Contractor Tips Blog

Mar
31

Benefits of Adding an Outdoor Kitchen to Your Home

Do you love cooking for friends and family, especially when you can eat outdoors? Why settle for just a grill to prepare outdoor meals when you can have an entire kitchen on your back patio? Custom outdoor kitchens are a popular addition to enhance the entertainment area at your home. Consider these benefits in investing in a new kitchen for your outdoor living space.

  • Convenience. Make it simple to prepare gourmet meals for your guests outside with an outdoor kitchen. Adding a sink, stovetop and fridge make it convenient for you to make more than just burgers for your next party.
  • Clean up. Who wants to bring in messy outdoor cooking utensils and sooty pans into their indoor kitchen? Clean up outside in your outdoor kitchen to keep your home clean. It also saves on trips in and out of your house that can track in dirt.
  • Conversation. With an outdoor kitchen, you can enjoy spending time with your guests while you make them a fabulous meal. No need to be away from the fun just because you have food to prepare.
  • Outdoor kitchens add beauty and value to your home. Consider a natural stone kitchen to complement your outdoor space. When it comes time to sell your home, this added feature will differentiate your home from others on the market.

If outdoor entertaining is one of your pleasures, make it easier and more convenient with an outdoor kitchen addition to your patio. Talk to your local paving contractor that offers outdoor living home improvements to get started designing your dream outdoor kitchen for your home.

Posted on behalf of:
Tri County Pavers & Design
3300 S Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
954-603-3244

Mar
28

Outdoor Kitchens

Now that the weather is continuing to improve and day light savings time is here, it is time to start thinking about spending more time outdoors.  One of the more popular activities in the warmer months is cooking outside.  While everyone grills out during the warmer months, why mot think about taking it to the next level by building a custom outdoor kitchen that is not only functional but is a key element in any outdoor living area.  Outdoor kitchens are extremely popular and are extremely functional.  In addition they add value to any home, especially in areas of the country such as South Florida where outdoor living spaces are highly desirable.  

An experienced design build contractor will be able to create a design to meet almost any budget, while incorporating the elements that are important to the homeowner.  Designs can range from the very simple, where a grill is built into a wall, to very complex designs that incorporate grilling areas, ovens, work surfaces, refrigerators, sinks, ice makers, storage and other features, which mimic a traditional indoor kitchen.  These more complex designs also incorporate plumbing, electrical and ventilation into the design as well. 

The design of the outdoor kitchen can be incorporated into an overall short and long-term landscape and hardscape plan for the property including pools, patios, dining areas and retaining walls.  In many homeowners see a great deal of value in being able to design, build and enjoy their outdoor kitchen space now and having it fit into the long plan for the property’s outdoor living space!

Posted on behalf of Tri-County Pavers & Design Corp.

Jan
17

Expand Your Cooking Space With An Outdoor Kitchen

No one wants to be stuck inside cooking when it is beautiful outside. A custom outdoor kitchen on your patio or deck can give you more space to cook while enjoying the sun and the company of your family or guests. In addition, you can cut down on cooling expenses by doing your cooking outside without heating up your home during the warmer months. 

Creating An Outdoor Kitchen That Is Beautiful And Functional

For many families, the backyard or patio is the main area for entertaining and spending time together, making it a perfect place to add a custom kitchen area. Whether you just want to add counter space around an outdoor grill to make it more functional or you want the versatility of a full kitchen outdoors, you can design this area to blend with your décor and be useful at the same time. 

  • Add natural rock – Give your outdoor kitchen a rustic theme by using natural rock as the exterior of your cabinet and counter area.
     
  • Easy cleaning – Stainless steel appliances are perfect for an outdoor kitchen,as they’re easy to clean and maintain.
     
  • Outdoor plumbing – Add a sink and wash area so that cleaning can be done outside, keeping your indoor kitchen free of the mess.
     
  • Match your patio – Use bricks, pavers or other stones for your kitchen enclosures that match the rest of your patio, making your kitchen blend perfectly with the rest of your outdoor area. 

Consult a professional outdoor kitchen contractor who can help you make the most of your patio. Together, you can create a beautiful cooking area for family gatherings, entertaining or just to give you a cool place to make dinner. It can add to both the functionality of your patio as well as the value of your home.

Posted on behalf of Tri County Pavers & Design

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