To add both style and functions into the backyard cooking area, the outdoor kitchen cabinets serve perfectly. With a variety of styles, they can be added to small and big kitchen space. The cabinets availability ranges from affordable prefab cabinets to expensive custom-crafted cabinets made from high quality genuine wood.
The most important feature of outdoor kitchen cabinets is the protection. Considering the cabinets spend all times outdoor against harsh weather, the cabinets have to be fully protected. It’s great if you choose high quality material. It can be wood or stainless steel as long it possesses good quality. There are also some other materials like reclaimed lumber, cypress, bamboo, stamped tin and also waterproof polymer materials.
Stainless steel indeed is the most popular material for outdoor kitchen. It has the classic yet professional look for a kitchen. And it also offers long life span. Not mention the easy to clean feature. All you need is wet cloth to keep this cabinet clean. And it often comes in a full set along with the sinks and appliances.
The polymer material on the other hand is a recommended choice to withstand exposure. This material is also FDA approved, UV resistant and also weatherproof resistant. It can also be finished with other materials like wood for more unique appearance.
As for the setting, you don’t have to get stuck in certain area. The whole backyard is all the kitchen area. So, be creative in choosing the spot for the kitchen. For instance, the outdoor kitchen island with the caster wheels is perfect for spacious setting. It offers lots of storage space and open concept which is simply perfect for entertaining.
To avoid the outdoor kitchen cabinets from being ruined, make sure to install roof above the kitchen area. This way, your lovely kitchen will be fully protected 24 hours.
A small urban yard in London makes the most of its space by using walls to hold vertical gardens. Designed by Living Colour Gardens, the outdoor room features a zigzag bench of ipe hardwood (Brazilian walnut) with hidden illumination for fun outside parties at night. The patio is paved with travertine, and the raised planting beds mirror the shape of the bench. Plants used here include African lilies, Japanese maples, and large alliums.
Outdoor projects are a passion of North Carolina craftsman company Outdoor Artisan, including this outdoor living room with a pergola. Complete with cooking appliances, a big-screen TV, and eating counters, this outdoor space is just as full-featured as any indoor open-concept kitchen and entertainment space.
For homeowners who formerly lived in Lebanon in the Middle East, A. J. Miller Landscape Architecture of Syracuse, New York, opened up the backyard and chose colorful plants with a Mediterranean look. Given a limited amount of outdoor space, the firm designed areas for frequent outdoor entertaining and dining.
Seed Studio redesigned the backyard of this Potrero Hill home near San Francisco so it would feel intimate while accommodating large gatherings. Offering views of nearby Bernal Hill, this outdoor living room features a seat-high deck surrounding a Corten steel wood-burning fire pit. Succulents and bamboo plants grow well in rocky soil.
A townhouse in Tucson, Arizona, was expertly remodeled by Prideaux Design incorporating the colors found the surrounding desert in a spa, outdoor kitchen, seating and dining areas, and a place to lounge. In climates where the weather is favorable year-round, well-planned landscaping is critical to complete enjoyment of a home.