The Best Gas Fire Bowl Options for 2022
Adding a little style and flair to your backyard, patio, deck or outdoor space is easier when you have a few ideas in mind. If you’re starting fresh, you’re likely on the hunt for things like outdoor furnishings, decor, lighting and fire features.
Choosing the right fire feature for your outdoor space is much simpler when you know what to look for – that’s where we come in. Today, we’re going over some of our picks for the best gas fire bowl options for 2022. You'll get the backyard summer fun started any time of the year with one of these incredible outdoor fire features.
Gas Fire Bowl Brands
When you first start looking for the perfect gas fire bowl to fit your backyard, you’ll come across different brand names, each with its own unique set of features and options. It can be hard to sift through all of the different types and keep track of the various names in outdoor gas fire bowls. To give you a better idea of gas fire bowl brands, here’s a short overview of each of the biggest names in outdoor fire features:
HPC: a top choice for spectacular fire and water bowls, outdoor fire features and burner systems plus burner accessories. HPC designs innovative fire features and industry-leading burner systems, so its products are featured across the FDO store.
The Outdoor Plus: an industry-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of gas fire bowls and fire and water features. This brand is also a well-respected designer of burner systems and fire bowl accessories with its products featured across the FDO store.
Firegear Outdoors: produces high-caliber, affordable outdoor gas fire bowls, gas fire bowl burners plus ready-to-finish fire pits and other outdoor fire features. Firegear Outdoors is a featured fire bowl brand across the FDO store.
Fireplace Doors Online: our brand of gas fire bowls from Fireplace Doors Online are simple features designed to give homeowners a luxurious yet reliable fire feature option. Built with stainless steel features and burner pans, gas fire bowls from Fireplace Doors Online are trustworthy, durable and carefully constructed outdoor fire features.
You can’t really go wrong with gas fire bowls from any of these brands or makers. We proudly stand behind each of these brands and offer a range of products from all of these manufacturers in the fire bowls and fire and water bowls sections across the FDO store.
As you can see, the possibilities for your backyard space are endless. Creating the outdoor patio, deck or poolside area of your dreams starts right here with the best gas fire bowl options for 2022.
What to Consider Before Buying a Gas Fire Bowl
Before buying gas fire bowl for your patio or backyard, you’ll want to make a few initial decisions such as the type of fuel source you’re planning to use – natural gas or propane. Many times, this choice comes down to whether your home is already set up to use one over the other. Other considerations include thinking about where you plan to install your new fire bowl on your property and which type of material you’d like for your feature.
Types of gas fire bowl materials include:
The last consideration to make is whether you would like to upgrade your gas fire bowl to a fire and water bowl.
Fire and Water Bowls
If you’re looking for something a little more unique and visually stunning for your outdoor gas fire bowl, then consider upgrading to a gas fire and water bowl.
A fire and water bowl combines the two elements, fire and water, into a single outdoor fire feature. Fire and water bowls are made of the same materials as standard gas fire bowls, and many of the brands listed above offer their most popular gas fire bowl designs in a fire and water bowl option.
How We Made Our Picks for Gas Fire Bowls
Coming up with ideas for your backyard fire feature is oftentimes easier said than done and everyone needs a little help now and then. We have you covered with our top picks for a gas fire bowl. These are handpicked items from the pros at FDO and we based our decisions on a few key factors such as:
Performance: we took into account performance aspects such as durability, ease of use and lighting options just to name a few.
Options: we looked at options for things such as available bowl sizes, color options and compatibility with different fuel types.
Popularity: this accounts for aspects such as the best-selling items and positive customer feedback.
Using these factors as our criteria, we carefully went through hundreds of features. We spent hours reviewing the data before handpicking our best gas fire bowls for 2022 and passing these top choices on to you. You can see our picks for the top gas fire bowls of 2022 below.
