Tips for Entertaining Outdoors

Outdoor Lifestyles Dakota gas fireplace

Outdoor Lifestyles Dakota gas fireplace

The Pacific Northwest isn’t known for its warm summer nights. But that doesn’t stop most northwesterners from taking advantage of our mild summer climate by moving indoor activities outside. Whether your grilling up dinner, entertaining friends or just sitting around a fire with your family, there is an abundance of outdoor products to help you create a the comfort of a living room on your patio or deck.

Outdoor fireplaces

Lend a focal point to your outdoor space and create a space for people to gather with an outdoor fireplace.  Whether you prefer wood or gas, a classic surround or a more modern design, an outdoor fireplace truly brings your expands your inside living space to the outdoors.  An outdoor fireplace will also add value to your home.

Fire pits and fire tables

Fire pits and fire tables give a more casual feel to your outdoor living space.  Imagine sitting around the table or pit and winding down after a long day or roasting a marshmallow on your own deck.  Pits and tables are usually gas burning and come in many different shapes and sizes.

Outdoor kitchens

Outdoor kitchens allow you the ability to entertain to your fullest potential, without running back and forth to your indoor kitchen.  An outdoor kitchen can be set up with cabinets, drawers, granite counters, you name it.  Bring the comfort and convenience of your inside kitchen to your outdoor space with customized sizing and configuration for your outdoor area.

Outdoor grills

Grills don’t just come in coal-burning and gas options anymore.   The Louisiana Pellet Grill uses wood pellets to bring your grill up to temperature with the push of a button.  It’s a quick and easy alternative to wood grilling.  Another option is the Big Green Egg, a kamado-style ceramic cooker.  It comes in six different sizes and a variety of accessories available mean you can find the perfect grill for your lifestyle.

Take a good look at your outdoor space and you’ll be amazed at how some minor additions could turn your deck or patio in to an extension of your home.