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Outdoor Kitchen Ideas to Get You Started

Chapter 5 — Outdoor Kitchen Guide Over the last few months, we’ve covered several blog topics to help you get your outdoor kitchen started the right way. From choosing kitchen appliances to establishing your kitchen zones, you should now have…
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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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Discover the Mendota Fireplace Secret

Have you grown tired of the mess and hassle of your wood-burning fireplace? Would you love to add the ambiance, comfort, and beauty of a fireplace to just about any room in the house? A gas fireplace could be the…
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9 Tips to Keep Your Fireplace Running Efficiently This Winter

Do you love the warm glow of your fireplace on a cold winter night, but wish it could warm your home more efficiently? While most homeowners don’t count on their fireplaces as a primary source of heat, that doesn’t mean…
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Why You Should Not Choose a Vent-Free Fireplace

Are you looking to add a new fireplace to your home or upgrade an existing one? If so, you’ve probably read about vent-free gas fireplaces, and you may also now be well-acquainted with the debate about whether or not they…
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