The Sanctuary 2 Concrete Fire Bowl from Firegear Outdoors
The Sanctuary 2 gas fire bowl from Firegear Outdoors is an excellent way to bring some ambiance and warmth to your outdoor spaces. With six concrete color options to choose from, the Sanctuary 2 fire bowl is designed to fit a range of outdoor layouts and match a variety of styles. The Sanctuary 2 can sit on the ground or on a pedestal and comes with a stainless steel spur-shaped burner that resists harsh weather conditions.
Ostara Square Concrete (GFRC) Gas Fire Bowl from Fireplace Doors Online
The Ostara Square Concrete gas fire bowls from Fireplace Doors Online make a lovely addition to any outdoor setup. Ostara Square Concrete gas fire bowls are available in various sizes and come with eight different paint color options. These gas fire bowls are dramatically slanted from their base to their opening giving you more control over where your feature is mounted and installed in your backyard while offering a beautiful fire display.
Ostara gas fire bowls from Fireplace Doors Online come with a 304 stainless steel fire ring and burner pan that resists rust and corrosion plus stands up to other harsh weather conditions. When you couple the Ostara’s burner features with the high heat paint applications, you can start to see why these gas fire bowls are one of the top options for outdoor fire features in 2022.
Avalon Copper Gas Fire Bowl from The Outdoor Plus
The Avalon gas fire bowl by The Outdoor Plus is a beautiful square copper outdoor gas fire feature available in different sizes. These hammered copper square fire bowls make an excellent heating option for your outdoor space as it gives off 65,000 BTUs of heat. This is enough to keep you and your guests warm as you gather around the fire for a relaxing night outside.
The Avalon gas fire bowls are compatible with either natural gas or propane, giving you a full range of options when designing your outdoor space.
Spun Aluminum Gas Fire Bowl from HPC
The simple yet highly effective and visually stunning Spun Aluminum gas fire bowl from HPC is an incredible combination of form and function, making it can’t miss for your backyard fire feature. These innovative, lightweight gas fire bowls are easy to install and move around your yard. The Spun Aluminum gas fire bowls are actually powder-coated copper bowls with concrete to create a smooth finish on your outdoor feature.
If you have kids or small pets, then a Spun Aluminum gas fire bowl from HPC is the perfect outdoor feature for you. These gas fire bowls are equipped with a specially designed ventilation system that keeps the outside of your fire bowl cool to the touch while burning fires.
Cazo Stainless Steel Gas Fire Bowl from Fireplace Doors Online
The simple yet modern and elegant look of a Cazo Stainless Steel gas fire bowl from Fireplace Doors Online is designed to complement a range of outdoor designs and backyard styles. The Cazo gas fire bowl offers homeowners a diverse outdoor fire feature with options for natural gas or propane fuel sources and choices for match-lit or electronic ignitions.
These stainless steel gas fire bowls also come with other stainless steel features including a burner and a burner pan to resist rust and corrosion plus other impacts from the weather.
Sedona Stainless Steel Gas Fire Bowl from The Outdoor Plus
The Sedona gas fire bowl from The Outdoor Plus makes an excellent poolside or seaside patio fire feature. With its stainless steel design, the Sedona gas fire bowl is available in seven creamy powder-coated finishes, making it a great option to match a range of outdoor styles.
The Sedona is a discreet fire bowl feature that can be the focal point of your outdoor design or paired with other fire features to complement a range of outdoor and poolside setups. The Sedona’s powder-coated color options make this outdoor gas fire bowl a versatile accent and it’s able to fit into a variety of outdoor design styles.
Gas Fire and Water Bowls for 2022
One of the best things about choosing a fire bowl for your outdoor or backyard space is the option you have to upgrade your feature to a fire and water bowl. A fire and water bowl is essentially a water fountain combined with a fire bowl to create an extravagant visual display.
Many of the gas fire bowl designs are available in a fire and water bowl option. If you find a gas fire bowl design, you can typically upgrade it to a fire and water bowl. Here are some of our top picks for gas fire and water bowls to add to your outdoor space this year.
