If my 36" fire pit is 6 inches off the ground, will this protect my pool decking? The cement decking is already flaking from high heat.
Posted by Elite Deals - Chris M. on 24 October 2013 04:30 PM

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While this deck mat will provide some thermal protection, it is likely that flaking will continue beneath the mat. My recommendation would be to elevate the pit at least another 6 inches and use it in conjunction with the mat. Another option would be to use a thicker, higher insulating material beneath the pit, such as a piece of cement board, finished with ceramic tile to create a sort of hearth board.

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