20 Outdoor Kitchen Design Considerations

Posted in: outdoor living, outdoor kitchens, outdoor living spaces, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets, cooking outdoors

James Moylan

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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So, You’re Designing an Outdoor Kitchen…Here’s What to Think About

You can practically taste the crispy crust of that wood-fired pizza from your brand-new outdoor kitchen. The problem? You haven’t designed it yet, and you aren’t even sure where to start. If you’re trying to figure out the ideal outdoor kitchen design for your home, here are twenty considerations to keep in mind.

5 Ways Danver Cabinets are the Best Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets in the DMV

Posted in: outdoor kitchens, outdoor living spaces, Danver cabinets, outdoor kitchen cabinets, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Danver cabinets in Maryland, Danver cabinets in Virginia, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets

James Moylan

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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Why Danver stainless steel outdoor cabinets are the King of outdoor kitchens in Virginia, Maryland & DC

While it was the case just a few decades ago that backyard kitchen ideas were thought of as peripheral to a main house, they are now very much a part of existing homes as much as any living room, basement, or den. With that shift in mentality, homeowners have come to expect bigger and better things from their outdoor living spaces. Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens has established itself as a leader in this field by offering high quality outdoor cabinetry for patio storage, grilling areas, and the best outdoor kitchens in Maryland and NOVA.

Outdoor furniture giant Brown Jordan partnered with Danver to build their stainless steel outdoor kitchen cabinets, but why should you? Keep reading to learn how experience, workmanship, and materials render your local Danver cabinet dealer your optimal source for upscale outdoor cabinetry.

A Beginner's Guide to Infratech Infrared Heaters

Posted in: infrared heaters, outdoor living, outdoor living spaces, Infratech outdoor heaters, Infratech, outdoor heaters, Infratech infrared heaters, outdoor heating systems

James Moylan

Thursday, November 19, 2020


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A Basic Introduction to Infratech Outdoor Heating Systems

It can be a complicated answer to the question of adding infrared heaters to an existing structure. If this is you, read the highlighted link in the last sentence first, then come back here.  If you are looking at new construction, this is the article is for you.  Now is the time to consider adding infrared heaters.  You are going to have many choices and brands to choose from.  Even if you're focusing on a single brand, it can be difficult to ascertain all the relative pros and cons of a product with so much to process. With that in mind, the following is a general overview of Infratech infrared outdoor heaters details about the most pertinent features and distinguishing characteristics.

What are the Costs of Using an Outdoor Fireplace in Maryland?

Posted in: Deck Design, patio design, fireplace, Contracting Questions, outdoor living, outdoor living spaces, deck add-ons, outdoor heaters, porch add-ons, Outdoor Fireplaces, outdoor accessories, EcoSmart Fireplaces, Porch and Deck Accessories, fire pit

James Moylan

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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Long-Term Costs of Operating an Outdoor Fire Feature in Bethesda, Maryland

Nothing provides quite the same blend of ambiance and function as an outdoor fire feature, but many people wonder about price. With so many fire features to choose from, which one is going to provide all the aesthetic beauty and functional warmth without breaking the bank?

This article compares three of the most common fire feature types: natural wood-burning fireplaces, biofuel fireplaces, and natural gas fires. For the sake of comparison, electric heaters are also included below. While not a traditional fire feature, they are a common alternative for those looking to heat their outdoor spaces.

Top 8 Benefits of High-Performance Archatrak Deck Tiles

Posted in: deck questions, outdoor living, outdoor living spaces, low-maintenance decking, deck topics, porch topics, deck materials, decking questions, rooftop decks, rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck, building a rooftop deck, Archatrak, porcelain, deck pavers, porcelain pavers

James Moylan

Friday, August 28, 2020

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What Are the Benefits of Archatrak Porcelain Pavers for Rooftop Decks and Outdoor Living Spaces?

Undertaking any home improvement project can be stressful. With so many factors to consider—from price to maintenance to appearance—picking a material for any home project is enough to make your head spin! If you’re currently looking for a material to surface your deck, patio, or terrace, you’re probably very familiar with this problem. As you work through your research process, though, just make sure you know all your available choices; that is, don’t fall into the trap of believing your only options are wood, stone, or concrete pavers. While you might not have immediately thought of porcelain pavers for your upcoming project, consider these top eight reasons Archatrak deserves to be at the top of your list.