How Royal Outdoor Living Can Help
At Royal Outdoor Living, we pride ourselves on having a talented team of kitchen designers and installers who can help you create the perfect outdoor space for your family. Our kitchen and bath design consultants will meet with you to discuss which features and appliances would work best, as well as answer any questions you may have about the installation process.
The first step is meeting with one of our design consultants to review fixtures and design. Once that is complete, our skilled installers will go to work on your home.
Our Professional Outdoor Kitchen Installation Process
Transforming your outdoor space into an inviting haven with an outdoor kitchen, bar, or built-in grill involves a professional process that ensures a seamless and enjoyable experience. Here’s a step-by-step guide to what you can expect:
- Consultation and Vision: It all begins with a consultation. Professional designers will sit down with you to understand your vision and goals for your outdoor space. Whether you dream of an expansive kitchen, a cozy bar, or a state-of-the-art grill area, this initial discussion sets the stage.
- Design and Planning: After understanding your vision, designers will create a detailed plan. This includes the layout, choice of materials, appliance selection, and design aesthetics. You’ll have the opportunity to review and approve the design, making any necessary adjustments.
- Material Selection: High-quality materials are essential for an outdoor space that lasts. Professionals will help you select the right materials that not only complement your vision but also withstand the outdoor elements.
- Permits and Regulations: Depending on your location and the scope of the project, there may be permits and regulations to consider. Professionals are well-versed in local codes and will handle the necessary paperwork and approvals.
- Construction and Installation: This is where your outdoor space takes shape. Our skilled contractors will work diligently to bring your design to life. This phase involves everything from building structures to installing appliances, lighting, and plumbing.
- Final Inspection: Once the construction is complete, a final inspection ensures that every detail aligns with the design and complies with regulations.
Collaborating with our professionals ensures that every aspect of your outdoor living space is designed, constructed, and installed with precision and care. From the initial consultation to the final touches, the process is tailored to your vision, providing you with an outdoor oasis that complements your lifestyle and enhances your home.
Things to Consider When Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen, Bar, or Grill
Designing your outdoor kitchen, bar, or grill is an exciting endeavor that can transform your backyard into the perfect place for entertaining and cooking. To ensure your outdoor space is a fully functional kitchen and entertainment area, here are essential considerations:
- Layout and Flow: Start by envisioning the layout. Consider how you’ll move between cooking, prep, and serving areas. A well-thought-out layout enhances the efficiency and functionality of your outdoor kitchen.
- Appliance Selection: Choose your appliances carefully. A gas grill is a must for grilling enthusiasts, but consider adding a pizza oven for versatility. Incorporate a mini fridge for storing beverages and ingredients, and make space for a propane tank and gas line to power your appliances. Don’t forget a sink for food prep and cleanup.
- Countertop Space: Ample countertop space is essential for food preparation, plating, and serving. Select durable materials that can withstand outdoor conditions.
- Storage Space: Storage is key for keeping cooking utensils, grilling tools, and serving ware organized and within reach. Cabinets and drawers can provide the necessary storage space.
- Electricity: Ensure you have sufficient electrical outlets for small appliances and lighting. This is crucial for creating a safe and well-lit cooking environment.
- Entertainment Area: If you plan to host guests, create an entertainment area with comfortable seating, perhaps around a bar. Consider adding a television or audio system for an enjoyable outdoor experience.
- Prep Station: A designated prep station with a cutting board, knife storage, and access to water simplifies meal preparation.
- Fully Functional Kitchen: Aim to make your outdoor space a fully functional kitchen. This means having all the amenities you need to cook, grill, and serve food without needing to go inside.
- Gas Grill vs. Charcoal: Decide whether you prefer a gas grill for its convenience or a charcoal grill for the classic grilling experience. Some outdoor kitchens incorporate both for added versatility.
- Budget and Maintenance: Keep your budget in mind throughout the design process. While outdoor kitchens can be a significant investment, they can also add value to your home. Additionally, consider maintenance requirements for the materials and appliances you choose.
By carefully considering these factors, you can design an outdoor kitchen, bar, or grill that not only meets your culinary needs but also creates a welcoming and functional space for family and friends to gather, cook, and enjoy delicious food and outdoor living.