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A BBQ, small fridge and timber cupboard in an outdoor room with a stacked stone wall
A kitchen is a great way to spruce up your outdoor living and entertaining areas. The team at Kaboodle share a few hints and tips on what to consider when designing your very own outdoor kitchen using their products.

The Kaboodle kitchen range

One way to create your new outdoor alfresco area is to use cabinets, timber benchtops and frosted glass doors from the Kaboodle kitchen range.

Opt for undercover

Kaboodle kitchen products are moisture resistant so they can be used outdoors. It's important to install them in an undercover area to protect them from outside elements.

Avoid excessive moisture

Excessive moisture refers to water leaks and spills. It's important to clean up any liquid spills as quickly as you can.

Kaboodle also recommends gluing and screwing all of your cabinets for better structural integrity, plus the glue acts as an extra barrier for moisture resistance.

There's no doubt that certain areas of Australia are prone to sudden weather changes, so it's also beneficial to apply a coat of glue to any exposed top and bottom edges.

Installing a BBQ

Remember, any barbecue and gas bottle installation must be in accordance with the barbecue manufacturer's installation requirements and comply with Australian standards.

Get started on your outdoor kitchen

Check out the full Kaboodle kitchen range.

More D.I.Y. Advice

Health & Safety

Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.

When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.