Outdoor Kitchens

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by earthly, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. earthly

    earthly LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Posts: 243

    Can I please see some pictures of outdoor kitchens?

    I just like looking at the great pictures


    Thanks!
     
  2. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    Perhaps do what our clients do before they call us - an internet search.

    They call us. I go meet them. Go inside and on their dining room table they have a pile of pics they printed off the net.

    Google - Outdoor Kitchens.

    Hope this helps.


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  3. earthly

    earthly LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Posts: 243

    Thank you Mr. DVS, I will try that today. I get landscape design magizines and they have lots of pictures in them.

    I think to start off we will be installing outdoor living kits our supplier sells.
    www.rockwoodwalls.com

    They have many diffrent options and match the lakeland block that we use alot for projects.


    This year I am thinking about doing a custom postcard 5.5 x 8.5" to homeowners around here with a home value of $500,000 plus and mailing a diffrent one 3 times to each house. Middle of February, early March and late March.

    Have you had any luck with this Mr. DVS or somthing similar:confused:
     
  4. earthly

    earthly LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Posts: 243

    Also for 2011 we are going to market outdoor living areas a lot more, we are doing a trade show in 3 weeks and will have a small bar, fireplace with wood box, a patio with some new pavers that just came out and some other really nice things.














     
  5. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    I have found that going to church on Sundays helps make sales. When I'm greeting the congregation at the door and handing out the chruch bulletin, I just slip in my glossy 4-color brochures.

    Welp, off to work. Have 2 more hrs of hammering of concrete before we start backfilling tomorrow.


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  6. earthly

    earthly LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Posts: 243

    Oh yea, thats a great idea. One more thing you might try is going to walmart and putting your brochure on peoples car windows, people there have lots of coin to spend on landscaping.












     
  7. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    I also like to hand out my cards while I get my toes painted. You never who you can meet at the nail salon....



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  8. iowa

    iowa LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW IA
    Posts: 305

    Not a fan of those Rockwood pre-built things. You are better off building them yourself.
     
  9. earthly

    earthly LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Posts: 243

    Whats not to like about them? Did you have any problems with them?







     
  10. MexicanAmerican1

    MexicanAmerican1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    Earthy, I tink dey look bery nice.
     

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