios and firepits. This tutorial will explain how to build a simple paver patio and wood-burning fire pit made of wall block stones.