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Solus at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018. Launch New Modern Accessory for the Outdoor Gas Firepit.

Solus Decor at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 exhibiting fire pits, fire bowls, water features and accessories in London, England

We are looking forward to once again showcasing our fantastic garden terrace fire pits as we preview what else is in store for visitors at the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, London.

This year Solus Decor are excited to launch a new accessory for the Hemi fire bowl. The metal table top  can convert into a drinks ring for the 36 and 48 Hemi fire pit and hence adds a new dimension to the use of this contemporary and sculptural firepit. A simple disk table top is also available for the 26 Hemi. They are constructed out of noncorrosive aluminum and stainless steel. Therefore they are perfect for social gatherings in residential or commercial settings.

Solus Décor Hemi Gas Firebowl Firepit. With metal drinks ring. Shown on the terrace at Predator Ridge Resort Canada. The metal table top turns this firepit into a modern table when not lit.
Solus Décor Hemi Gas Firebowl Firepit. With metal drinks ring. Shown on the terrace at Predator Ridge Resort Canada. The metal table top turns this firepit into a modern table when not lit.

Chelsea is at the forefront of the shows for the garden industry. This year is no exception and we are excited to see the CHERUB HIV Garden: A Life Without Walls designed by Naomi Ferrett-Cohen. Naomi is working with HIV partnership CHERUB to help raise awareness about young people living with HIV in the UK and beyond. Featuring a Solus Water Dome, Naomi has designed a space that could be recreated within a home garden context. The garden uses specialist planting and design to take visitors on a powerful symbolic journey helping to promote acceptance and understanding about the condition.

Chelsea 2018: The CHERUB HIV Garden designed by Naomi Ferrett-Cohen and featuring a Solus Decor Water Dome.
Chelsea 2018: The CHERUB HIV Garden designed by Naomi Ferrett-Cohen and featuring a Solus Decor Water Dome.

Another must-see garden will be The Myeloma UK Garden, designed by John Everiss and Francesca Murrell. It will highlight the work of Myeloma UK. A bold 7 tonne, 12 feet high sculpture will rise from the garden as its centrepiece and as a result, promises to be unique and contemporary.

Chelsea 2018: The Myeloma UK Garden Designed by John Everiss and Francesca Murrell.
Chelsea 2018: The Myeloma UK Garden Designed by John Everiss and Francesca Murrell.

On the Solus Decor stand on Pavilion Way PW/608, we will of course be displaying and demonstrating a selection of our best-selling fire pits and water features.

Next to us will be Chilstone on stand PW/607. This year Chilstone are proudly celebrating 65 years of handmaking cast stone in Britain and always have a fabulous display.

If you are visiting this year, please come and see both stands. We look forward to meeting you.

Contact us for more information on Solus products. Or visit our website: www.solusdecor.co.uk. Made in Vancouver, Canada. Shipped worldwide.

For more information on the RHS Chelsea Flower Show visit: www.rhs.org.uk

 

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Solus fire bowls by New York’s Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal reviews the Solus

Playing With Solus Fire

By LAILA KEARNEY

Fire pits have evolved from caves and campsites to become a central part of outdoor living. In a survey of 166 landscape architects, fire pits ranked as one of the most requested residential outdoor features of 2013, according to the American Society of Landscape Architects. The pits are increasingly designed to use gas instead of kindling for environmental reasons and safety, while still bringing heat and art to the outdoors.

The Hemi is 36-inches in diameter, 16.5 inches tall. Solus Decor's Hemi 36 pictured here in the colour Arbutus.
Solus Decor’s Hemi 36 pictured here in the colour linen.

Blazing Bowls

Hand-cast concrete décor company Solus built its first fire bowl six years ago for a client wanting flames to rise from within her cascading swimming pool in coastal Victoria, British Columbia. Fire pits have since become the Vancouver-based company’s best-selling product, said company president Brad Carpenter. Solus pit designs include this Hemi fire bowl. The Hemi pictured is 36-inches in diameter, 16.5 inches tall and can be built to use a propane burner or, more commonly, a natural-gas line that runs beneath the surface of the product.

 

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Fire pits are safe to use in Vancouver

Are fire pits legal? Are they safe to use? Do they require permits in Vancouver? These are some common question we get asked so we’d like to take a moment to clarify.

Solus Hemi 36" in Vancouver
Solus Hemi 36-inch firebowl in Vancouver

First and foremost, fire pits are absolutely legal in Canada and United States. We also ship worldwide. If you live outside of North America and would like to order a fire pit, first check with your municipality/city but we would be surprised if it wasn’t.

