Building Outdoor Kitchens in Arizona

outdoor-bbqAn outdoor kitchen can be a great place to entertain family and friends or just to enjoy some time out of the house. However, it can take some time and money to build outdoor kitchens in Arizona, and you have to budget for the construction and plan for the time it will take to get everything up and running. You’ll often need to have electricity and gas lines run, and you’ll also want water lines and drain lines hooked up. Then there’s all the work that goes into building the kitchen itself, and making sure it’s constructed to stand up to the weather.

How Much Room do You Have?

One thing you’ll need to decide on is how big you want your outdoor kitchen to be. Some people build small grilling areas on their patios, and others have a much larger kitchen sometimes a little ways from the house. It might be near a pool, a fire pit, or some other feature where people could gather and enjoy each other’s company. Overall, it’s very important to consider exactly where you want your outdoor kitchen to be and how much room you have for it. That way you can have something designed that you’re really happy with and construction can get started.

Entertaining Outdoors in the Desert

It’s no secret that it’s hot in Arizona, and some places can also get very cold in the wintertime. Make sure you get a kitchen that can handle those elements and that can also handle the monsoon rains the state receives during the summer months. When you buy from a trusted source and get a good contractor to help you, your outdoor kitchen will be beautiful and functional for a very long time. You can entertain your friends and family members there, no matter what the season. Carefully consider the location and layout before you build, and you’ll be ready for just about anything Arizona can throw at you in terms of weather.

Scott Wallace Scott Wallace (739 Posts)

Scott Wallace has a passion for design and architecture. He founded Habitat Renovations as an offshoot of his two furniture store businesses, Thingz Contemporary Living and Boulevard Urban Living, with the goal of providing a broader range of design and construction services to his clientele. Scott and his wife Susie have been serving homeowners in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area for 15 years. Habitat Renovations merged with Republic West Remodeling in January of 2019.


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