The outdoor kitchen business in Charlotte is growing exponentially. Why is that? At Archadeck of Charlotte, we design and build outdoor living spaces and outdoor living rooms. We see the trends and we are in the middle of a weekend Home Show here in Charlotte. By far the biggest request for information is on outdoor kitchens. Perhaps it’s our love of the concept of moving the inside features of homes outside? Perhaps it’s just trying to “keep up with the Joneses”?
More likely, it’s the idea that we American’s love to grill, love to entertain, and if you live in a great climate like Charlotte, North Carolina, you can be outdoors at least 85 – 90% of the time. The requests certainly start with a nice grill, and can include but are not limited to a refrigerator, a sink, a warming drawer, a side burner, an ice machine, storage drawers, and a pull out trash receptacle. We primarily are getting requests for stone cabinets that are constructed of stainless steel framing, cement board, and various stone cladding. The countertops can have raised backsplashes with lighting, outlets, and every finish from stone to granite to tile. To see various outdoor kitchen projects and pictures, go to www.charlotte.archadeck.com