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By: Dave | March 10, 2018

Outdoor living has been a significant lifestyle trend for many years. First, the wheeled-Weber grill grew into a larger stainless steel gas-fired barbecue island near the patio table. Then we added an arbor or trellis over the table to provide some daytime shade and support overhead lighting for nighttime meals. Barbecue islands became outdoor kitchens with storage, sinks, and refrigerators. Ultimately, the trellis was replaced with a solid roof over a larger dining table, sofas, 4K flatscreens, and other traditionally indoor luxuries, completing the evolution of the outdoor living space.

Outdoor living has changed the way we use our home and provided us with an amazing lifestyle where we get to enjoy the exterior even while doing something ...