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Boost Your Outdoor Kitchen Sink Utility: 5 Plumbing Tips

Posted by Shelly Salomon on Aug 22, 2023 9:43:26 AM

Installing an outdoor sink within your outdoor kitchen space significantly enhances the kitchen's utility. Put differently, adding an outdoor sink makes your outdoor kitchen fully functional and user-friendly.

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Topics: Kitchens

Don't Add Fuel To The Fire - Backyard Fire Pit Safety Tips

Posted by Shelly Salomon on Jul 28, 2023 11:50:41 AM

Adding a custom fire pit to your backyard brings a delightful touch, offering the perfect setting to unwind and enjoy the soothing crackle and warmth of a campfire. However, safety should always be a top priority when dealing with fire.

In earlier posts, we've discussed essential fire pit safety guidelines and the optimal methods for constructing an outdoor fireplace. Now, let's shift our attention to the lesser-known hazards lurking in certain fire fuels.

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Topics: Fire Pits, Fire Tables, & Fireplaces

Caring for Granite Outdoor Kitchen Countertops: A 3-Part Guide

Posted by Shelly Salomon on Jun 21, 2023 11:09:00 AM

Granite is one of the most popular materials for outdoor kitchen countertops, and it’s easy to see why. It’s beautiful, durable, and offers flexibility in your outdoor kitchen design. But to keep your outdoor granite countertop looking great, you’ll need to take a few proactive measures. 

This guide provides basic yet essential instructions on properly caring for your outdoor granite countertop. Following these steps will equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to maintain your outdoor kitchen countertop in excellent condition so you can enjoy its functionality and aesthetic appeal for years to come.

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Topics: Kitchens

Building an Outdoor Kitchen That's Functional for Fitness

Posted by Shelly Salomon on May 16, 2023 10:30:00 AM

The trend of transforming your backyard kitchen into a "mini-gym" is gaining popularity, and it's not without reason. With many of us leading sedentary lifestyles, finding ways to incorporate physical activity into our daily routines has become increasingly important. Fortunately, an outdoor kitchen built for movement and exercise provides an ideal solution. By tweaking the outdoor kitchen design, people can easily exercise at home, leading to a healthier lifestyle. 

So, how can you make your outdoor kitchen more functional for fitness? Here are four key areas to consider.

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Topics: Outdoor kitchen design