Tag Archives : outdoor kitchen

The lure of outdoor kitchens

With longer days and warmer weather, many of us long to spend more time outdoors, and that includes grilling some veggies and/ or burgers on an outdoor grill and relaxing on the deck. For outdoor read more...
The lure of outdoor kitchens

What makes a great deck?

Are you happy with your deck? As with other elements of the home, individual homeowners have different needs and wants for a deck. The basic elements are low-maintenance deck materials, easy access, read more...
What makes a great deck?

Outdoor kitchens are popular for summer entertaining

Whatever your budget, an outdoor kitchen can be built to fit. Sometimes, it's a simple deck with a roof and portable barbecue; for others, it can be nearly as elaborate as the indoor kitchen, read more...
Outdoor kitchens are popular for summer entertaining

Looking forward to summer at home!

Summers are much better when your home has a well-designed deck. Decks are wonderful for having backyard barbecues and summer parties. Add some lawn chairs, a stereo, a grill and friends and read more...
Looking forward to summer at home!

Outdoor kitchens are awesome!

A kitchen is the coziest space in a home and we all love gathering together there and eating something delicious. But summer is the time to enjoy fresh air and sunlight in gardens and on patios. read more...
Outdoor kitchens are awesome!

Backyard barbecues and other problems

Barbecues are lots of fun, and great opportunities for family and friends to get together. What could be a problem? Well . . . this is the Pacific Northwest, and today is typical! Unusually warm read more...
Backyard barbecues and other problems

Deck and patio additions

Enjoying your yard shouldn't require a lot of work! With a deck or patio you can create an outdoor living space, ready for use anytime you are in the mood. Adding a covered portion of the space and read more...
Deck and patio additions

Where do you cook when it’s hot in the house?

On sunny days, our thoughts turn to the great oudoors; so it's only natural that when we get home, we hate to spend our evenings in the kitchen. Make your patio or deck into a cozy outdoor cooking read more...
Where do you cook when it’s hot in the house?

Kitchen backsplashes

This is a small part of your kitchen, yet it has a big impact. It's location guarantees that as soon as you walk into the kitchen your eye will see it first. The splashback is the most fun design read more...

How about a new outdoor kitchen this summer?

Socializing with friends and family in your new outdoor kitchen will really make your summer. And with a roof you can extend your outdoor parties almost year round. Well, actually year-round here read more...

Outdoor kitchens

Is this your year to have that outdoor kitchen built? Outdoor kitchens range from a simple built-in barbecue with a counter on each side, to a full-blown kitchen with sink, outdoor refrigerator, read more...

Outdoor Kitchens in Bellingham

If you have ever wanted more than a BBQ on the deck, consider having an outdoor kitchen built. Today's outdoor kitchens are increasingly a mirror of their indoor counterparts, with a variety of read more...

Pergola! Picnic Pavilion! Then – barbecue!

We recently constructed a 12 by 20 ft. pergola for a client who had previously installed a concrete pad with gas piping in ground for his gas grill.  This was a fun little project. It involved read more...

Outdoor Kitchen Part 2

By far one of the most popular search terms people use to find this blog is “outdoor kitchens.” Earlier today I posted our outdoor kitchen project and thought I'd continue by providing some read more...

Outdoor Kitchen Part 1

By far one of the most popular search terms people use to find this blog is "outdoor kitchens." Though I've already shown the in-progress photos for one of our favorite projects, I thought our read more...

Outdoor Kitchen & Living Space

One of our favorite projects was an outdoor kitchen and living space in the Silver Beach neighborhood. I thought some of you might be interested to see the progression from the existing home through read more...