- 1 How much does it cost to build an outdoor grill?
- 2 What wood is best for outdoor bar tops?
- 3 How do I Weatherproof my outdoor bar?
- 4 Are outdoor kitchens worth the money?
- 5 Why are outdoor kitchens so expensive?
- 6 What is the best material for outdoor countertops?
- 7 Do it yourself bar ideas?
- 8 What wood lasts the longest outdoors?
- 9 How long will untreated pine last outside?
- 10 How tall should an outdoor bar be?
- 11 How do I build a waterproof deck?
How much does it cost to build an outdoor grill?
If you choose to have a built-in grill you can expect to pay between $1,000 and $3,500 for the grill itself. Another option is a drop-in grill. These will run a similar average to the built-in options with a range of $1,000 to $2,500.
What wood is best for outdoor bar tops?
Wood. Wood is a standard material used on bar tops. Teak and cedar wood are naturally unaffected by weather damage and pests. Wood is rock-hard and hefty and creates a rustic natural feel that complements outdoor decor.
How do I Weatherproof my outdoor bar?
There are three surefire ways to waterproof your wood for years to come.
- Use linseed or Tung oil to create a beautiful and protective hand-rubbed finish.
- Seal the wood with coating of polyurethane, varnish, or lacquer.
- Finish and waterproof wood simultaneously with a stain-sealant combo.
Are outdoor kitchens worth the money?
A study from Absolute Outdoor Kitchens found homes with an outdoor kitchen see an ROI of between 100% and 200% than homes without. Therefore, outdoor kitchens add significant value to the home.
Why are outdoor kitchens so expensive?
The cost of an outdoor kitchen will depend largely on its size, the materials you select and the appliances you want installed. A basic outdoor cooking area with a patio, grill and countertop can run a few thousand dollars. While a luxury design with top-of-the-line appliances will cost many times that amount.
What is the best material for outdoor countertops?
Your best choices are natural stone, concrete or tile. If your heart is set on a manufactured countertop like quartz or recycled glass, talk to the manufacturer first. Most use pigments that are not designed to stand up to outdoor use, so if the counter is exposed to UV rays the color may change over time.
Do it yourself bar ideas?
So grab a beer, whiskey, or glass of wine and get inspired because here are 71 totally unique ideas for decorating your home bar.
- Globe Bar:
- Bookcase Bar.
- Liquor Cabinet.
- Bottle Cap Backsplash:
- TV Bar.
- Home Bar Signs.
- Old Piano Bar.
- Recycled Beer Can Track Lighting.
What wood lasts the longest outdoors?
Cedar wood projects typically last more than 20 years without splitting, rotting, or warping. White oak and teak are also long lasting woods that are resistant to decay, twisting, cracking, or warping.
How long will untreated pine last outside?
Untreated redwood, depending on it’s age, has a projected life span of 50 years or more when exposed to the elements. Pine varieties have a projected life span of only 5 to 10 years.
How tall should an outdoor bar be?
A typical bar is 42 inches tall. This height works perfectly with a 30-inch barstool and is comfortable for standing users. Make the bar about 24 inches wide to allow plenty of room for mixing drinks.
How do I build a waterproof deck?
The best way to waterproof under your deck is with a deck drainage system installed during construction. A drainage system diverts water away from the joists and beams. An over-the-joist deck drainage system such as Trex RainEscape provides 100% protection from the damage caused by wood repeatedly getting wet.