Hi Bill. Thank you for your question. For replacement part information, please contact Hampton Bay at: 1-855-HD-HAMPTON 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., EST, Monday-Friday, or visit HAMPTONBAY.COM. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance. Rick_HD_OC
Yes, it is easy to convert this and any wood burning fire pit to a natural gas or propane burning one. Look up EasyFirePits and check out their Gas Kits and Burners made of Marine Grade Stainless Steel. Straight forward parts that connect together in minutes! Also a lot of tips and tricks as well as Q&A for the easiest Do It Yourself gas conversion process.
The area is 900 sq. in.
Yes, it has a possibility that this unit may rust because of the weather.
No, we do not recommend using our product on anything other than concrete or rock.
Yes, the sides do get hot. We would not advise letting the puppies near the firepit as a safety precaution.
Yes, it includes the screen.
We do not recommend using in a covered patio for safety precautions.