Outdoor Kitchens & Features to Enjoy All Year Round

When designing an outdoor space for your home, you want to create something you can use all year round. From cooking spaces to relaxing sitting areas, the best outdoor areas are created with all the seasons in mind.

While it can be easy to think of ways to design an outdoor space for the warm, summer months, coming up with year-round uses for your patio or outdoor kitchen can be a bit tougher. However, there are many ways you can make the most of your outdoor space.

Here are just a few.

Outdoor Kitchens

Having a kitchen outdoors is a wonderful addition for any expert grillers or barbeque fans. As a set up including a refrigerator cabinet, grill, and counter spaces, an outdoor kitchen makes it easy to entertain and enjoy your outdoor space year round.

For year-round grilling, an outdoor kitchen makes it fun to cook outdoors in the summer or even in the winter. If you plan on using your outdoor kitchen in the colder months, try to place it under cover. This can protect it from snow or rain.

Fire Tables and Fire Pits

Hanging out around the fire is a classic summer activity, but a fire table or fire pit can make a great addition to your outdoor space into the colder months as well. When the nights start to get chillier, you can continue to take advantage of your outdoor area buy starting a fire to sit around.

Fire pits come in a variety of styles, including gas burning or wood burning, making it easy to start a cozy fire during any weather.


To get the most of your outdoor space regardless of weather, you’ll want a protective covering. There is no better option to make your outdoor space weather-proof than a pavilion.

You can build a pavilion to cover an outdoor seating space, an outdoor kitchen, or even a fire table or fire pit. With a pavilion to cover your outdoor area, you don’t need to worry about the rain, sun, or even snow.

For more tips on ways to use your outdoor space year round, contact Island Block & Masonry Supply. We are located on Long Island and service the entire Tri State Area.


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