Outdoor kitchens become the hottest trend of remodeling projects. Many homeowners want a simple outdoor kitchen in their homes, as a good place to have a nice gathering with friends and family members in the weekend while enjoying delicious foods. Building a simple and small outdoor kitchen can be done quicker in less a week and this feature able to increase a home value. Here are several tips to build simple outdoor kitchens.
Choosing a location
Does your home have a patio or deck? They are a good place to build an outdoor kitchen and won’t take a lot of cost because no need to create a foundation anymore. Before stating your project, ask a professional to evaluate the patio or deck structure. In order to hold the additional weight of an outdoor kitchen, these areas need extra bracing.
Make sure your outdoor kitchen close to the house, especially near the indoor kitchen, so you will be easier to grab everything you need in the refrigerator unless you put a extra fridge for your outdoor kitchen. In this problem, you must thinking about the electrical grid to turn on the fridge and other appliances.
A good location must prioritize safety! Make sure the outdoor kitchens aren’t near to flammable things such as patio roof, wood trellises or tree limbs.
Just like indoor kitchens, the outdoor kitchens also need water and electricity. If you want to put a gas grill, in this case, the outdoor kitchen also needs a gas line too. Water is really important if you want to build a sink, so does with electricity to turn on the kitchen appliances. Since you are going to build a simple one, there is no need to provide all those three features. Better choose two features only.
Do you want to put a cabinet? In this case, you have to find a high quality cabinet made of indestructible and weather-resistant materials. However, this cabinet is really expensive.
These are two things help you out to build outdoor kitchens with simple concept. Even though simple, do not forget pay attention to comfort factor.