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Learn About Different Kitchen Islands

You may think the options are fairly limited for kitchen islands. After all, outdoor fire pits only come in few sizes and options – not at IBD Outdoor Rooms! There is flexibility when shopping our kitchen islands collection. We take into consideration that every home, family, and dream space is different. We also make certain the measurements and design are perfectly suited for your space before the order is placed. We want to prevent delays, and we want you to have your finished space as soon as possible.

Our six basic kitchen island designs provide plenty of options for the average homeowner to build an outstanding outdoor dream space. Check out our designs online, and then call a representative to get started!

  • Santa Fe Straight Design – A straight forward counter and island design that has two standard cutouts. It can be as short or as long as you’d like, and it can include as many cutouts as requested – dining ledges, electrical boxes, cabinet liners, caveats, and back splashes.
  • Versailles V-Shape Design –This is perfect for a small space and can fit into a corner. It has two standard cutouts and two available versions. One version has corners that extend to the edge, and the other version turns back toward the unit. These islands can be paired nicely with a back splash, cabinet liners, electrical boxes, and more.
  • Lexington L-Shape Design – This L-angled design is also available in other angles including 30, 45, or 60-degree angles. The unit is measured according to the dimensions of the cooking space, and options include: as many cutouts as requested, dining ledges, electrical boxes, cabinet liners, caveats, and back splashes.
  • Trenton Tri-Shape Design – This popular design includes six standard cutouts include all options and accessories if wanted. The angle can vary,with 30-45-degree angles being the most popular. This design is especially nice for more than one grilling space.
  • Ultimate U-Shape Design – This is our best seller! With this large-format island, it can include all options and accessories available, along with six cutouts are standard with ample counter space.
  • Concord & Serpentine Curved Design – These designs are custom-built, and perfect for ceramic grills, dining, and beverage stations. This design has an unlimited variety of finished sizes and is priced with a custom quote after consulting with the client.

Call IBD Outdoor Rooms at 704-960-4530 and get started planning your dream outdoor kitchen island today! Do you want your dream space before all of the summer fun begin? Then you should get started right now!

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We Can Create Your Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Do you love grilling outdoors on your deck or patio? If so, you may be considering upgrading your backyard cooking and dining area to the outdoor kitchen of your dreams. At IBD Outdoor Rooms, we specialize in creating outdoor kitchens and other outdoor living spaces. We can work with you to design exactly what you want and need to be able to fully enjoy spending time outside with your family and friends. We would like to tell you more about the types of services we provide to our customers to help you plan your perfect outdoor kitchen.

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Outdoor Kitchen Islands

We started our business designing outdoor kitchen islands, and we continue to specialize in this area. We work hard to be sure that your island will work in the outdoor space you choose, fits your decor, and meets all safety requirements and local building codes. We offer six different basic designs that can be customized, mixed, and matched to accommodate your outdoor kitchen area. No matter which of these six designs you choose, we can make any adjustments or additions you need to create your ultimate outdoor kitchen island. We will carefully take every measurement to ensure the plans are drawn exactly to scale to be sure your island is correctly designed from the beginning. We can incorporate your grill into the island, even if you have a Kamado-style cooker such as the Big Green Egg. We also provide both stainless steel and Naturecast cabinet units to give you the storage area you need in your outdoor kitchen for convenience and aesthetic purposes.

Wood-Fired Ovens

If you have always wanted to cook a wood-fired pizza at home, IBD Outdoor Rooms can design the perfect wood-fired oven unit for your outdoor kitchen. With five different design options, we can also add extra components to your wood-fired oven, such as a wider base cabinet and a firewood holder. The added bonus of having a wood-fired oven in your outdoor kitchen is that it can be used as a fireplace throughout the year, which allows you to enjoy your outdoor living space even when the temperatures drop.

Outdoor Fireplaces

To add the perfect focal point to your outdoor kitchen, IBD Outdoor Rooms can design a fireplace or fire pit that suits your tastes. We even offer eclectic Art of Fire fireplaces that will give your backyard a unique and artsy look. We do strongly recommend that you hire a chimney and fireplace technician who is certified by the National Fireplace Institute (NFI) or the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) to install any fireplace or fire pit we have designed. This will protect you for important safety reasons because these technicians know exactly what they are doing. Additionally, many manufacturers’ warranties will be voided if you do not hire a certified technician to do the installation job.

Considering an outdoor kitchen? Contact IBD Outdoor Rooms to learn more about your options to create the outdoor living space of your dreams.

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The Functional Versatility of Outdoor Kitchen Islands

If you have an outdoor kitchen or are considering adding one to your backyard, installing an island creates more storage space and more room for food preparation. At IBD Outdoor Rooms, we specialize in creating your perfect outdoor kitchen, and we feel an island is an essential part of this space. We have six different designs for outdoor kitchen islands that can be modified to your specific needs and wishes. Kitchen islands provide you with so much needed versatility, and being able to select exactly what features and design you want makes this aspect even greater. We would like to share with you a few of the benefits of outdoor kitchen islands so that you can see why we feel they are so important.

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Storage Space

Everyone needs more storage space in the kitchen, especially an outdoor kitchen that is not equipped with as many cabinets. An island gives you extra storage space for your grilling tools, plates, glasses, silverware, snacks, and more. Not having to bring all of the necessary cooking and dining utensils outside every time you use your outdoor kitchen makes entertaining on your patio much easier. We know you will be so thankful for the extra storage room your outdoor kitchen island provides.

Buffet Serving Area

Outdoor kitchens generally do not have a lot of counter space, which can be challenging when you need to set up a buffet serving station. An island allows you to have the perfect spot for arranging food for a party or gathering. You will not have to take up valuable dining space to set up your buffet on a table. Nor will you have to make your guests go inside to get food placed on your indoor kitchen counters. Your outdoor kitchen island is the ideal and convenient place to set up a buffet for your family and friends.


Some of our clients at IBD Outdoor Rooms choose to create a top-quality outdoor kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances. We can enclose your grill and refrigerator to keep it safe from weather conditions and possible thieves. Strong winds can cause your grill to topple over, which could damage that expensive appliance. eHow Home recommends your appliances be surrounded by a sturdy brick, stone, or wood island to protect them from the elements. Additionally, enclosing your grill and refrigerator makes it impossible for anyone to even attempt to steal them.


Not only are outdoor kitchen islands functional and versatile, but they also add an attractive addition to your patio and outdoor kitchen area. IBD Outdoor Rooms can customize and build your outdoor island to your exact specifications and decor tastes. We carry six basic designs, the Santa Fe Straight, the Versailles V Shape, the Lexington L Shape, the Trenton Tri Shape, the Ultimate U Shape, and the Custom Concord and Serpentine Curved. We can use whatever material you wish — brick, stone, or wood — to accent and coordinate with the rest of your outdoor kitchen.

If you are wanting to add an island to your outdoor kitchen, contact IBD Outdoor Rooms today. We can also design and construct an entire outdoor kitchen to best suit your needs.

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