What’s Summer without a great Aussie BBQ! This beautiful time of year just begs for outdoor entertaining and the backyard barbie is usually front & centre. But what BBQ should you choose for your Outdoor Kitchen?
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Battling the elements day in and day out means that your Outdoor Kitchen needs to be sturdy and long lasting. Your Outdoor Kitchen bench tops are particularly prone to wear if you don’t choose something that is super durable and suitable for external use.
Deciding which colour to choose for your outdoor kitchen cabinets can be tough! There’s a lot to choose from. What’s going to look great? What isn’t going to date? What will the whole family love?
Many home owners get so excited about their new BBQ and Outdoor Kitchen space that they forget to spend a bit of time really considering the best location. A poor location decision can lead to a lifetime of frustration and regret.
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The basic requirements of any outdoor kitchens are pretty well known to most people. Especially in Australia, its commonplace to have some kind of barbecuing area out the back of most peoples homes. However, we've seen a lot of people forget that your outdoor kitchen holds much more possibility than just a good barbecue and maybe a fridge.
1. Think about how you will use your space
Try to visualise how you intend to use your Outdoor Kitchen and ask yourself lots of questions. A great start is; How often will I be using my Outdoor Kitchen? This will determine what inclusions you require, the space you need and will get you thinking more about detail.
When you're at the beginning stages of designing an outdoor kitchen, it can be difficult to create a clear picture of what best fits your home and your lifestyle. When you're working with an outdoor kitchen specialist, they will be able to work with you and create a 3D rendering of your outdoor kitchen to give you a much better understanding.
We get asked quite frequently for some design tips, some inspiration of what we have seen before and knows works well together, not just in function but also in appearance.
This post is only a few of the projects we have done. Listed are the materials used and we have included links to the appliances within each kitchen if you would like to know more or include it into your own design.
Keep in mind this is just a few of many. If you'd like to see more, we regularly update our Facebook follows with recent projects and plenty of design and outdoor inspiration to take your outdoor entertainment to the next level. If you want to be in the know first, make sure to go over there and like our page.
The overall maintenance of your outdoor kitchen is something to think about before committing to certain materials and appliances.
What you're willing to commit to and the amount of effort you're able to fit into your lifestyle can affect your choices.
Bench tops, barbecues, fridges, and more are covered here, along with some of our recommendations. From general cleaning to the warranties and qualities of the appliance/material that will affect what will be required in order to maintain it's performance and overall look.
Are wood fire pizza ovens worth it? The answer to this is yes and no.
There's an undeniable quality in having a wood fire oven, that much is undisputed.
The sight, sound and warmth of a wood fire oven is an experience in and of itself. A unique cooking experience that offers mouth watering results for many years to come. Of all the wood fired ovens available in the market, how will you know which model will meet not only your requirements but also your expectations?
This post will be an ultimate guide.
A breakdown of what exactly goes into owning a wood fire oven, from start to finish and everything in between. Its our hope that in all this information you'll have what you'll need to answer your questions and find out if a pizza oven is right for you and your outdoor kitchen.