Outdoor Kitchens

Outdoor Kitchens

For families that love spending time outdoors in Oklahoma, nothing can bring them closer than the installation of a new outdoor kitchen. And, now more than ever, people are looking for their own private oasis in their backyard to escape modern pressures and keep living life to the fullest. If you do a lot of outdoor cooking or your family and friends consider you the “grill master”, an outdoor kitchen can open up new conveniences that you may not have been able to enjoy with just a grill. Everything you need to prepare for cooking, cook food completely outdoors, and then serve it will always be within reach, so you aren’t letting flies inside your home or making your HVAC system work overtime by going in and out.

As Green Country’s Electric Hero, Hot Shot Electric Service Co. can install lighting, GFCI outlets, and new circuits to assist in the construction of your outdoor kitchen. We also work with several outdoor landscape kitchen companies to ensure you are completely satisfied with your new outdoor space and can use it to its full potential to entertain or spend quality time with your loved ones. When you invest a customized outdoor kitchen that perfectly meets your needs, your house will quickly become the go-to destination for entertaining family and friends. But don’t just take our word for, keep reading to learn some of the common benefits that our existing clients were able to achieve when their outdoor kitchen project after it was completed.

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The Benefits of Outdoor Kitchens

Across the Mediterranean, it’s not an uncommon sight to see families enjoying time together outdoors and cooking; however, this trend has also made its way to the United States and it’s more popular than ever for homeowners to add outdoor kitchens to their backyard or patio area. Whether you are investing a new house, want to make better use of the outdoor space that you have, or simply need to create a place to cook and entertain outdoors, here are some of the benefits you can expect when you partner with Hot Shot Electric Service Co. to get started:

Expanded Entertaining Space

Expanded Entertaining Space

One of the most common reasons for homeowners to invest in an outdoor kitchen is because they are the perfect place to entertain family and friends. While food is being prepared and cooked, guests can socialize outside with optimal space to spread out and not feel packed on top of each other. When food is prepared indoors, there often is not as much space and can lead to cramped conditions that make it harder to find your way around the kitchen. An outdoor kitchen can be customized even further to add more appeal for guests by including fans, heaters, entertainment systems, and outdoor seating to create the perfect year-round hang out.

Expanded Living Space

While it’s possible to add on additions to your home for added living space, it’s far easier to incorporate the space you already have on your patio or back porch to create a customized outdoor kitchen area that immediately expands your living space. If you have a covered patio, you already have the framework needed to start adding appliances and other features that make the space your own. This new living space is a great area to host holidays and birthday parties or just enjoy your time outdoors to the fullest. The opportunities to create the perfect outdoor kitchen space for your unique needs are endless.

Expanded Living Space
Increased Home Value

Increased Home Value

While it’s possible to add on additions to your home for added living space, it’s far easier to incorporate the space you already have on your patio or back porch to create a customized outdoor kitchen area that immediately expands your living space. If you have a covered patio, you already have the framework needed to start adding appliances and other features that make the space your own. This new living space is a great area to host holidays and birthday parties or just enjoy your time outdoors to the fullest. The opportunities to create the perfect outdoor kitchen space for your unique needs are endless.

Reduced Utility Costs

When cooking indoors during the summer, the heat required to operate a stove or oven successfully will often make your HVAC work overtime to keep up with the fluctuating temperatures that are occurring within the home. Often, this can create an elevated temperature by as much as 3 degrees just in the short amount of time that you are cooking. Instead of working your AC system harder, cooking outdoors allows the heat to dissipate normally without the need for cooling to compensate for the temperature changes.

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Healthier Food Options

Healthier Food Options

There is no denying that the taste of grilled foods is special. From seasonal veggies with a slight char to the unmistakable smokiness of grilled chicken or steak, it is far easier to eat a healthy meal when it tastes great. Fortunately, most of the foods that grace the outdoor kitchens across Oklahoma and the United States as a whole are often healthier than those cooked in the microwave or stovetop. Instead of reaching for convenience meals or cooking your dinner in oil, you will be more likely to reach for grilled options when you invest in a functional outdoor kitchen.

Ready to Learn More?

Across the Mediterranean, it’s not an uncommon sight to see families enjoying time together outdoors and cooking; however, this trend has also made its way to the United States and it’s more popular than ever for homeowners to add outdoor kitchens to their backyard or patio area. Whether you are investing a new house, want to make better use of the outdoor space that you have, or simply need to create a place to cook and entertain outdoors, here are some of the benefits you can expect when you partner with Hot Shot Electric Service Co. to get started:

Outdoor Kitchen Design Options

Although Hot Shot Electric Service Co. is most known for our ability to provide superior electrical services to the residents of Tulsa and the surrounding area, our partnerships with several outdoor landscape kitchen companies ensures our clients have access to the best design options possible. With these in mind, there are several design options that you might consider when planning out your outdoor kitchen project to ensure you have the functionality and convenience needed so you are completely satisfied with your new entertaining and living space. Some of the options you should keep in mind include:

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Modern Grill Types

Because the grill is often the focal point of an outdoor kitchen, there are many different options available to consumers including portable or built-in grill options. Furthermore, grill types include propane, charcoal, smokers, and electric options. No matter which option you may require for your unique needs and preferences, you can rest easy knowing that your grill type will be installed properly and remain functional year-round when you partner with Hot Shot Electric Service Co. and our outdoor kitchen partners.

Outlet Placement

Whether you are interested in installing outdoor-rated appliances or just need a place to plug in your television or sound system, the team at Hot Shot Electric Service Co. is here to help. Our extensive experience with outdoor kitchen projects ensures you have outlets where you need them to create a functional cooking and entertainment area. When you need quality electrical work, you cannot afford to trust just anyone with the job. Make sure you work with a contractor who can safely and effectively handle the job by hiring Hot Shot Electric Service Co.

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Landscape Lighting

Nothing can transform the look and feel of an outdoor kitchen at night than great landscape lighting. And, while you may start entertaining around dinner time, there is no reason you shouldn’t be able to continue the fun and festivities into the late hours of the night. Hot Shot Electrical Service Co. can help install the perfect landscape lighting setup and make your outdoor kitchen functionality and aesthetically pleasing both during the day and at night.

Fans and Heaters

Spending time outdoors in Oklahoma can be hard during the summer and the frigid winters can quickly spoil time outdoors. To help accommodate the use of an outdoor kitchen year-round, Hot Shot Electrical Service Co. can install patio heaters or patio fans to help maintain enjoyable temperatures no matter what season it may be. You don’t have to settle for only eating grilled foods in the summer when you partner with us to improve or plan your outdoor kitchen.

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Not Sure Where to Start?

If you are ready to invest in an outdoor kitchen for your home, it can be difficult to find a partner that you can trust to complete your project on-time and within a designated budget. While the requirements for an outdoor kitchen may vary widely depending on the unique taste of the homeowner, we have the experience and connections needed to ensure you get exactly what you want and will be able to continue using your new space whenever it may be needed.

Hot Shot Electric Service Co. is Green Country’s electric hero! As a full-service electrical company, our technicians provide a range of services for clients that expect the best, no matter how small their project may seem. If you are looking for an electrical service provider in Broken Arrow or Tulsa, Hot Shot is ready to exceed your expectations.