A dads favorite season is upon us, otherwise known as grilling season!
Before we light up the coals, we must remember some safety tips to enjoy our Summer – accident free.
Do remember to keep your grill a minimum of 10 ft from your home as heat and embers can travel and start fires. Also, clean your grill regularly so that you avoid the buildup of grease which could cause unwanted flare ups. Never turn on the gas while your grill lid is closed, it produces gas build up inside your grill and may cause a fireball at the time of ignition.
While grilling, never leave your BBQ unattended as fires double in size every minute. Plan ahead so that all of your other food prep chores are done and you can focus on grilling. It is also important to not overload your grill with food. This applies especially to fatty meats. The basic reason for this tip is that if too much fat drips on the flames at once, it can cause a large flare-up that could light nearby things on fire.
And of course, it is highly recommended to keep a fire extinguisher in close proximity just in case.