Propane gas grills are undoubtedly one of the most popular outdoor appliances used today. Due to the ease of use without the need or the cleaning up involved with charcoal grills, gas grills are gaining popularity over charcoal ones. There is not need or the hassle of loading more charcoal and stirring up the ashes when one is using a propane gas grill. The portable propane bottles are easily refillable.
Propane Gas Grills
Propane gas grilling, like all applications using LP Gas bottles, hence it is advisable to use in outdoor. The ideal location for using propane gas grills are in well ventilated areas such as a patio, driveway or similar non-combustible surface open to fresh air and away from a building.
Make sure to shut down your Propane Grill properly
It is a good practice to leave the grill on for a short time after grilling is done to completely burn off any left over meat or grease that’s on the grill. This will keep the grill clear for future grilling and the burning openings not to be blocked. But make sure you set a timer so you don’t forget to shut the propane off.
When shutting the grill down, it’s a good idea to close the cylinder service valve before turning the burner grill knobs to the off position. This ensures there is no gas between the cylinder and the burners when the grill is not in use. Before you place anything over your grill such as a gas grill cover, make sure your grill is cooled down adequately.
Tools & BBQ Grill Accessories
Apart from the grill, there are very few tools used in the grilling process. But there are a few essentials that keep barbecuing safe and the results more consistent.
Long-handled utensils, such as tongs, basting brushes, and spatulas, are necessary for getting foods on and off the hot grill rack, for basting and turning. To judge the doneness of grilled meats and poultry, the safest way is to get a meat thermometer. Some may be inserted prior to grilling. But most can be provide instant read. To safeguard hands and forearms from burns, heavy duty mitts can do the job. These tools are the basic essentials, and it would be ideal that you never grill without anyone of them.
It is important to keep children away from any grill or extra gas cylinders at all times as a safety precaution. It is also not recommended to smoke around gas cylinders or while grilling. Whether active grill or not, the gas cylinders must be properly stored away from heat and flame.