Category: Exterior Remodeling

The four biggest mistakes people make when designing an outdoor kitchen

Jeff and Teresa Metke in Metke Remodeling and Luxury Homes Design Studio Lake Oswego, OR

Not assessing the site for the kitchen. It is important that you look at the relationship between your indoor kitchen and outdoor kitchen. Here are some questions you should consider while accessing this relationship: Is there a path that makes it easy to transport items in between the two spaces? Do you wish to use…

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How to Make Your Outdoor Space Year-Round Entertainment

Exterior shot of a covered patio with built in heating lamps

We all know and love the beauty of the summer weather in Oregon—letting the day melt away with the company of family and friends, and then watching the sun set in the evening while music plays in the background. What could beat that? Summers are the best time to utilize your outdoor space for entertaining,…

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Designing The Perfect Outdoor Entertaining Space

It’s Oregon, it’s raining and where are you? Sitting comfortably curled up on a sofa by your gas fire table, under a beautiful wood ceiling outdoor entertaining space? Watching the game, enjoying a recently cooked meal from your outdoor kitchen, sipping from a glass of your favorite beverage? Once only enjoyed in warmer climates, beautiful,…

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