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Austin Outdoor Kitchens Satisfy the Versatility You're Craving in an Outdoor Space!

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Today’s homeowner is looking for more from their outdoor living space than just a 10 × 10 deck and a grill with a few plastic chairs. Amenities such as fire features, entertainment areas and outdoor kitchens are taking center stage as part of outdoor living structure design.

Outdoor kitchens, in particular, increase the versatility and the value of your home by increasing the livable space so many home buyers are seeking. Research indicates that when selling, an outdoor kitchen is comparable to an indoor kitchen redo, likely to recoup a substantial amount on your investment.

An Austin outdoor kitchen allows you the freedom of diversity when entertaining and enjoying the everyday moments that are so important. Imagine being able to dine al’ fresco on a whim or indulge the home team to backyard tailgating in your own backyard! Our custom outdoor kitchens expand the footprint and capabilities of your deck, patio or porch making your outdoor living space a favorite spot for family and friends to gather.

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Archadeck of Austin is the area’s premier outdoor kitchen designer and builder. Take a look at a few of our many completed outdoor kitchen projects in this inspiring video featured on our YouTube channel:

We can’t wait to show you what we can do for your home. Schedule your complimentary deck design consultation today at (512) 886-8367!

5 Reasons to Choose an Archadeck of Austin Outdoor Kitchen

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Great for entertaining

A top benefit of having an Archadeck of Austin outdoor kitchen is they create a perfect space for outdoor entertaining. Just like the old saying the kitchen is the heart of the home goes, the same can be said of outdoor kitchens. When food is prepared outdoors, guests can gather around and socialize as dinner is being prepared. It might get crowded in an indoor kitchen when everyone hangs out with the cook, but in outdoor kitchen environment, there’s much more space to mingle.

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Expands your outdoor living space

If you are planning a covered patio or porch addition an outdoor kitchen is the perfect ingredient to complete your outdoor living recipe! Archadeck can design a space that is as simple or luxurious as your taste and budget dictates — from compact to expansive — the world is your oyster when it comes to the combinations and amenities available.

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Can save $ on utility bills

When you’re cooking outside during the humid Texas summer, your air conditioner won’t have to work overtime to keep your house cool. When you bake, fry, roast, and broil foods in your indoor-kitchen, the temperature in your house rises several degrees, which kicks your A/C into overdrive. When you cook outdoors, you will save on energy consumption.

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Since many of the outdoor kitchens we design and build for Austin-area homeowners are part of a covered outdoor living space, they incur very little exposure to the elements.

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Additionally, many of the materials we use within our custom outdoor living spaces are considered low-maintenance; these include natural stone, pavers, hardwoods and synthetics, all of which are a breeze to maintain. Most of today’s BBQ grills and other outdoor kitchen appliances are made from stainless steel, which makes them not only able to handle the changing seasonal temperatures but also desirable because they are easy to clean. When you have am Austin outdoor kitchen, you have a low-maintenance, high-impact investment you can use and enjoy for many years to come.

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Keep cooking odors at bay

Let’s face it, some foods smell delicious while they’re being prepared, while others are less desirable. When you cook foods such as fish or deep-fried items, the aroma can linger for days and is hard to eradicate from within the home. When you prepare those same menu items outside, they dissipate quickly into the great outdoors and do not penetrate your home’s interior.

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Save money by eating outside instead of eating out

When you have your own outdoor kitchen and outdoor dining area why would you want to go out to a restaurant to eat? Eating out can drain your bank account, especially if you go out to eat on a regular basis. Every time you opt to dine at home rather out, you keep dollars in your wallet — and who can deny the ambiance of the great outdoors?

Contact Archadeck of Austin today to learn more about creating a custom outdoor kitchen in your backyard — you can reach us by phone at (512) 886-8367.

Outdoor Kitchens worthy of a second helping!

East End Urban Elegance

East Austin Covered Porch Builder

This property is located just one mile from the heart of downtown Austin. An area that is alive with renewal, energy and urban vibes. Archadeck of Austin designed and built an Ipe hardwood deck, versatile outdoor kitchen, gas-burning outdoor fire pit and one-of-a-kind custom vine wall. Each element in the design adds functionality and contemporary styling to the overall project.

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Award Winning Outdoor Space in Round Rock

This Round Rock, TX, outdoor living space in Forest Creek received an Archadeck Design Excellence Award. The project includes a unique deck, pergola and outdoor kitchen.

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Archadeck design award winner

To be recognized for this project by Archadeck Outdoor Living at the national level as an award-winning deck builder means a great deal to the Archadeck of Austin team. The project was very well thought through, and we had a lot of fun building it. The structure itself was not complicated, but we packed in a lot of design considerations and features to make it a wonderful place for entertaining family and guests. We were able to integrate the new structure seamlessly with the existing home, which is just what the homeowners had in mind! You can read more about this project in our blog story, Archadeck of Austin showcases its award-winning deck design in Round Rock, Texas.

An Austin Outdoor Kitchen BIG on Texas Style

Though this outdoor living project was completed in 2011, it is still one of our fan favorites. This unique structure boasts an outdoor kitchen, covered porch and turns the tables on the traditional way a pergola is used. These structures were integrated into the footprint of the existing home, which had an existing patio that was very long and had very high ceilings. We decided to enclose two ends of the patio because of the high winds that are common in this area.

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Archadeck of Austin then built an outdoor kitchen at one end and elevated the rear bar section of the outdoor kitchen.

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The outdoor kitchen has a full-size refrigerator, a built-in sink, gas grill, side burner, storage and pull-out drawers. We used standard exterior porcelain tile with a bullnose edge and added a unique backsplash to the kitchen area. We also used a combination of stone and stucco in the structure to break up the amount of stonework on the house itself.

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The most unique feature of this project is the innovative use of the pergola which you see hanging from the ceiling…

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We used the pergola in a hanging manner to help lower the ceiling in this massively high structure and make it more conducive to feeling like a gathering spot and to aid in hanging the lighting features used to add light to the space. You can read more about this amazing project in our blog story Outdoor Kitchen Additon by Archadeck of Austin Takes a Pergola to the Flip-Side, With Stunning Results.

Ready to get started? Schedule your complimentary design consultation with our team today! Reach out to us at (512) 886-8367.

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