Effective BBQ maintenance tips!

Gable Patio and BBQWhen was the last time you gave your BBQ a thorough check over?

Don’t let a lack of planning spoil your BBQ plans.

Here are some BBQ maintenance tips for you:

Check the gas.

Let’s face it – we have all encountered a situation when the BBQ is ready, but the glass bottle is empty! It’s frustrating right? Your gas bottle might seem unimportant, but without it you can’t possibly barbeque your meal and feed your friends and family without gas.

Check the fittings and connections.

Always check your hose connections for possible leaks to avoid problems. You can do this by using a soap solution. If there is  a leak, you will see bubbles production. Turn it off immediately and have it repaired.

Clean your BBQ.

Proper cleaning and maintenance can keep your BBQ will you’re your barbeque function at peak performance for a long time. You don’t want to have buy  to a new BBQ just because you were a too busy to maintain your current one.

Choose a perfect location!

When preparing for a BBQ either with family or your friends, make sure to choose  a good place. BBQ’s needs plenty of ventilation and they should be far enough away from flammable objects to ensure your safety.

For your safety, make sure you have a fire extinguisher easily available. It’s good to be prepared and never have to use it; rather than have an emergency and not have the right tools on hand.

Don’t forget to handle your food properly!

Don’t let bad food can ruin your day or worse! Don’t let germs and bacteria get into your food. Food poising is a serious problem and occurs mostly at home, following a few simple tips will make your day happy and safe:

  • Keep your food covered all the time.
  • Ensure that your meat is cooked thoroughly.
  • Keep your hot food hot and your cold food cold.
  • Separate cooked meat from raw meats.

Use these effective BBQ maintenance tips and have a great party

BBQing and outdoor entertaining is a wonderful part of Australian life. Is your outdoor area a bit tired or worse still have you not got around to getting a patio yet? CPR Outdoor Centre are your patio specialist, if you need a patio, carport or outdoor room talk to us for a free quote.