By Ted Maro
Across the country, outdoor kitchen and living spaces are one of the hottest new trends. More and more people are choosing to entertain in the great outdoors of their own backyard. These outdoor spaces are becoming an extension of family homes. They are truly a fantastic perk for the host which allows for full participation while cooking and entertaining guests. These outdoor spaces range from small patio areas to elaborate outdoor kitchens. They may include pergolas, fireplaces, lounge areas and much more.
You must first determine where to place your outdoor living space. Some more popular areas include on or around your deck or patio. The patio can be concrete, stamped concrete, concrete pavers or natural stone. You can also add a pergola, fireplace, and retaining walls to further create a welcoming outdoor living space. If there is going to be an open flame in your living space, be sure to check with your local city code to make sure it complies with city ordinances.
Outdoor kitchen areas can include but are not limited to an outdoor grill, brick pizza oven, refrigerator, sink, counter tops, bar, and storage space. Create a few different seating areas, one near the grill area and another lounge area possibly with a fireplace as a focal point. There is an endless variety of styles, colors, shapes, sizes, types and finishes to choose from. Don’t forget to add color and texture to your outdoor space with fountains, statuary, pottery and plants.
Expand your weekend outdoor time and reduce your time behind the mower. Regardless of your needs, Pahl’s Market is there for you. Contact us today and let us help you create your new favorite outdoor space.