Even though the world has seen a lot of changes in the past few months, there are a few things that haven’t changed at all – like the joy of firing up a grill with an ice-cold beverage in-hand. If you’ve got plans to do just that in the near future, we’ve got some practical tips that can help you to keep yourself and your home safe.
The first one that comes to mind is the need to keep your grill in a wide-open area whenever you’re using it. This reduces the risk of things like carbon monoxide poisoning – which can be extremely dangerous – and radiant heat or smoke damage to your property.
Additionally, keeping your grill clean and in good condition is critical to a long lifespan, since stuck-on food or full grease traps can cause dangerous fire flare-ups and reduce efficiency. If you own a propane grill, be sure to check for cracked or leaking hoses and ensure that connections are tight.