6 Reasons to Have an Outdoor Kitchen Installed

Honeysuckle Nursery Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are an excellent investment for your quality of life and home value.

You might be thinking that you would love an outdoor space for grilling, but having an outdoor kitchen installed feels like overkill. In truth, an outdoor kitchen might be just what your home needs so you can entertain in style and enjoy several unexpected benefits of having one.

Lower Summer Bills

During the warm months, bills tend to skyrocket as we fight to keep cool by running the A/C. This worsens for anyone who frequently cooks. Running the stove generates a lot of extra heat which forces the A/C to work harder to keep the home cool which results in even higher bills. An outdoor kitchen gives you the space to take your cooking outside, keeping heat out of the home and giving your A/C and wallet a break.

Improve Quality of Living

Your outdoor kitchen is more than just a grill, it’s a dedicated space outside for gatherings. Being outdoors in the fresh air and socializing over food are some of the easiest and best ways to improve your mental health. Doing both at once will lend to an improved quality of life.

Odors Stay Out

If you’re someone who loves food that smells bad but tastes amazing, an outdoor kitchen could be a lifesaver. Cooking foods with odors that tend to linger is best done outside where the smells can quickly dissipate, rather than become trapped and stale inside your home.


The main component of an outdoor kitchen is a grill, but that is not the only component an outdoor kitchen can have. Add a side burner, a smoker, or even a refrigerator, among other options to give your outdoor kitchen versatility that rivals your indoor kitchen. 

Less Dining Out

Lower energy consumption isn’t the only way you can save money with an outdoor kitchen. With such a plethora of options at your disposal, you will likely be more inclined to cook in your outdoor kitchen than go out somewhere to eat. Skip the steakhouse on Saturday and invite your friends and family over for a potluck.

Increase Home Value

Outdoor kitchens have a high return on investment as they significantly raise home market value per their cost. They’re considered a luxury addition to a home and enjoy the benefit of raising the market value more than most other outdoor installations because of this. So it may seem like overkill if you think a grill will do, but having an outdoor kitchen installed can pay for itself in time and be just what you need to entertain guests and enjoy more time outdoors.


At Honeysuckle Nursery and Design, you will get construction and maintenance crews on site who have a minimum of 10 years of experience in all types of landscaping and hardscaping. Our designers will work closely with you to understand how you want to use your space so that we can make the most of your entire site. We are committed to providing complete customer satisfaction and will work with you along every step of the way to be sure that you are happy with your new trees. Please be sure to visit our gallery page for unique, creative designs and inspiration!

Whether you live in Anne Arundel or Howard Counties, we can help you experience your dream space in Annapolis, Davidsonville, Millersville, Ellicott City, Clarksville, Columbia, and surrounding areas. We specialize in Landscape Design & Maintenance, Swimming Pools, Hardscape, and Natural Stone, Water Features, Outdoor Living Spaces, and more! Dream, Create, Experience with Honeysuckle Nursery & Design by calling 410-849-5119 or email us to schedule your free no-obligation estimate today. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Houzz, and YouTube!

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