Covered Backyard Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

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Outdoor kitchens are becoming popular in the 21st century as people look for creative ways to enjoy the great outdoors and spend more time in it. But if you don’t want your outdoor kitchen to be fully displayed, you need a covered backyard outdoor kitchen. Doing What’s Right Exteriors’ expert craftsmanship and attention to detail is second to none, and we guarantee your satisfaction.

Let our five covered backyard outdoor kitchen ideas inspire your latest home improvement project. And the best part is that you can still enjoy all of the benefits of cooking outside, including fresh air and gorgeous views.

Factors to Consider Before Building a Covered Backyard Outdoor Kitchen 

Remember to ask about the following elements before calling a professional to build your dream-covered outdoor kitchen. 

      • Location

    The location of the outdoor kitchen will determine how much sun and shade it will get, affecting how comfortable it will be to use. If the sun reaches the kitchen, include a shady area for cooking and eating. If it’s under a shade, add a sunny spot to chill. Also, build the outdoor kitchen closer to the eating and lounging area. 

        • Layout

      Provide enough space for all the appliances and prep areas you’ll need. Again, consider traffic flow and how guests will move around the room, so put up enough space. Don’t forget to choose a layout that complements the overall design of your home.

          • Space  

        Put enough room to accommodate all of the elements of your outdoor kitchen, including the grill or gazebo.

            • Budget 

          Building an backyard outdoor kitchen can be a significant investment. Have the funding to cover all of the costs. But if you feel strapped for cash, Doing What’s Right Exteriors provides financing options so that you can design your home and make it the way you’ve always wanted.

          5 Covered Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

          These elegant, covered outdoor kitchen ideas will turn your space into cooking heaven.

              1. Pergola

            A pergola-covered outdoor kitchen adds shade and privacy to your backyard outdoor kitchen. Pergolas are easy to build and can be designed to meet your needs. You can design a pergola that has an overhanging roof to provide shade. Or you can devise the pergola to have a roof that slopes back to allow rain to run off.

            A pergola-covered kitchen is an excellent option for areas that don’t get a lot of rain. The kitchen also has the added advantage of creating an outdoor dining area. It’s an excellent option for coastal regions or milder winter areas.

                1. Wood-and-Steel Gazebo Kitchen

              This type of outdoor kitchen is typically made out of a wood frame with a steel roof and sides. You leave the steel sides open or closed, depending on your preference. The gazebo’s roof protects you from the sun and rain, while the sides provide privacy. You can place the gazebo in your backyard, on your deck, or in your front yard.

                  1. Kitchen with Bar

                This kitchen provides a spacious area for preparing food and drinks and a comfortable place for guests to mingle. You can build the bar at one end of the outdoor kitchen or as part of the kitchen area, but separated by a divider or bar stools. 

                It also adds value to your home. An outdoor kitchen with a bar is a popular selling point for potential homebuyers for its luxurious and practical features that people can enjoy year-round. 


                Can You Put a BBQ Under a Pergola?

                Yes, you can! Many people do this to create an outdoor cooking and dining area. A pergola can provide shelter from the sun and wind and be a beautiful focal point in your backyard. But if you’re planning to put a BBQ under a pergola, ensure the pergola is large enough to accommodate your BBQ. The pergola should be adequately ventilated to prevent smoke and fumes. Also, protect your pergola from the heat of the BBQ by using heat-resistant materials.

                Can You Use a Gas Grill Under a Covered Patio?

                You can use a gas grill under a covered outdoor patio as long as there is proper ventilation. It can make an excellent outdoor patio kitchen idea if you place the grill on a level surface and away from combustible materials. Preheat the grill before cooking, and ensure the area is well-ventilated to avoid any buildup of fumes.

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                With our covered outdoor kitchen ideas, we can build you a backyard outdoor kitchen like no other, so contact Doing What’s Right Exteriors today to schedule your free estimate.

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