Weather can be a big issue when it comes to outdoor entertainment. Building a tall roof or pergola over your outdoor kitchen will allow you to enjoy cooking outdoors, even in the extreme heat. You can incorporate different forms of shelter such as having a Tiki Huts over your outdoor kitchen. Hot locations may want an overhead fan or mist sprays.
Outdoor lighting will not only extend your time outside, it offers safety for walkways, staircases and grilling areas, and a nice touch for your outdoor kitchen tiki hut setup. Some outdoor kitchen designers incorporate lighting into the kitchen, either under the countertops or above. Pro tip: If you plan on installing an outdoor grill under a structure, be sure you allow plenty of clearance space between the grill and the ceiling, and design the room for ventilation.
Dan the Tiki Man is the one of the few Tiki hut builders capable of building a fire-retardant Tiki hut for commercial and residential use, such as a restaurant or hotel. Also, To prevent house fires, professionals never recommend operating a grill under eves or decks unless there is a professionally installed ventilation hood. Keep your grill clean to prevent accidental fires.
Grab a drink and a book and make your Tiki Huts space your favorite escape with awesome decoration.
If you have your tiki hut as a outdoor kitchen or as a pool hang out space, the decoration is always the fun part of it. You have the option to go to fancy furniture Bali style and stop by at Pier one and find a nice set to place in your TikiHut, or just shopping on antique stores and donation store to find out a perfect match to your taste (what could take quite some time).
Pottery Barn is other solution for wicker furniture surrounds an antique folding table, where the family plays cards.
The owners of this Michigan cabin used sturdy chains and hooks to turn a bench into a swing; it joins similarly rustic chair and love seat, both by Old Hickory on the front porch, and its a perfect match for many tiki huts setting.
Low Cost Luxe. Keep in mind the cost should not crossover a cozy and comfortable tiki hut environment. Florida is well know for the humid air/weather. So a sofa and rug as may look really nice and comfortable it may add the extra maintenance you are not looking forward. The idea still to be as relax is possible!
This is Florida and winter is the time for backyard BBQ’s and grilling;
But a well designed outdoor kitchen should allow you to enjoy cooking outside beyond the winter months in Florida. Incorporating interior kitchen ideas to your Tiki Hut setting is a great way to add versatility, value and fun to your home.
The best outdoor kitchens are as functional as an indoor kitchen, as welcoming as a living room, and as entertaining as a family room. An outdoor kitchen can be as simple as a grill, table and chairs, or as elaborate as a fully outfitted kitchen complete with built-in appliances and seating in a Tiki Hut .
Although a simple and straightforward outdoor kitchen can be set up by a homeowner, designing a generous and powerful outdoor kitchen is best left to a professional like a concrete contractor, patio contractor, Tiki Huts builder or a landscape designer. With so many different types of outdoor kitchens, designing the best kitchen for your family takes time to plan and may require permitting from the city.
This picturesque “Chain of Lakes City” in central Florida has a rich history and a features a wealth of natural resources.
By: Chris Kuhn from GreatAmericanCountry.com
Lake Maude Nature Park in Winter Haven, Fla
Photo By: City of Winter Haven
Looking at a map, one quickly sees that Winter Haven is truly at the heart of Florida. Centrally located between two metropolitan areas, Tampa and Orlando, the city is less than a 90-minute drive away from two international airports and can count on easy commuting for work or play with an interstate highway or expressway only a few miles away.
Historical records show settlers moved into what is now Winter Haven as early as the 1860s, though the city did not incorporate until 1911. Farming and citrus were early hotbed industries but Winter Haven went on to inspire many business “firsts” including site of the first store of the Publix supermarket chain in 1930 and home to the first theme park in Florida when Cypress Gardens opened its doors in 1936. Though the park has since closed, the gardens remain the property of the people of Polk County and are now maintained by its current leasee of the property, LEGOLAND® Florida.
And this picturesque town of rolling hills, a wealth of waterways and lush greenery so rich in history and natural resources has something to offer everybody. Whether you are a nature lover, sports aficionado, culture seeker or simply someone looking to plant roots and raise a family, Winter Haven is a bit of a paradox reflecting a charming small-town feel with its population of 35,000 yet also offering the same access as any metropolitan area to the culture, technology and modern amenities of contemporary living: And no matter how you choose to embark on life in Winter Haven, one common element weaves throughout: water.
Its with great pleasure that we are launching our newest project in Islamorada, Fl. We love this town. Our ability to complete projects in this area of the Florida Keys is based on the professionalism from the City employees and its Village officials.
My congratulations to you Villages of Islamorada. Great JOB