Approximately 41% of people surveyed said they spent money on home improvement was to fit their lifestyle, according to Home Advisor. Further, the survey reports that approximately 85% of people were spending more time at home while 67% were spending significantly more time at home. With more time at home, it means more opportunities to consider outdoor living renovations and add an outdoor kitchen.

An outdoor kitchen will help you to entertain outdoors and keep your kitchen cleaner. You will have all the equipment outdoors and, if it is a covered area, you can cook outdoors and bring the food inside. Outdoor living renovations can be used in the spring, summer, and fall.

Outdoor Kitchens Increase The Value of Your Home and Lower Energy Bills

According to Zillow, homes with outdoor kitchens sell at a 30% higher price due to the added amenities for families that entertain or just love to be outside. They provide the opportunity to get a 100% return on your investment. You even have the chance to lower your energy bill. If you have an electric stove inside, cooking outside will eliminate the use of that. Cooking can also increase the temperature of your home which means the AC is working hard to cool it down.

Outdoor Kitchens Increase Your Cooking Capacity

You will have all your cooking equipment in one place. You do not have to lug your food and appliances outside. It saves time preparing, cooking, and serving. You can design the outdoor kitchen to meet your needs. It can have an outdoor bar, grill, smoker, fire pit, serving station, sink, dishwasher, cabinet, and refrigerator. It will save you money on dining out, since cooking at home is always less expensive.

Improves the Taste of Food

Grilling improves the taste of vegetables and increases the chance you will eat more. Peppers, onion, mushrooms, asparagus, cabbage all taste delicious grilled outdoors. Grilling can add more flavor to different types of meats and encourages you to experiment with different cooking techniques. Since all of the cooking is outside, the inside of your home stays clean.

Outdoor Kitchen Let’s You Grill and Barbecue All Year

You can grill or barbecue in the colder months and bring the food indoors. Weatherproof exterior kitchens let you grill all year round in the rain or other weather with a roof over your head. This can enhance the dreary winter months for you and your family. This gives your home a year-round appeal.

An outdoor kitchen has so many potential opportunities. With more people spending more time at home, an outdoor kitchen is a popular choice for homeowners.