It’s July and maybe you haven’t yet emptied the Independence Day charcoal ash from the bottom of your Weber kettle grill. You’d like to figure out a way to heat up your house by boiling corn on the cob or macaroni or potatos to make salads to go along with the remaining summer barbeques you’re planning.
According to the Charlotte Observer:
The outdoor kitchen trend caught on with average consumers in the past two or three years, according to local builders, designers and landscapers.
Architects nationwide have reported a surge in the last year of customers requesting outdoor living space such as decks, patios and outdoor kitchens, according to a 2006 American Institute of Architects survey.
“The outdoor room is sort of the family room of the 21st century,”