Fire glass produces more heat than real wood, and also is environmentally friendly. There is no smoke, it’s odorless and doesn’t produce ash. You are able to stay toasty warm without cutting down trees and the specially formulated glass crystals give off no toxic deposit.
DIY Concrete Patio Bench for $30 If you're looking to increase your backyard entertaining space on a budget consider making this concrete patio bench. You'll put together the sides with concrete blocks and the top is a wooden plank covered with scrap foam padding and outdoor fabric. Either paint cinder blocks or cover with something...concrete is ugly.