Category: Outdoor Kitchens

High-End Home Finishes

A beautiful and luxurious entry to help illustrate high end home finishes.

Having high-end finishes in your home signifies an elevated standard of living, showcasing a commitment to quality, aesthetics, and comfort. It means that you have invested in top-tier materials, craftsmanship, and design to create an environment that exudes sophistication and luxury. High-end home finishes are often found in upscale homes, custom residences, or properties that…

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Creating a Serene Outdoor Oasis: Tips for Patio Remodeling

Transforming your outdoor patio or deck into a serene oasis allows you to enjoy nature’s beauty while creating a peaceful retreat right at your doorstep. Whether you have a small balcony or a spacious backyard, revamping your outdoor space can provide a tranquil escape from the daily hustle and bustle. In this blog post, we…

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Renovations That Increase Home Value

Picture of a modern remodel of a home lit up at night to illustrate renovations that increase home value.

Renovating your home is a big decision that often comes with an equal amount of excitement and apprehension. It’s understandable to feel both emotions because not only do home renovations improve your living experience, but they can also be a significant investment. That’s why it’s essential to make sure that the renovations you make are…

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Best Renovations to Increase Home Value

A brand new luxury kitchen with plenty of cabinets, an island, and large dining table to illustrate best renovations to increase home value.

After you’ve been in your home for a few years, do you start looking at ways you can improve it? Or do you know all the changes you want to make to your home before you make that first mortgage payment? Either way, you want to make sure your home improvement projects give you the…

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How to Choose the Right Appliances for You and Your Home

Closeup of an electric range with black burners on a marble-looking countertop to illustrate how to choose the right appliances.

Since 2020, many of us have spent far more time at home than previously. We have been cooking more, cleaning more, and transforming our homes into more than temporary workspaces. Because of this, there has been a surge in consumers focusing on home improvement projects, including wanting to upgrade their appliances to better suit their…

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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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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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