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Getting a Modular Outdoor Kitchen Island. Is it Right for You?

If you are looking at your backyard or patio and finding it looking rather bare of life, you could consider landscaping it. Alternatively, you could make it a centerpiece for your family and friends by adding not just a grill but also an outdoor kitchen island. These come in many types but the modular form is increasingly popular.

What Is a Modular Outdoor Kitchen Island?

A modular outdoor kitchen island is a prebuilt unit. It generally includes the following:

  • Finish

  • Countertop

  • Appliance openings

If you purchase it as part of a bundle, it may also include everything a kitchen island requires to make it truly functional such as a grill, plenty of storage space, electrical outlets and other related items.

The intent of a modular outdoor kitchen island, particularly if it is part of a bundle, is to make installation easy, simple and less costly than alternatives.

Is a Modular Outdoor Kitchen Island Right for You?

Before deciding to purchase any type of outdoor kitchen island, you need to ask yourself the following questions:

  1. Do you need it?

  2. Will you use it with some regularity?

  3. What is its purpose? Will it stand alone or become an integrated component in a larger set-up?

  4. How much can you afford to spend?

  5. Do you have the space and how much space does the unit you have in mind require?

After considering these factors, you can then decide whether a modular outdoor kitchen island is what you want. It only then remains for you to choose size, color, style and portability?

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