Fire pits have become very popular accessories on patios, decks and porches. Pits are available in a wide array of materials, including stainless steel, wrought iron and copper. Pits will also vary in size from a couple of feet across to 5 or 6 feet. Many pits feature a decorated railing or flat surface suitable for setting a drink or snack on. Fire pits are used as accessories as well as main features in outdoor settings, and with a wide variety of designs, there is one to fit every decor.