It's summer, and the time for outdoor living is finally here. You've spent hours perfecting your stone patio and stone walkways. Now it's time to turn your attention to the focal point of the great outdoors: The kitchen! This blog post will help you create a glamorous stone-tiled kitchen that rivals any indoor installation.

Why choose stone tile and backsplash for your outdoor kitchen?

There are many different types of stone to choose from (granite, marble), so you can find a natural stone that best matches your kitchen style or outdoor space design theme.

With stone backsplash tiles at your disposal, there's no limit on how much creativity you have for designing a fantastic kitchen!

You don't need to trade quality for convenience when building an outdoor kitchen because stone products provide all-weather performance without compromising aesthetics. In addition, stone remains unaffected by rain, snowfall, ice accumulation, and temperature changes - making it perfect for high-traffic areas like backyards during dinner parties and barbeques.

Variety and easy maintenance

Stone tile and stone backsplash are available in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes. Stone is also resilient to weathering, which means you can install stone tiles for your kitchen without worrying about them breaking or cracking due to extreme temperatures (from freezing to high heat).

If it's time for some maintenance after years of use, stone products are easy enough to clean with soap and water because they won't absorb dirt as some other materials do. This makes stone one of the most popular choices among homeowners who tend their yards (and outdoor kitchens) by themselves.
An image of a stone tile outdoor kitchen.
Stone tile creates a rustic and classic look for your outdoor kitchen.

How to get creative with stone tile flooring and backsplash

Creating a unique look for your kitchen with stone tile flooring

Getting creative with stone tile is surprisingly easier than you might think. Here are some tips to get imaginative with stone tile:

· Choose a kitchen color scheme that matches the stone (for example, if your stone has red and black accents, then choose a matching palette of colors)

· Use larger, bold stone tiles to create a grand look to your outdoor kitchen

Adding detail with a beautiful stone backsplash

A great way to add variety when designing your outdoor kitchen is using different types of stone on the walls - this will help create a unique look that stands out from the rest.

· There are stone backsplash tiles available in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes to add detail to your kitchen design plan. You can create patterns or borders with stone tile - like running stone along the edge of countertops for an elegant touch!

· Stone is also resistant to mold, so you don't need to worry about cleaning as often as other types of material.

Element can help you select stone tile perfect for your home

Stone tile and backsplash are versatile choices for your outdoor kitchen. The variety of stone tiles available, combined with the ease of maintenance compared to other materials like brick or concrete, makes it an ideal material type for this application. However, if you want even more creative options on using stone in your backyard space, we can help! Schedule a free estimate with Element today, and our local Fort Collins team will be happy to provide some ideas about what would work best for you!