You want a grill island… But you’ll need to set up your outdoor kitchen patio first! And since it’s another large outdoor living project… You’re wondering how much it will cost.
It’s a great question! After all… Installing your patio will factor into your overall outdoor kitchen budget. Of course, there isn’t an exact science to calculate cost. Between labor costs, materials, and the size of your patio… The price range varies widely. However, it is possible to get a ballpark estimate in a few ways.
For one, consider your outdoor kitchen patio size. For most homeowners… A 12 foot by 12 foot area will be plenty for their new island. On average, a 12×12 patio will cost anywhere from $2,000-$6,000.
Not bad, right?
And while we can’t estimate the exact labor costs… We can give you an idea of how much popular materials cost. Some of the most popular outdoor kitchen patio materials are concrete, pavers, bluestone and flagstone. Concrete will cost anywhere from $8-$20 per square foot. Pavers will sit around $15-$35 per square foot. Bluestone will range from $20-$40 per square foot. And finally, flagstone will cost you around $15-$30 per square foot.
As you can see… The materials you choose will significantly affect the final price tag! If you want a more budget-friendly outdoor kitchen patio… Concrete may be the material of choice for you! Regardless of the material you choose… Your outdoor patio will become an excellent foundation for your future outdoor kitchen.