In the Mediterranean, it is widespread for families to be cooking outdoors. This style of cooking has become a trendy thing to do in the US. Homeowners are embracing the joys of using an outdoor kitchen in their backyards during the warmer summer months. If you’re building a new house, or adding to your current space, creating a place to cook outdoors can be a great investment for your home.
Great for Entertaining
A huge benefit of adding an outdoor kitchen to your yard is that they’re the best for backyard entertaining. When food is prepared outside, your guests can hangout around the grill and enjoy the company as the meal is cooking. It tends to get stuffy in an indoor kitchen when everyone spends time around the stove, but outside there’s much more open space and fresh air. You can add some comfort for your guests by adding patio heaters, outdoor seating, lighting, and more personal touches.
Improves Your Home Value
Home buyers are always looking for unique and useful additions to homes. Having an outdoor kitchen can attract buyers when you are looking to sell – especially if they were looking to add one to whatever home they ended up purchasing. Having this already in place can drive up the selling price for convenience and looks.
Save on Utility Bills
As you cook outside in the summer, your air conditioner be on as high to keep you home cool while cooking hot foods. The temperature in your house goes up a few degrees from using the over and stove. When you cook outside, you will save on some energy.
Keeps Cooking Smells Outdoors
There are a lot of foods that smell great while being cooked, some other foods couldn’t smell worse. When you cook, strong-smelling meals such fried foods or fish, those smells can linger around your house for days. When you cook those same foods outside, you won’t be smelling any of it inside.
Expanding Your Living Space
You can build your kitchen on any existing space that already in your backyard. This can open up your living space to make it seem bigger and newer. In the outdoor cooking area, you and your friends and family can have celebrations or just take in the beautiful weather.
Save Money on Restaurant Meals
Having an outdoor kitchen can feel like a whole new dining experience. Skip the restaurants and overpriced food, and instead cook at home in your outdoor oasis. You’ll save some money and you’ll be able to enjoy the amazing space you created.
Contact New England Hearth & Home for all of your outdoor kitchen needs! Give us a call at 781-562-0071 or fill out our contact form.