The materials you choose for your outdoor kitchen should be extra tough. Everything from appliances to surfaces have to stand up to weather and frequent use, while staying true to your design style. To help you make the best choices, here’s how to choose your pavers for your Newark, NJ, outdoor kitchen.
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All Unilock pavers are slip-resistant, including smooth-textured pavers. This is an important feature that enhances the safety of your outdoor kitchen.
Ease of Maintenance
All Unilock pavers are suitable for use in outdoor kitchens, so you don’t have to worry about the tedious process of eliminating pavers that won’t stand up to the job. However, a few Unilock pavers are exceptionally well suited to the demands of outdoor cooking due to a manufacturing process that ensures easy-cleaning surfaces. Unilock pavers that feature EasyClean Stain Resistance are infused with a special sealant that brings out the colors of each paver while making it highly stain-resistant, even to acidic or oily foods including BBQ sauce, ketchup, wine, mustard, coffee, salad dressing, or most household chemicals. You can find EasyClean Stain Resistance in the following pavers:
Artline pavers are perfect for elegant contemporary kitchens. They bring out the beauty of stainless steel appliances, and with many choices in colors, shapes, and textures, you can unleash your creativity for a truly unique outdoor cooking and dining space. To help match the vertical elements of your kitchen, Artline pairs beautifully with the plank-like shapes found in the U-Cara Multi-Face Wall System.
Bristol Valley pavers offer a highly versatile aesthetic that’s perfectly at home in casual, modern, or rustic settings. Their warm, earthy tones and moderate textures and of course the EasyClean technology makes these pavers perfect for outdoor living. Their large format size options let you create an uncluttered look that can make a small kitchen feel larger.
Umbriano pavers are perfect if you want to match the look of granite countertops. Randomly dispersed granite particles within each Umbriano paver give this product an authentic granite appearance. EasyClean technology brings out this beauty even more, while providing stain resistance and longevity.
Look for Durability and Longevity
Pavers are a long-term investment in outdoor living, so you want to be sure to choose durable pavers that can withstand the demands of a kitchen, as well as Mother Nature. Unilock concrete pavers give you the assurance that your outdoor kitchen floor will stand the test of time.
Explore Multiple Design Options
The vast array of design choices can seem overwhelming, but you can start by browsing various paver styles and layouts in the Unilock catalog, or discussing your project with a Unilock Authorized Contractor.
When choosing pavers for your outdoor kitchen, be sure to factor in the big picture, including the rest of the patio, the home, and the overall landscape. Consider how the pavers will look when wet; the visual impact of various textures; layout patterns; and even jointing compound color choices. It can be better to take your time during the design phase, so that you are absolutely certain to get the look and functionality you want for your outdoor kitchen.
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