From Pool Fire Bowls to Concrete Fire Bowls: How to Select the Perfect Fire Feature

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Pebble Tec pool fire bowls


When you build or remodel your pool a fire feature may not be top of mind, but it should be. The addition of a pool fire bowl can elevate your outdoor space, add an element of luxury to your pool, and make it possible to utilize your backyard all year long.

When deciding on a fire bowl, there are many options. It’s important to consider quality of product and design. The Fire + Water Elements collection from Pebble Technology International® (PTI) offers handcrafted selections made from the highest quality materials, that are durable and designed to complement Pebble Tec® pool finishes. With the collection decided, you can move on to the fun part — selecting the perfect fire feature.


Fire Features

  • Fire Bowls – choose from a hammered copper or concrete fire bowl. The fire bowls are offered in three shapes — square, cone, and round — and the flames will add warmth and ambiance to your outdoor space. If you select the concrete fire bowl option, you can choose from three different colored finishes: Earthcast, Mossrock, and Fossil.
  • Fire and Water Bowls – pair the vibrancy of a dancing flame with the tranquility of falling water with a pool water bowl. Each bowl comes with a 10” scupper creating a waterfall that flows into your pool. The hammered copper and cast stone bowls come in three shapes — square, round, and cone —cast stone bowls are offered in three different finishes — earthcast, mossrock, and fossil.


Add The Flames

All fire bowls are compatible with natural gas or propane. You can also select from the options of automated electronic or manual ignition. PTI® fire features all come with patented flame monitoring technology to withstand adverse weather conditions, so you can keep the fire burning as long as you want.


Fill It Up

Now that you’ve decided on your vessel, it’s time to determine the filler.

  • Fire Glass – add an extra flare of color to your pool fire bowl with fire glass. The glass is compatible with natural gas and available in six elegant jewel tones — Aqua, Black, Chestnut, Cobalt Blue, Ocean Blue, and Turquoise —that perfectly compliment every Pebble Technology pool finish. Fire glass comes in ¼-½” pieces and is designed for long-term heat resistance.
  • Lava Rock – for an earthy appearance, select lava rock for your fire feature filler. The charcoal gray rocks are 2-3” in size, tumbled for a smooth finish, and can be used with either natural gas or propane options.

Building a fire feature to compliment your pool finish is the perfect way to customize your outdoor space with a cohesive look. The Fire + Water Elements collection offers options for every style. Pair a concrete fire bowl with lava rocks for a rustic feel, or a pool fire bowl with fire glass that complements your pool water color. Browse our brochure to find your perfect fire feature.