How to Make a Staycation Feel like a Vacation?

How to Make a Staycation Feel like a Vacation?

Staycations are becoming a more popular way of spending your time off from work.  Not only can staycations be cheaper than a typical vacation that includes flight and hotel costs, but they can also help you learn to appreciate the true value of your own home and backyard. With the money you save by staying
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What Appliances for Outdoor Kitchens?

What Appliances for Outdoor Kitchens?

One of the biggest new trends in backyard landscaping is the addition of an outdoor kitchen.  No longer are people simply satisfied with an outdoor grill and a picnic table.  Having all the accoutrements of a full kitchen has become a popular way of making more use of a backyard entertainment area.  When planning a
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Why are outdoor kitchens so expensive?

Why are outdoor kitchens so expensive?

The invention of the outdoor kitchen has revolutionized the joy of entertaining guests outdoors.  No longer is cooking on the grill interrupted by repeated runs in and out of the house to get more supplies, grab things out of the fridge or wash your hands in the sink.  Outdoor kitchens bring all the necessary appliances
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Can You Put an Outdoor Kitchen on a Deck?

Can You Put an Outdoor Kitchen on a Deck?

An outdoor kitchen provides a wonderful outdoor escape, an excellent space for entertaining, and also an extended living space. With this additional area, you and your family can maximize your outdoor time and no longer be restricted to moving inside when time to prepare meals or eat. To enhance their external spaces, many homeowners opt
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What Should an Outdoor Kitchen Have?

What Should an Outdoor Kitchen Have?

Outdoor kitchens are gaining popularity as they are the perfect way for expanding your living space and maximizing your time outdoors during the warmer months of the year. While most people will instantly think of summer and BBQ’s when an outdoor kitchen is mentioned, the truth is that if it is well designed you can
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How to Build a Custom Outdoor Kitchen

How to Build a Custom Outdoor Kitchen

As the winter months come to an end, we all open the windows, bust out the lawn chairs, and get that much-needed vitamin D. The nights become warmer and we begin to socialize more with friends and family. One way many of us will spend our upcoming summer nights is in our backyard, munching on
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Are Outdoor Kitchens Worth the Money?

Are Outdoor Kitchens Worth the Money?

Building an outdoor kitchen can be the perfect solution for individuals that wish to maximize their outdoor time in the warmer months. For those that love to host and entertain to people that just enjoy sharing a quiet meal together under the stars, having access to an outdoor kitchen brings a whole new way to
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What Elements Are Included in an Outdoor Kitchen?

What Elements Are Included in an Outdoor Kitchen?

Do you have extra outdoor space that you are looking to utilize? Or maybe you love entertaining and want a functional outdoor space to host parties. Having an outdoor kitchen is an amazing way to spend more time outside, change venues for your parties, and try a new style of cooking. No matter you need
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A Complete Guide to Outdoor Living

You will be surprised at how much time you can spend outdoors. Sometimes, it is fun to take things outside, where you have a little extra space to breathe, and you are not confined by the walls in your house. Getting out every once in a while is healthy. Also, it is a lot of fun. When you engage in activities outside with friends and family, you find that the time you spend is somehow more meaningful.


The Latest Trends in Outdoor Living

Whether it is al fresco dining, having cocktails by an outdoor fire, or spending a Saturday splashing in the pool, people are trying to make the most of their outdoor spaces. A recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects threw up some surprising statistics. 94% of the people who were questioned said that outdoor spaces – entertainment and kitchen areas were high on their list if ever they decided to go for a new house or planned to remodel their current houses in 2013.