Napoli Round Concrete Gas Fire and Water Bowl from Fireplace Doors Online
The Napoli Round Concrete gas fire and water bowls from Fireplace Doors Online offer a modern spin on classic concrete water features. With curved, beveled edges and a scupper spout water feature, Napoli gas fire and water bowls are available in a range of sizes 24-47”.
The Napoli gas fire and water features are constructed of GFRC, come with a stainless steel spillway insert and are available in eight different color options.
Sedona Wood Grain Concrete Fire and Water Bowl from The Outdoor Plus
The Sedona Wood Grain gas fire and water bowl from The Outdoor Plus is a modern take on a classic concrete fire and water feature. The wood grain look of the Sedona gas fire and water bowl makes it the perfect addition to your patio, deck, outdoor space or poolside setup.
These bowls come with a CSA-certified match-lit burner system, an option to add reflective fire glass and a canvas cover to protect your outdoor feature while it’s not in use. The Sedona fire and water bowls come in three different colors and are available in a range of sizes.
Madrid Linear Concrete Fire and Water Bowl from The Outdoor Plus
The Madrid Linear concrete gas fire and water bowls from The Outdoor Plus is a truly spectacular outdoor fire and water feature that can be the centerpiece of your patio, deck or poolside area. The Madrid Linear concrete feature comes in an astonishing 18 different color options, so you can truly make this fire and water bowl work with any outdoor decorating style.
The linear shape of the Madrid comes with a spillway that makes this feature look more like a fire and waterfall feature as opposed to your traditional fire and water bowl. The linear spillway makes the Madrid a great choice for a poolside water feature or the focal point of your outdoor space.
Maya Gas Fire and Water Bowl from The Outdoor Plus
The square copper Maya gas fire and water bowls from The Outdoor Plus make the perfect addition to any backyard or poolside arrangement. The hammered copper look of the Maya gas fire and water bowl gives it just the right amount of distinction while the stainless steel burner system and burner components make this feature an incredibly reliable outdoor fire feature.
These copper water features are available in a range of sizes and the Maya’s design can even be found in other types of materials, which is the case for many of the available gas fire bowl and fire and water bowl designs.
Avalon Brushed Stainless Steel Fire and Water Bowl from Fireplace Doors Online
The brushed stainless steel look of this Avalon gas fire and water bowl gives homeowners a modest fire and water feature option for their backyard spaces. The Avalon fire and water bowl from Fireplace Doors Online is available in a range of sizes from 24-36” and can be upgraded with an All Weather Electronic Ignition System (AWEIS) that makes lighting your gas fire feature easy and reliable.
The Avalon stainless steel gas fire and water bowls give off an incredible 65,000 BTUs of heat to keep you and your guests warm and comfortable as you enjoy a relaxing night in your outdoor space or poolside area.
A Summary of the Best Gas Fire Bowl Options for 2022
Gas fire bowls and gas fire and water bowls offer advantages beyond simply adding some backyard decor to your outdoor property. Gas fire bowls and fire and water bowls come in a range of sizes and can be made from materials such as copper, concrete and stainless steel.
Many times, these features make great poolside additions and offer a fun way to heat your outdoor spaces. Regardless of how you plan to use your new gas feature, these are all great options for your next gas fire bowl or new outdoor fire feature in 2022.
The Best Gas Fire Bowl Options for 2022 are Available in the FDO Store
The gas fire bowls we’ve presented above are all available in the Fireplace Doors Online store and are recommended by the FDO team of professionals. The best part is all of these come with the option to upgrade your feature with an AWEIS – electronic ignition system. Electronic ignition systems make it possible to enjoy your gas fire bowl with the flip of a switch or by simply opening your smartphone or another smart device.
Need help finding the best gas fire bowl for your patio, deck or poolside area? As always, feel free to contact us online or give us a call at 888-986-1535 and a member of our trusted team will be happy to help find the best gas fire bowl or fire and water bowl for your outdoor space.