Category: Outdoor Entertainment

Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor Kitchens

This post is sponsored by Brick Mason Atlanta, a company that provides the best outdoor kitchens, retaining walls, patios, and brick mailboxes Atlanta has to offer.

Many homeowners have walked to their brick mailboxes and noticed flyers that advertise outdoor kitchens.  Perhaps you have wondered if an outdoor kitchen is something you would like to have on your own property.  The photos on the brochures usually look perfect, inviting, and entertaining; however, an outdoor kitchen space may not be the right choice for every homeowner.  Before investing in an outdoor kitchen for yourself, there are many considerations that should be dwelled upon.  Continue reading for some thoughtful ideas.

Perhaps the first consideration should include the types of foods that you believe you would enjoy cooking outdoors.  Do you enjoy cooking burgers, vegetables, or sauces?  Are there items you would enjoy cooking outdoors that need more complex cooking surfaces than an ordinary, backyard grill?  A fully stocked outdoor kitchen can include just about any appliance that you would have in an indoor kitchen, including; a grill, range, oven, refrigerator, sink, and dishwasher.  You may even include more specialty items, such as; a pizza oven, warming drawer, side burners, ice makers, and a wine/beer cooler.  Options are vast to the number of items that you can add to an outdoor kitchen.  You will just need to decide which items are right for your needs and your environment.

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Fire Pit Types and Considerations

Fire Pit Types and Considerations

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Have you been searching for a new addition for your yard that can provide a bit of outdoor entertainment and will enhance a cozy environment for friends and family to gather?  Perhaps an outdoor fire pit is the answer.  Many homeowners are adding fire pits that serve as a central location for people to get together and enjoy each other’s company.  An outdoor fire pit adds just the right amount of ambience for folks to enjoy and relax in the warm setting.  An outdoor fire pit can also help to reduce the number of flying insects that can be bothersome during relaxing summer evenings and can provide a flame for yummy s’more creations, or can knock off the chill of cooler nights spent outdoors.

There are two main types of outdoor fire pits: wood-burning fire pits and gas-burning fire pits.  Before purchasing a fire pit, you may wish to check out our list of factors to consider regarding the different types of fire pits.  Below you will find a list of six different considerations on fire pit types and their uses.

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