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Outdoor kitchens - Choosing the right products and materials

Builders constructing an outdoor kitchen as part of a new home or renovation need to be aware of the correct products and materials to use so the outdoor kitchen can be used all year round.
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Among the factors a builder must consider when building an outdoor kitchen are the following:

  • Will it be undercover? How exposed the kitchen is to the elements will determine what materials should be used.
  • Will food be stored outside? What options need to be considered for dry and cool food?
  • What about food preparation? If food is to be prepared, what bench space is needed?
  • Is storage space needed? How will items such as dinnerware and glassware be stored?
  • What about water supply? What kind of sink and waste water connections are required?
  • Gas and power supply? What cooking and electrical items will be used in the space?
  • Will there be cooking appliances? If so, what will need to be installed?

This resource will help you consider all of the above questions and what action needs to be taken to address outdoor kitchen requirements.  

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Building Professionals

This resource is designed for builders and industry professionals who are constructing an outdoor kitchen area.  

What does it include?

  • Determine if the kitchen be undercover
  • Food preparation
  • Storage space
  • Water, gas and power supply
  • Cooking appliances.

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