Tips To Keep You Safe While Grilling This Summer

About Me
help choosing an electric kitchen range

Choosing an electric cook top can be relatively confusing. Do you choose the coil-type burners? Do you want a glass-top? Which type will provide you with a more controlled heat? What is easier to clean? Will one last longer than the other? Our blog will provide you with all sorts of information to assist you with choosing the electric range for your kitchen. You will find information about all of the different types, brands, styles and sizes of ranges available for residential use. As someone who has gone through this process a number of times on my own, it is my hope that what I have provided here will simplify your purchasing process and help you find exactly what you want and need.


Tips To Keep You Safe While Grilling This Summer

22 May 2019
 Categories: , Blog

When you buy a new grill, you'll need a few supplies to go along with it. What will you need to use your new grill safely and efficiently? Here, you'll find a few tips that'll help you get everything you need for a summer of great grilling.

Read the Owner's Manual

Before you even get the steaks out, stop and read the owner's manual from cover to cover. There will be a lot of information in there about safely using the particular grill that you own. Skipping this step could result in the grill being built improperly or used in an unsafe manner.

Fire Safety

So many fires are caused by grills. As the grease flares up, it can spread to surrounding surfaces and spread much faster than you might think. So, before you fire up the grill for the first time, you must be sure that you have everything that you need to put a fire out should it start.

You'll need a fire extinguisher — make sure that it can be used to fight grease fires.

You'll need a box or two of baking soda — if things begin to flare up, you can dump the baking soda onto the flames without having to worry about the food on the grill getting ruined with chemicals.

You'll need a grill cleaning brush to clean the grill after each use — removing the grease before it cools will make the process much easier for you.

You'll need a metal box or trash can — if you're using a charcoal grill, you'll need somewhere safe to dump the hot coals. This can be done in a metal trash can or metal box.

You'll need some space — the grill should never be any closer than three feet to the nearest surface. If you don't have the space to allow that much room around the grill, you will need to invest in a heat and flame barrier to mount on the wall.

Cook With Care

Now, when you're cooking, make sure that you're being safe. Use long-handled tools to flip and move the food while it's cooking. Make sure that the grill is completely level before lighting it. Pull your hair up so that you don't risk having your hair catch on fire when things flare up. Don't wear loose sleeves when cooking.

Following these tips will help you to stay safe all summer while you're preparing delicious meals over an open flame.