Owner Brent Freitas of Eye of the Day Garden Design Center a Featured Expert on NewHomeSource.com

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Brent Freitas, owner of Eye of the Day Garden Design Center in Santa Barbara, was a recent featured expert on NewHomeSource.com. The article, “Turn Up the Heat in Your Patio or Yard,” issues tips for making the most of an outdoor space during the colder temperatures, and Freitas advises outdoor enthusiasts to consider the source when opting for heat-containing vessels like fire pits.

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Brent Freitas, owner of Eye of the Day Garden Center in Carpinteria in SoCal, was a featured expert on NewHomeSource.com.

Brent Freitas, owner of Eye of the Day Garden Center in Carpinteria in SoCal, was a featured expert on NewHomeSource.com, a widely trafficked site that informs new homebuyers and industry specialists about available new homes. As an expert, he issued tips of the trade about the types of materials outdoor enthusiasts should use for fire pits and other heat-containing vessels.

The article on NewHomeSource.com, “Turn Up the Heat in Your Patio or Yard,” by Sarah Kinbar, discussed how to improve an outdoor backyard space to make it more enjoyable for the winter. Ideas included adding amenities like a whirlpool bath with a fire element for a spa-like space, two-sided gas fireplace, and rollable electric heating unit.

Near the end of the article, Freitas weighs in with important safety advice: consider the materials a fire pit is made of before actually using it. In particular, he explains that heat can wear on the material of any vessel that contains heat, and it’s therefore important to choose a pit or container that’s made of high-quality clay or concrete. Should less durable materials or merely decorative pots be used, potential fire hazards and fires could occur as pits begin to break down, crack, and even explode. To help prevent this, Freitas suggests checking labels of materials to make sure they’re suitable for fire, as well as using heat resistant paints.

As the owner of one of the leading Italian and Greek terracotta pottery distributors, Freitas is an expert in all things pertaining to the garden – whether they contain fire or not –especially with regards to high-end garden pottery, planters, and other decor. In particular, Eye of the Day features a variety of designer lines for garden amenities that include French Anduze pottery, pedestals, columns, birdbaths, benches, foundations, and more.
Eye of the Day boasts high-profile clientele, which includes Tommy Bahama and Ralph Lauren, and has also been featured on the DIY Network. Eye of the Day further works with international companies, private consumers, landscape architects, and trade specialists to create custom products for one-of-a-kind gardens and landscape designs.

For more information, visit http://www.eyeofthedaygdc.com; or, visit the headquarters off Carpinteria Avenue, open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.

About Eye of the Day Garden Design Center
Eye of the Day Garden Design Center is a retail showroom that features more than an acre of high quality garden landscape products, including Italian terracotta pottery and fountains, Greek terracotta pottery, French Anduze pottery, and garden product manufacturers from America's premier concrete garden pottery and decoration manufacturers. Eye of the Day is a leading importer and distributor of fine European garden pottery, and caters to private consumers, and landscape design and architecture firms around the world.

To see what Eye of the Day Garden Design Center can do for your business, visit http://www.eyeofthedaygdc.com.

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