BBQ Islands: Why You Need One

In days past, setting up a basic grill in your backyard with a cooler next to it was the epitome of summertime entertainment.  Now, we are taking that basic concept and improving on it, which is where BBQ islands come in.  BBQ islands can take your outdoor space to the next level as they are a great way to upgrade your outdoor living area and your grilling experience. You are probably here because you are curious about what all the fuss is about, how they facilitate indoor/outdoor living, and whether they are worth the investment.  If that is the case, no worries, because we are here to discuss some of the reasons why you should consider installing a BBQ island in your backyard!


Make your life a little easier

A BBQ island can make your outside cooking easier and more fun! It can help you cook food faster, give your family and friends a place to gather, and provide you with some extra space and storage. You can use the storage that comes with your BBQ Island to store tools, seasonings, plates, and other things you need on hand while cooking, which is very convenient when embracing indoor/outdoor living. The good news is that we sell high quality pre-fab designs as well as specialize in creating custom islands to ensure that you are getting exactly what you want in a style that compliments your living space! We are experts at what we do and can help you navigate the entire process – from selecting the space where it will be installed, to designing it in a style that suits you, as well as ensuring that it meets safety standards. 

Increase your cooking and living area

BBQ islands are a simple way to increase the living and cooking spaces in your home by utilizing the outdoors in a more functional way. Not only are they great for freeing up counter space, but they also expand the size of your cooking area by providing additional work surfaces and space for food preparation nearby. BBQ islands can be customized with built-in grills, refrigerated drawers, side burners, sink areas, and more to give you an extra level of convenience when preparing meals outdoors.


With a BBQ island, you no longer have to worry about running out of room while you’re grilling or having to prepare food far away from the grill. Additionally, a well-designed BBQ island can become a centerpiece for any outdoor living area, adding a touch of style and elegance that will make it look as though you just stepped into an outdoor kitchen.


You can get creative

A BBQ island not only adds convenience and extra space to make outdoor cooking easier, but it can also offer more variety in your cooking methods. With a BBQ island, you can now choose from different grills and cooktops. There are islands with traditional grills like charcoal or gas, as well as advanced models with ceramic infrared burners for fast and even heating. Additionally, you can find islands that are equipped with side burners for sautéing vegetables or boiling water. For those who love to smoke their food, some BBQ islands have stylishly integrated smokers for slow-cooking ribs and more. 


With a variety of grills and cooktops available on the market, it is easy to find an island that is perfect for your specific needs! By investing in a BBQ island, you will be able to enjoy a greater range of cooking options so that you can make the most out of your backyard cooking experiences.


Add beauty and practicality to your backyard

A BBQ island is not only a great way to enjoy your outdoor living space more fully, but it also adds an elegant touch to your backyard. The sleek design and variety of color options for the islands, combined with features like stainless steel countertops and LED lighting, can create an inviting outdoor space that is both beautiful and practical. Additionally, barbecue islands are customizable so you can choose a set-up that suits your needs, making them perfect for everyone from the casual burger griller to the expert interested in the technicality of smoking meats to perfection. 


Regardless of your grilling preferences or expertise, BBQ islands offer the versatility needed to make outdoor cooking truly enjoyable and you can rest easy know that we are always here to help you make the best choice for your home and lifestyle! Stop into a location near you and we will be happy to show you around!