Adding an outdoor kitchen to your home adds value. It’s also the perfect way to create a fun entertaining space in your backyard. And there’s no better time than now to plan your outdoor redesign. After all, spring is just around the corner! Once you decide to add an outdoor kitchen or redesign your current one, there are a number of things you can do to make the space unique, functional, and attractive. Lights, storage options, and appliances are easy updates. If you’re looking for a bigger outdoor renovation, these 3 tips will help you create the ultimate outdoor kitchen:
- Design an open layout. An open layout not only makes the space look bigger, it encourages conversation. So when you use your new outdoor space to entertain, everyone will be able to mingle and converse as the food is prepared. When you design an open layout outdoor kitchen, make sure to plan seating about 12 feet from your cooking space.
- Consider functionality. As you design your outdoor kitchen, think about what you want the space to do, not just what you want it to look like. Cover the kitchen so you can cook outdoors even in bad weather. Add a refrigerator for drinks, an outdoor sink, and a cooktop to make your outdoor kitchen as functional as the one in the house.
- Add plenty of light. You don’t want the party to end when the sun goes down, so make sure to add bright outdoor lighting. Hanging lights look festive, and warming lamps will keep your kitchen warm and bright even in the cooler temps.
No matter what you want your outdoor space to look like, these tips will help you make it comfortable and inviting to your guests. Need some help? Call C and M Residential for outdoor renovations in Marietta.