With Spring right around the corner, you may be thinking about adding an outdoor kitchen to your home. Here are some ideas for you.
OUTDOOR KITCHEN IDEAS
What is a must for an outdoor kitchen?
The most popular item in most outdoor kitchens is the built in gas grill with access doors and a side burner. A compact refrigerator, sink and a trash bin are also a very good idea for your new outdoor kitchen. Pizza Ovens are very popular in an outdoor kitchen as well.
Can you build an outdoor kitchen on a concrete slab?
Yes, You need to make sure you have a secure and level foundation to construct your outdoor kitchen on top of. This foundation can be a concrete slab, arrangement of pavers, or even traditional decking.
4 Cons of adding an outdoor kitchen
- Outdoor Kitchens Require Space.
- You Will Need Some Weather Protection.
- Outdoor Kitchens Need Security. Security can become an issue with outdoor kitchens
- They Need to be Maintained.
Is it worth it to build an outdoor kitchen?
Installing an outdoor kitchen is a great way to get the most out of your backyard, but are they really worth the investment? According to recent studies, outdoor kitchens generate a 100 to 200 percent return on your investment. In other words, they’re worth the money and then some!
How much should an outdoor kitchen cost?
Outdoor kitchens can cost anywhere from $3,000 for one with a good-quality grill, a 6 ft. long counter and a patio to $15,000 and up for higher-end versions with an assortment of appliances. Although it’s tempting to compare outdoor kitchens to the one indoors, there are some key differences in materials. Think sun, rain, wind, etc. 😉
What is the cheapest way to build an outdoor kitchen?
One of the best ways to build an outdoor kitchen on a budget is to work with salvaged materials like recycled stone and brick. They’re less expensive than new materials and are better for the environment.