Dani Rakestraw

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  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    Does the Pyro Tower get hot on all sides?

    While the Pyro Tower may only have an opening on the front, it gets plenty warm on all four sides. Our in-house testing has revealed that, on a 32 degree night with no wind, the Tower warms a 36" r...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    Does the Pyro Tower Cover protect the Tower from the elements?

    Our 100% polyester canvas covers are sized to perfectly protect your Pyro Tower and are built to endure extreme conditions. The heavy duty cover is water and mildew resistant and uses a superior so...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    How often do I need to oil my Pyro Tower?

    The frequency which you should oil your Pyro Tower varies greatly depending on temperature, precipitation, humidity, and the reason that you are oiling it in the first place. Places that are more d...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    What size firewood should I use in my Pyro Tower?

    Standard firewood size is 16." You can also stack pieces bonfire-style to get larger pieces of wood in the Tower, or cut them down to the size you need.

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    How hot does the Pyro Tower get?

    We get this question a lot, and there's really no way to answer that fairly. The temperature varies greatly depending on the type, quantity, and quality of materials that are being burned. We recom...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    Can I use the Pyro Tower on a wood or composite deck?

    Yes, the Pyro Tower can safely be used on wood and composite decks. We do recommend that you use the Fire Screen and Spark Arrestors to prevent any wayward embers from escaping, and you should neve...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    Will the Pyro Tower rust?

    The Patina Process It's important to understand the nature of raw steel and the unique ways in which it will age over time. Patina is a natural weathering process which occurs when metal is exposed...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    What is the difference between polymerized linseed oil and boiled linseed oil?

    Our standard metal finish on the Pyro Tower is a polymerized linseed oil. Linseed oil is a natural product that is pressed from the dried seeds of the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum) and is common...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    Does the Pyro Tower put out a lot of heat?

    Yes, it does! One of the unique properties of the steel that we use to build the Pyro Tower is that it is extremely efficient and storing and radiating heat. Unlike an open fire pit, the Pyro Tower...

  • Dani Rakestraw created an article,

    Where can I learn more about your "hand-oiled finish"?

    We have an entire page devoted to explaining our unique metal finish that you can view here.