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6 Reasons Why Your Contractor is Less Expensive than RTA

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So you’re thinking about buying an outdoor kitchen (a good choice). If you’ve started your research… You may even have a few quotes from contractors by now. There are a lot of different options to consider. You could use a contractor, buy from a company like Home Depot… Or perhaps you’re interested in RTA! We’re … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Utilities: Your Guide to Plumbing & Electric

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If you’re reading this… You are serious about getting an outdoor kitchen for your backyard. You’re also probably thinking about ways you can save money and may be seriously considering running utilities yourself! Considering the average DIYer doesn’t have experience with this… You’re certainly setting your sights high! Of course, it’s understandable why you may … Read more

Contractor to Build Outdoor Kitchen – 8 Shocking Disadvantages


So you’re looking to hire a contractor for your outdoor kitchen project. Naturally… You want to know about both the positives and negatives of going the contractor route. At this point, you’ve probably heard all the advantages. It’s the disadvantages that are far more difficult to uncover. It’s no surprise why! No one wants to … Read more

Stone Outdoor Kitchen: Your Best Option & How to Build

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When researching for an outdoor kitchen… One of the first things you may consider is the aesthetics. Understandably so. Of course, you want your outdoor living space to match your taste! A highly prized aesthetic many homeowners prefer is a stone outdoor kitchen island. Excellent choice. Stone grill islands are a perfect way to complement … Read more

Building an Outdoor Kitchen – 10 Things to Know First

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Building an outdoor kitchen is an exciting time. Already… You’re probably envisioning all the gatherings and great food you’ll eat. And for good reason. You’re in for years of enjoyment and unforgettable memories. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves… You need to build your grill island first! And in such a project… There is … Read more

How to Build an Outdoor Kitchen with Grill Island – 4 Ways

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If you’re here, you’ve started your outdoor kitchen research in earnest. And you’re wondering… How do I build an outdoor kitchen? It’s a great question to ask yourself. With how difficult it is to hire help… It makes sense you’re considering taking on the project yourself. Recently, the home renovation market has exploded. Surveys from … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Countertops Options – 7 Considerations

Image of a backyard with a pool and massive waterslide and rock feature from over the countertop of an RTA bar island

You’re in the middle of planning your outdoor kitchen project and you’re wondering… What outdoor kitchen countertops should I use for my project? It’s a big question. After all… It’s the surface you’ll be using to serve and prepare food! There are many things to look for in an outdoor kitchen countertop. A hygienic surface, … Read more

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