As for whether or not Solus fire pits require permits in Vancouver, unlike wood-burning fire pits which are banned by most municipalities, Solus fire pits adhere to municipal bylaws because they are generally fueled by natural gas or propane. Also, because no materials or substances are burned in the fire pit (i.e. waste, paper, plant material, wood or vegetation) you do not require a permit in Vancouver. And if that’s not great news, some burners fueled by ethanol can even be used inside landscape structures such as gazebos. Think of the décor possibilities!

Social benefits of having a fire pit:

Fire has always been a natural draw for those spending time outside. Today’s fire features are more than just focal points; they’re also social magnets. People are just naturally attracted to fire. Most people tell us after they’ve installed a fire bowl, that it becomes a gathering place, a natural conversation pit.

How to choose a fire pit:

Once you have chosen the fuel type (natural gas, propane or ethanol), deciding between a fire pit, fire table or fire bowl comes down to personal preference, functionality and style. The fire table is quite popular because it allows you to place a small plate or a glass on the surface, although we now also offer this ability on our 48″ Hemi firebowl thanks to the new Orbital ring we just launched. Fire bowls on the other hand tend to kick out more warmth and inspire more conversation. Of the Solus product line, the Hemi 36″ firebowl is a big seller.

Solus firetable
Solus firetables are great for entertaining

If you’d like to see for yourself which model you’d prefer, feel free to drop by our showroom or give us a call 1(877) 255 3146 so we can answer any questions or concerns you might have.

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Introducing the newest fire pits from Solus Decor

Introducing the latest and greatest from Solus

There’s a growing trend toward outdoor rooms designed to feel like home spas or staycation delights. As leaders in fire features, we have a keen eye for how to use fire to accommodate every space.

THE FIRE CUBE
For cozy spaces, we are excited to introduce the Fire Cube. A petite and polite box, it measures just 16” x 16” x 17”(H) and is ideal for small spaces. Gang them up and create a spectacular multi-visual fire point.

Available in natural gas, propane or ethanol (manual lit only).

Firecube Cinder Flame lava firestone
Fire cube Cinder Flame lava firestone

THE SPIRE
This beautiful and elegant conical fire pit flares from the bottom to the top and measures 24”h x 16” (at the base) x 20” (diameter at the top). It’s an accent fire piece that holds its own alone or in a series and is available in 12 colors to wow.

Available in natural gas or propane (manual or electronic ignition ).

Spire Cinder Flame firebowl
Spire Cinder Flame firebowl

THANK YOU FACEBOOK FANS

When it came time to name our newest innovations in fire – the Fire Cube and the Spire, we turned to our most loyal fan base: our Facebook friends. More than 250 names were submitted. The two winners received a Solus fire pit for their creativity. Thank you to everyone who shared their ideas! We had a lot of fun reviewing and naming these products.

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Solus Decor commercial fire pit line is constantly evolving

Innovations in fire.

We play with fire – a lot – so we can continue to evolve and innovate products that provide the best options for our commercial clients and their customers.

Here are a few of our most recent innovations:

ELECTRONIC BURNERS
If your space isn’t plumbed for gas or propane, great news: we’ve expanded our existing line of manual lit fire pits to include bio fuel, more commonly known as ethanol. We have also added electronic ignition to our Elevated Halo series. Our fire tables, firebowls, and boxes are already electronic ignition capable.

GLASS SHIELDS
If code or client comfort requires a little more protection, we now offer stylish glass shields for safety without compromising aesthetics.

Hemi 36 Linen Flame w glass
Hemi 36″ Linen Flame with glass shield firebowl

ORBITAL RING
This band of concrete on our Hemi 48” firebowl is a perfect example of form meets function. Now, there’s room to add plates and glasses while gathering around our largest fire pit and enjoying the flame.

Hemi 48" fire pit
Hemi 48″ Cinder Flame 9 Ring Firebowl

CUSTOM WORK
If we don’t have what you’re looking for, we can make it. Our master mould maker just designed and completed 9- and 10-feet recta linear ribbons of fire for three distinct locations in New York, Toronto, and Whistler. If you have the imagination and the budget, we can build it.

INTERNATIONAL APPEAL
Although we’re not braggarts, we are proud. Lately, Solus fire pits have been popping up all over the world – from trendy well-known North American and European metropolises to remote, rarely heard of resort countries like Azerberjain on the Caspian Sea.
You can find us in:
– The Swiss Hotel in Moscow
– OMG Burger Restaurant in Montreal
– The Google Office in New York
– The Continental in Dallas
– The St. Regis in Los Angeles

Take a look at our latest work and see what all the fuss is about.