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Some decisions are easy to make and some are a little more complicated. Choosing an ice cream flavour? Most difficult thing in the world. They all taste so frickin’ delicious. Choosing a pizza oven, though? Easy as pie! Or, pizza pie, if you prefer.

Brick selection

At the top of the list, we have brick selection. Pizza ovens which are made from the best bricks possible – that’s what you’re looking for. So, now you’re wondering, ‘What’s the difference between two bricks?’ The answer lies in maximum temperature and heat retention. Pizza ovens can produce hundreds of degrees of heat, so you can’t use any brick to make a pizza oven. The golden standard for fire bricks is a fire rating of 1500 degrees, which is more than enough for a regular pizza oven.


Finding a type of pizza oven that has a reputable brand is a good place to start. Always choose an Australian-made brand of pizza oven. This way, you can be sure that your pizza oven is made to thrive in the harsh Aussie climate and deliver pizza after pizza without any fuss. Choose a manufacturer that is known for their quality products.


Don’t subscribe to the thought that the biggest pizza oven is always the best one. You can’t go out and buy the biggest pizza oven if your outdoor area doesn’t allow for it. Buying a pizza oven that’s too small is also a travesty. You don’t want to be standing around serving one pizza at a time if you’re having 20 hungry visitors around at your place.


There are a range of different styles of pizza oven to choose from these days, from the traditional, rustic ovens to the more contemporary ovens with stainless steel doors. Personally, we’re a big fan of the traditional wood-fired brick pizza ovens. They cook the most delicious pizza, infusing it with that smoky flavour that you can only achieve through a wood-fired oven. Finding a style of pizza oven which looks good is another factor – it’s a home improvement, so you want to make sure that it improves the look of your home too!

Congrats! You now have a better idea of which kind of pizza oven is best for you. Now, it’s time to get in touch with Sydney Fire Bricks and make it happen! As one of Australia’s best manufacturers of pizza ovens, they’ve worked hard to design a product that’s durable – even in the harshest environments. Get in touch with Sydney Fire Bricks to start your pizza-making journey today!

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