What every best Fire Pits & Patio Heaters has:
- Adequate heat for your needs.
- Good looks.
- Easy assembly.
A cozy and beautiful sight. One comment that pops up over and over in reviews is that the Red Ember Bronze Crossweave Firebowl Fire Pit is a pleasure to look at. Owners love the bronze finish and the way the firelight shows through the open-weave design. They also appreciate the fire pit's large capacity, which makes it possible to build up a roaring blaze. Most owners seem to enjoy the fire pit as much for entertainment as for heat, making references to putting up their feet and toasting marshmallows.
Wood-burning means prep work. Reviews generally say the Crossweave Firebowl is easy to assemble, though a handful owners do experience challenges, mostly minor. Like any wood-burning fire pit, using the Crossweave Firebowl does take some work, as you have to either buy or cut firewood and build the fire by hand. However, the included spark screen keeps safety risks to a minimum.
Sturdy, but watch out for rust. Owners generally describe this fire pit as "solid." We did see a few comments about certain parts, like the legs or the cooking grate, being flimsy, but these concerns are rare. The only complaint that pops up often is that the finish rusts easily. However, the fire pit comes with a weatherproof cover, and the editors at Hayneedle.com say covering the pit between uses should prevent rust. A couple of users also recommend drilling holes in the bottom for water to drain. This fire pit is backed by a six-month warranty -- shorter than those for most propane heaters, but longer than warranties for some other fire pits.
The Red Ember Bronze Crossweave Firebowl Fire Pit receives roughly 960 reviews at this home retail site. Owners overwhelmingly praise the fire pit's looks, durability and easy assembly, granting it a 4.5-star rating. Over 95 percent say they would recommend it to a friend.
The Red Ember Bronze Crossweave Firebowl Fire Pit receives only a handful of reviews at Amazon.com, and a split decision. One user rates it at three stars and says it seems overpriced, but the others are delighted and grant it a perfect score.