Now that the nice warm weather has arrived more people will be moving outside for their entertainment. This could mean the use of fire pits. How does that affect your investment property?

A backyard fire pit can be fun, but it can also be a hazard. If you allow your tenants to have a fire pit at your rental property, make sure they follow a few safety tips to decrease risk.

  1. Set up fire pit on a solid surface, in an open area, away from the building and trees.
  2. Have a fire extinguisher or hose near by.
  3. Require the use of a fire screen
  4. Extinguish fire completely, with water, after every use.

If you aren’t comfortable even with these rules. then don’t allow your tenants to have fire pits. There is always some danger that comes with open flame.

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