5 Tips On Building Your Own Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen Tips from Rick Newton Vision & Designs

An outdoor kitchen increases your living area and allows you to entertain all your family and special guest without having to make a reservation. We all know that summertime is the time for backyard grilling in the sun, but with an outdoor kitchen, you can enjoy your outdoor grilling in the spring and fall as well. Integrating interior kitchen ideas to your backyard kitchen is a great way to add usefulness, value to your home.

The best outdoor kitchens are a combination of your dining room, kitchen, and media room all in one. Your backyard kitchen can be as meek as a grill, table, and chairs, or as extravagant as a fully loaded kitchen stocked with built-in appliances and seating. Although a modest and straightforward outdoor kitchen can be put together by a homeowner, designing a lavish outdoor kitchen is best left to a professional like Rick Newton Vision & Design. With all the different options, available for your backyard kitchen you’ll want to take advantage of Ricks Free consultations so he can help you create your personal grilling paradise.

Here are 5 pro tips to consider before starting your outdoor kitchen development project.

1. Location – Make sure to pick a spot that isn’t going to cause your grill smoke to flood into your house. You’ll want to keep it close to your indoor kitchen because remember you’ll be carrying a lot of heavy plates and platters in and out. So, pick a spot that’s going to be convenient.

2. Appliances – Pick out all your appliances before beginning your backdoor kitchen project and put some thought into where you want them. Ponder how these appliances will fit within the design plan, how much room to permit for each, and how they will collaborate with each other. Leave enough space on either side of the grill to hold your plates and platters. Don’t place appliances too close together.

3. Storage – Make sure to make plenty of room for storage.

4. Add a touch of ambiance – Your backyard kitchen serves as a place to appreciate your family and guest while enjoying a delish meal together. It’s a chance to enjoy the outdoors while having the same comforts of your indoor space. Make sure you include features that really make this space highlight of your yard.

5. Prepare for Conditions – Weather can be a big problem when it comes to outside entertaining. Building a high roof or pergola over your outdoor kitchen will allow you to appreciate cooking outdoors, even in the rain or heat. You can include different forms of shelter such as having a stone roof, or patio umbrellas for coverage. Hot places may want an above your head fan or mist sprays. Colder areas may want heat lamps, a fire pit or fireplace to warm up the area.