BBQ Islands are amazing outdoor kitchen accessories. Actually, they are more than accessories. They are pretty big investments when it comes to both size and costs. They are considered property assets because when installed they usually become permanent parts of the property. Some models can even increase the value of a home.
BBQ islands are relatively new products. They are like next generation grills. They are becoming incredibly popular because they allow you to have an indoor kitchen atmosphere right in your backyard. When buying a prefabricated BBQ island, or if you are having a custom BBQ island built for you, there are a few key things that you should consider beforehand.
The first consideration has to do with size. BBQ islands are large home assets, but some are larger than others. If you are buying a prefabricated BBQ island, measure the area of your backyard where you want to place the island. This will make things much easier when you are doing your shopping. The size of your island should depend on the amount of space you have in your backyard, the amount of time you will spend cooking with the island, and the amount of counter space you want to have on your island.
Features are the next thing you should consider. There are a number of features that you can have on your BBQ island. You should choose them based on your needs and cooking style. You can have cabinets, sinks, side burners, mini-refrigerators, and even flat screen televisions. You can also have a bar counter around your BBQ island. For entertaining purposes some homeowners use bar counters and bar stools where their guests can sit and have food served to them.
Placement is also an important consideration. Portable BBQ Islands are heavy and hard to move, and many other BBQ Islands must be installed permanently into the ground. Therefore, it is important to think about where you want to place your BBQ island ahead of time. If you live in an area where it rains or snows a significant amount of the time, you might want to consider placing your BBQ island under an awning or roof covered area.