How to design an outdoor kitchen
It is easy to understand the appeal of an outdoor kitchen, the ability to prepare food and dine with friends underneath a shaded canopy surrounded by fresh air and sunshine is a vacation waiting to happen right in your backyard. But building the project incorrectly can prove costly and leave you disappointed this is why hiring a professional and experienced Landscape designer should be first on your list when planning to bring an outdoor kitchen to life. The next step is too find photos of outdoor kitchens online that fit your style. You will also want to make sure that the design fits into your budget. A few factors that will affect the cost are what appliances you want installed and other must-haves that will accommodate your outdoor space. When you go through a consultation with a landscape design and builder you will want to assess all of these different factors while they measure your living space and gather information about utilities. With your input they will then be able to come up with a few designs within your estimated budget numbers for you to choose from. finally, the best part Begins the construction of your dream outdoor kitchen.
What are the best countertops for outdoor kitchens?
The counter tops you would use for an outdoor kitchen is not much unlike what you would use on an indoor kitchen, you want them to be easy to maintain while also being able to withstand weather. The designer of your outdoor kitchen will most likely recommend a natural stone or granite as one of their top choices for an outdoor countertop. Not only does this stone withstand weather but it's also very beautiful.
Outdoor kitchen increase home value?
According to many sources outdoor kitchen have a return on investment of 100 to 200% when you go to sell your home along with well-maintained landscaping. Obviously the return on investment of your outdoor kitchen will vary based on where you live and the extent of your outdoor kitchen project along with other factors. Either way and outdoor kitchen is a great way to bring friends and family together to enjoy your beautiful backyard.
Do you need a permit for an outdoor kitchen?
In short, yes you will need a permit for an outdoor kitchen. An outdoor kitchen will call for a permit because there is electrical and/or plumbing work that needs to be connected to heat sources and water to make it fully functional. Also you will be adding a structure which typically requires a permit. Your Design expert review your plans with you to let you know what permits you will need for your new outdoor kitchen.
Adding a new living space in your backyard is an exciting venture which can transform your home and give you the ability to seamlessly entertain guests while you enjoy their company. Call Davis Landscaping Pro and we can help you with the Landscaping aspect of your backyard kitchen.