Building an outdoor kitchen can be a useful and enjoyable extension of your home’s living space. If you love entertaining friends and family, or if you simply want to be able to prepare your meals outside, the Chesterfield outdoor kitchen installation experts at Midwest Lawn Co can help.
Our team at Midwest Lawn Co can help you with initial planning, design, and installation, all while offering practical solutions along the way. We want to help make sure that all of your landscaping needs are met and that, above all, you have an outdoor space that is inviting and accessible. To discuss options for your outdoor kitchen, call one of our specialists today at (636) 220-9991. We offer our services throughout the West County suburbs.
If you are considering improving your home’s outdoor space by building an outdoor kitchen, you may already have a decent idea of which features you are interested in. The features that work best for any given outdoor kitchen depend entirely on how it will be used. The needs of someone planning to cook multiple course meals will vary from the needs of someone who only plans to host cocktail hours.
Though all outdoor kitchens are unique, the most popular features tend to be:
These features often satisfy the essential basic needs for cooking and entertaining. However, our team is always ready to offer helpful suggestions tailored to your specific project.
After adding the basic features of your outdoor kitchen, you may discover that some enhancements will help you make the best use of your kitchen. There are plenty of options and enhancements to meet your individual needs, and Midwest Lawn Co can assist you with any specific requests you may have. The following outdoor kitchen enhancements are popular additions:
There are plenty more features available for outdoor kitchens, so if you are interested in features not listed above, our artisans are happy to provide you with more information.
Ventilation and storage are two incredibly important factors to be considered during the planning of your outdoor kitchen. These practical considerations can easily be overlooked for especially exciting features like a bar center or a flat top griddle, but you’ll be glad you accounted for them once all is said and done.
To make sure that you have the counter space that you need, consider investing in some drawers, cabinets, or even a pantry. Having some strategically placed storage can go a long way in making the most of the space that you do have. If you struggle with pests, there are also ways to secure your cabinets so that animals can’t get into your storage spaces.
Additionally, if you’re planning on using your outdoor kitchen to prepare meals, ventilation is a necessity to ensure that your space is safe. While some areas are naturally well-suited for ventilation, the following features may be a good idea:
If you have questions about how to best account for ventilation in your outdoor kitchen, we can offer useful suggestions.
Transforming your outdoor space into a hub for entertaining and relaxing is a worthwhile project that can benefit your family for years to come. The Chesterfield landscaping experts at Midwest Lawn Co can help design and install the outdoor kitchen of your dreams. Contact us at (636) 220-9991 to get a free estimate, and let our professionally-trained team help make your project a reality.