Outdoor Kitchen / July 12, 2018 / Rosamonde Laliberte
Bluestone countertops are certainly durable enough to handle the outdoors especially considering a bluestone countertop may match your dining patio. In style bluestone countertops bring a formality to the look of the outdoor kitchen. Other countertop options include concrete slate tile marble and soapstone. In the end local stone such as bluestone seem to hold the best balance between cost durability and beauty. (Also 2inch bluestone should be used instead of typical 1and a quarterinch. This will provide the countertop with necessary strength and durability for transportation.)
Next you must choose the type of finish for your stone countertop. First of all never use polished stone for an outdoor kitchen countertop. The surface will blind you with reflected sunlight and always look dirty. Allow the natural stone to look natural and it will enhance the style of the outdoor kitchen. Some possible finishes for a natural stone countertop include honed flamed and brushed. A honed natural stone finish features a smooth surface without the horrible reflection of a polished finish.
After youve figured out all of the actual cooking variables dont forget about the most important part of that process: eating it. Select a table and chairs to match your new kitchen and dont forget to leave a couple chairs for the neighbors that are sure to flock to the sight and smell of your new outdoor kitchen. More and more homes are being built or remodeled to include outdoor living spaces. In many cases this includes an outdoor kitchen. It can take your cooking entertaining and lifestyle to a whole new level and includes numerous benefits