Outdoor Kitchens

Extending your home to include a beautiful, comfortable, fully-featured outdoor living space is natural today, according to Crystal Watson of Embers Grill and Fireplace Store. “The space might include a cooking area, a bar area, a dining area, an area for kids, and a space for relaxing.” In agreement is Stansell Dye of Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery. “The outdoor kitchen is growing in popularity because it’s become an extension of the home as an outdoor living area. The style of an outdoor living area can vary, but it should be influenced by the architecture of your home and …

Outdoor Living

  Outdoor Living The move of expanding indoor space to the outdoors continues to grow. As part of that trend is the creation of more private areas that are room-like, complete with kitchens and fireplaces, according to Lori Pruitt of Summer Classics Home. Today’s requirements for outdoor spaces are just about the same as those for indoor spaces, according to Gail Adkins of Change-Magic. “We need comfortable seating, adequate surfaces for food and drinks, and good lighting. And if space isn’t covered, then colorful umbrellas are essential,” Adkins says. “Since people are using their outdoor spaces for entertaining, comfort and …