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Contractor to Build Outdoor Kitchen: Your #1 Best Option

You’re chomping at the bit to transform your outdoor living space with a brand new BBQ island. But hold up… Even with the grandest ideas swirling through your mind, it probably won’t be long before you hit a wall. Especially if your heart’s set on crafting a custom design… You can’t just jump into an … 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

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: Best Options & 8 Considerations

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You’re in the middle of planning an outdoor kitchen project, and you’re wondering… What is the best countertop for an outdoor kitchen? It’s a big question. After all, this is the surface you’ll be using to prepare and serve food! At the very least, you’ll need a patio countertop that’s hygienic, durable, and aesthetically appealing. … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Materials: What are the Best Options?

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As you know, an outdoor kitchen is a huge investment. You want it to last as long as possible.  And you’re wondering: What are the best outdoor kitchen materials?  An outdoor kitchen is only as good as the materials it’s made from.  The trouble is… There is a sizable lack of information about outdoor kitchen … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Framing: 11 Helpful Facts You Should Know


If you’re researching an outdoor kitchen project… You may be overwhelmed by all the available options. There are contractor-built BBQ islands…. Outdoor kitchen frame kits… Prefab outdoor kitchens… And within these options are a variety of sub-solutions. For those just getting started… This can feel like information overload. Naturally, all methods have advantages and disadvantages. … Read more

Custom Outdoor Kitchens: 4 Key Considerations, Captivating Ideas, and A Convenient Choice For Your Custom Build

A summer kitchen is the superior choice for spending more time outdoors. But, what type of outdoor kitchen is right for you? In recent years, pre designed outdoor kitchen islands have skyrocketed in popularity. And while these certainly make it easier than ever to take on an outdoor kitchen project… For some, these prefabricated packages … Read more

Built In Grill: 4 Helpful Buying Tips & Best Brands of 2024

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So you’ve decided to start on an outdoor kitchen project, complete with a built in barbecue. It’s an exciting time… And there’s a lot to look forward to. Actually, let’s visualize for a moment. You’re having the first cookout at your new BBQ station… Friends and family are enjoying a drink… The sun is shining… … Read more

Hidden Costs of Your Outdoor Kitchen – Top 9

If you’re currently doing research on an outdoor kitchen project, there’s a lot you’re pondering. Determining budget, figuring out the right layout, choosing outdoor appliances, and more. If you are working on budget now, we suggest you read our outdoor kitchen cost guide. It will help you understand average costs of your project and other … Read more

How to Properly Vet an Outdoor Kitchen Contractor for My Project – 10 Tips

If you’re seriously considering an outdoor kitchen, you’re likely deep into the research phase for your project. One of the main questions you have to answer is: “Who will I choose to build my project?” It’s an important question to ponder. You want to ensure the person you choose to build is qualified to perform … Read more

Prefab Outdoor Kitchen – 26 Important Facts Before You Buy

If you’re reading this, you must be researching an outdoor kitchen project. That’s great! There’s a lot to know in this space. There’s many options for an outdoor kitchen. You want to know which is best for your outdoor living space… and to make research a bit easier we created this guide. Today we’ll be … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Kits: A Deep Dive on The 4 Types, Plus Pros & Cons

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Want to spend more time outdoors this summer? If so, you may be considering an outdoor kitchen. This will certainly encourage you to get outside more! And with outdoor kitchen kits… It’s now easier than ever to get a backyard grill station up and running. But before you start planning, there’s still much to know. … Read more

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