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Outdoor Living

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Covered Outdoor Kitchen Ideas So You Can Enjoy Your Space Year Round

As the days get warmer and longer, spending more time outside is always better. For many homeowners, the idea of having an outdoor entertaining space is very tempting, but it can feel restrictive if they can only use it for…
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5 Amazing Fire Pit Ideas to Enjoy This Fall

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, many people start hunkering down to prepare for winter—especially if you’re a spring and summer-loving kind of person. But if you love fall and the holiday season, you know that…
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Outdoor Kitchen Designs to Get You Started

Chapter 5 — Outdoor Kitchen Guide Even though summer is winding down, and you may not want to begin building your outdoor kitchen yet, now is the perfect time to start the brainstorming process. Over the last few months, we’ve…
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Choosing the Right Materials for Your Outdoor Kitchen

Chapter 4 — Outdoor Kitchen Guide Kitchen placement? Check. Kitchen zones? Check. Outdoor kitchen appliances? Double check. By now, you should be just about ready (or finished!) with your outdoor kitchen design plans. The only thing left to do is…
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Selecting Your Outdoor Kitchen Appliances

Chapter 3 — Outdoor Kitchen Guide An outdoor kitchen layout can range from a simple grill and countertop setup, to an elaborate kitchen with multiple cooking zones and outdoor refrigeration. If you’ve read through the first two chapters in our…
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Outdoor Kitchen Plans: Figuring Out Kitchen Zones

Chapter 2 — Outdoor Kitchen Guide Your new outdoor kitchen is so close that you can almost taste those perfect grill marks on your next steak. You can’t help but visualize your family playing in the backyard as you cook…
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Your Outdoor Cooking Station: Determining Place & Purpose

Chapter 1 – Outdoor Kitchens Having an outdoor cooking station is a luxury that most homeowners and grilling enthusiasts only dream of. Being able to cook, entertain, and store food all in one outdoor area is a useful amenity to…
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How to Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen

As summer sizzles closer, daydreams of outdoor entertaining and the smell of grilled foods start to waft through many homeowners’ minds. The cold grip of winter begins to loosen and everyone spends more time outdoors. While a gas or charcoal…
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What is an Infrared Gas Grill and How Does it Work?

One of the latest trends in outdoor grilling is the growing popularity of the infrared grill. Once a feature only available on high-end models, infrared technology has gone mainstream, showing up in grills at many price points. But what is…
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Why You Need a Fire Pit

Have you created the perfect patio or poolside retreat in your backyard? If you don’t currently have a fire pit as part of your setup, you’re missing out! It’s true that some people skip over fire pits out of concerns…
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