Grant, Nebraska
7801 Amber Hill Rd
Lincoln, NE 68516
(402) 421-7496

How to Care for Your Outdoor Kitchen August 9, 2019

Grant, Lancaster
How to Care for Your Outdoor Kitchen, Grant, Nebraska

An outdoor kitchen is a dream come true for those who love to grill, bringing a sense of luxury to your backyard living spaces. While the materials used for these set-ups are usually more rugged than those for your interior kitchen, they do require some regular maintenance to keep up their effectiveness and good looks. Below are a few pointers for doing so.

Maintaining Your Stone Surfaces

Granite countertops are a popular choice for outdoor kitchens, but you might prefer flagstone, quartz, or another manufactured product. While natural stone is incredibly durable, it is susceptible to stains and sun damage, so apply a sealer to the surface every three to five years. Wiping the counters down after each use will keep sauce, grease, and other residues from seeping down into the stone.

outdoor kitchenMost homeowners choose natural or manufactured rock materials as their island facades. However, grill smoke, grass clippings, and mildew will likely build up over time, so powerwash the island at least once a year to keep it looking pristine.

Maintaining the Kitchen Appliances

A clean grill delivers a more even distribution of heat, so scrub it out after every use. Remember that the best time to scrape a grill is when it’s still warm, so take a moment to clean it immediately after eating. Then, cover it right away to protect it from the elements.

Stainless steel sinks and kitchen fixtures are highly corrosion resistant, but exposure to high temperatures can compromise their durability. Avoid placing hot pans and dishes directly on stainless steel for extended periods of time, and rinse and wipe down surfaces after every use to prevent water spots and grease buildup.

If you’ve always dreamed of having an outdoor kitchen, the craftspeople at Dreamscapes have the experience and talent to bring your vision to life. They’ve been serving Lincoln, NE, homeowners for over 30 years, delivering results that will exceed all your expectations. Visit their website for more on their services, follow their Facebook to keep up with their latest projects, or call (402) 421-7496 to discuss your ideas and request a quote.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Dreamscapes, Inc.
Easy Ways to Add Beauty & Functionality to Your Patio, Grant, Nebraska
A patio makeover is one of the easiest and most effective landscaping projects you can perform. It is often inexpensive yet transformative. Imagine the fun you'll have this summer, more
What Is the Difference Between Hardscaping & Landscaping?, Grant, Nebraska
As the weather warms, your thoughts may turn to your outdoor living spaces. While keeping the grass green and planting a garden full of flowers can do a lot to beautify the yard, more
Why You Should Reinforce Your Retaining Walls, Grant, Nebraska
A retaining wall can help you control soil erosion, create a gardening space, and add character to your home and landscaping. Since these hold back soil and plant roots, they’re more
Dreamscapes Is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary, Grant, Nebraska
A company’s years in business can serve as a testament to its quality of service. That’s why Dreamscapes is proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2019. Since the more