Reason 1. The party is always at your house!
A well-designed outdoor kitchen adds fun and entertainment to your parties. Not only will guests love coming over to your house, but you’ll also enjoy hosting the party. Aside from being the favored party place, an outdoor kitchen creates more opportunities to bring family members together for everyday family dinners. Plus, there’s nothing better than food cooking on an outdoor grill.
Reason 2. Expands your living space
Instead of remodeling your home or structure, simply incorporate your outdoor real estate. It is typically less expensive to transform an outdoor space than to remodel or build an interior room. By expanding to the outdoors, you create more breathing room indoors and have more useable space.
Reason 3. Saves Time & Money
Never mind booking a dinner reservation and jumping in the car. An outdoor kitchen gives you the opportunity to cook, eat and entertain without leaving your home. In addition to saving time and dining-out costs, you may reduce energy consumption as well. Cooking indoors in summer months creates extra heat and increases the need for air conditioning. Having the option to cook outdoors allows you to maintain cooler air indoors and feel more comfortable.
Reason 4. Adds value to your home
A well-designed outdoor kitchen can be an expensive project but will add incredible value to your home. When selling, buyers are willing to pay more for a home with an eye-catching outdoor kitchen and living area. The investment you make in an outdoor kitchen will not only increase the value of your home; but it will also accelerate the sale of your property.
Now that you have the reasons why you want an outdoor kitchen, you are ready to take the next step! Here are several things to consider during the planning stage:
If you are looking for a landscape architect in the greater Puget Sound Area, we would love to work with you! Give BauerCombs & Associates, Inc. a call at (425) 496-7772 or send us a detailed message at http://www.bauercombs.com/contact.html. Our studio is located in North Bend, WA. "Connecting People to Nature by Design"
Susan Combs Bauer, Landscape Architect www.bauercombs.com