Have you been dreaming of an outdoor kitchen but were unsure if it was even in your budget? An outdoor kitchen is, in fact, a great choice when looking at home improvement options and can be achieved more easily than one might think.
Since most budgets can’t include every outdoor kitchen item our heart desires, however, there are many backyard kitchen transformations ideas that are scalable to your personal space and budgetary limitations.
Simple start with the basics and go from there. Don’t forget to include an outdoor kitchen design expert in the process so that design mistakes can be avoided. Additional amenities may always be added down the road, as the opportunity arises, such as a sink, fridge, or wine cooler.
Here are some of the primary concerns you should address during the initial outdoor kitchen design. First how large a footprint do you require for your outdoor living space? Practical space for food prep and clean-up, as well as amply room for serving and dining areas makes for easy outdoor entertaining.
Secondly, what kind of overhead coverage is desired for protection from hot summer rays or the light spring showers so the party can go on. Those covering options may be simply be a beautifully designed pergola or arbor that can host flowering vines or a fully shingled extension of your existing roofline.
Next, think through your lighting needs, and even consider ceiling fans for extended entertaining time. The placement will best be determined by the placement of your cooking and eating space, which brings us to visualizing your grilling area and requisite counter space. Invest in a high quality grill upfront.
Start brainstorm with Platinum Fence and Patio design experts today to create the outdoor kitchen of your dreams! Give us a call to see what we can do for you!