Outdoors  /  May 8, 2021

Your Guide to Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Professional Tips and Your Guide to an Outdoor Kitchen Home Improvement

Unlock new possibilities in your backyard and outdoor entertainment area with an outdoor kitchen. Level-up your barbecues and make more of your space with these effective home improvement ideas.

An outdoor kitchen is a great addition to any deck or patio. If you are installing a brand new deck or patio, it’s important to plan your outdoor kitchen before the building begins to plan out the plumbing, gas, or electricity needed.  Outdoor kitchens can include all the amenities of your indoor kitchen and can get creative with seating from counters, tables, bars, and more. You can have an oven, grill, fireplace, or all the above depending on what vision you wish to create.


Would you like your outdoor kitchen to be away from the home as a separate entertaining area and unique environment? Or would you like it close to the home in case you need anything inside quickly, or to save on installations by connecting to existing appliances on the exterior walls?


Outdoor kitchens can be as needed or extravagant depending on your goals. You can install counters, a sink to go with a stove. Or, you can install dishwashers, refrigerators, lighting, and much more to really make the place. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination and budget.

Outdoor Kitchen Amenities

·         Sinks

·         Grills

·         Side-burners

·         Smoker

·         Outdoor Oven

·         Wood-burning Pizza Oven

·         Bars

·         Tables

·         Countertops

·         Kitchen Islands


Being outdoors, you will need materials that are more water resistant, depending on your set up. Natural materials like stone pavers or cobblestone create an antique look. Wood, vinyl, or composite deck and plank materials, or tile are other viable options. Counters can be made with dependable granite with preference to lighter colors to keep them cool in the sunlight. Stainless steel for your appliances is water resistant, durable, and easy to clean.

With these beginning tips, you will be ready to start planning your dream outdoor kitchen. Customize with your needs, materials, furniture, décor, and more to make it perfect. If you need help, your local craftsmen can lend a hand if you need help planning and completing your project.

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Handyman Connection is here to make your outdoor kitchen a reality. Call us to plan your next home improvement project or repair. Contact our craftspeople and schedule an estimate to start planning today.

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