4 Outdoor Living Tips from Designer Bobby Berk

With the big reveal of a stunning backyard transformation, designer Bobby Berk turned a lackluster space at his Los Angeles design firm’s headquarters into a luxurious outdoor living oasis. Complete with plenty of seating, beautiful landscaping, a pergola, a firepit and an outdoor kitchen, the space is much more than a backyard: it’s a chic…

Design an Outdoor Kitchen for a California or Florida Room

California and Florida Rooms are open-air transition spaces that you can add to your home’s exterior. They have roofs with screens or glass, and they can be fully open to the outdoors on as many as three sides. They are both attractive additions to your property, and they add square footage to your home. They…

How to Build an Outdoor Kitchen

With the increased interest in outdoor living, many people are adding outdoor kitchens to their backyards. To that end, you may ask yourself, “How do I start building my own outdoor kitchen?” It may seem like a simple DIY project, especially with videos readily available online. When redesigning your outdoor living space, consider that outdoor…

Simple Outdoor Kitchen Ideas: Designs and Considerations

More people are choosing outdoor kitchens for their luxurious and practical benefits as they remodel their outdoor living spaces. While the interest is there, not everyone has the space, budget, or desire for complicated designs. A common misconception is that a functional outdoor kitchen design must be large, complex, and include every appliance and amenity.…

Outdoor Kitchen Backsplash Benefits and Designs

Outdoor kitchens often have backsplashes behind the cabinets like indoor kitchens. A backsplash is a functional and decorative element that protects the wall, especially behind the sink. It can also prevent items from rolling off the back of the countertop. Backsplashes can be a few inches high or span the height of a wall. The…

Outdoor Kitchen Island: Benefits and Design

Islands are popular additions to both indoor and outdoor spaces because of their convenience and flexibility. They add workspace, storage, and extra space to entertain without increasing the length of your kitchen cabinetry. They are often included as an addition to straight runs and L-shaped kitchen layouts. Sometimes they are standalone pieces. They are beneficial…

How to Design an Outdoor Grilling Station

An outdoor grilling station is a popular addition to residential backyards, especially if space is limited for a fully equipped outdoor kitchen. Grilling stations serve a specific function by including the essentials for outdoor food prep and cooking, like a grill, counter space, and storage space. They are often straight runs of cabinetry or small…

The Benefits of Outdoor Kitchen Storage

The most functional indoor kitchens have an abundance of cabinetry with shelves and drawers to store dinnerware, silverware, and more. Storage options can ensure that kitchens remain clean and organized, with tools and supplies in easy reach. For these reasons, outdoor kitchens should have storage options as well. Although storage is not typically a concern…

Outdoor Kitchen Plans: What to Expect Working with Us

At Trex® Outdoor Kitchens™, we work solely with trade professionals to provide a high-quality experience from start to finish. Since our stainless steel cabinets are not DIY products, we have a team of experts to assist with your project. As such, we offer superior customer service and a seamless design process. This guide details what…

Outdoor Kitchen Packages: Trex Explorer Series

It is important to anticipate and adapt to changing needs to stay ahead of the competition in the outdoor kitchen market. A common need in outdoor kitchen design is a straight run of cabinetry with basic amenities like a grill and sink. This type of design satisfies the budget-conscious homeowner and removes the guesswork from…