Outdoor kitchens are becoming quite the necessity for families all over America; whether it's a Saturday BBQ with family and friends, a graduation party, or even an adult outing, outdoor kitchens are a great addition to any home! There are countless benefits of having an outdoor kitchen, especially here in Southwest Florida. One of the many benefits of having an outdoor kitchen is the added convenience it gives to your newfound living space. Florida is known for its sunny weather, so instead of going inside for a cold drink why not indulge in a refreshing beverage while you relax on your outdoor patio? Instead of cooking inside, like you do every night, imagine kicking back and relaxing outside, where you can both cook and enjoy the pristine beauty of Southwest Florida simultaneously!
What is the Best Flooring Option for My Outdoor Kitchen?
Flooring is one of the most important decisions you will need to make when designing your new outdoor kitchen. If you're looking to add luxurious warmth and beauty, nothing compares to genuine hardwood flooring. However, hardwood flooring does not stand up well to the frequent rains and high humidity levels that come with the tropical climate we have here in Southwest Florida.
Wood-look tiles, another weather-proof flooring option, have become immensely popular in recent years. Wood-look tiles are extremely easy to clean and maintain and because of their extraordinary strength and durability, you needn’t worry about children or pets damaging your wood-look tile flooring. Even on the off-chance that damage does occur, you can replace a single tile (or multiple tiles) easily, without having to redo an entire section of flooring. To keep your wood-look tiles looking their very best, it is recommended that a new coat of sealant be applied approximately every 3-5 years to prevent moisture from seeping into the tile or grout due to the high humidity levels we have here in Southwest Florida.