July 12th, 2016 at 11:00 am

grill maintenance

The heat is on, and that means firing up the grill for outdoor summer dining. Whether your family’s meals are prepared on a basic barbecue grill or in an outdoor kitchen, make it easier for the chef in charge by performing some routine maintenance before, during, and after party season.

The following tips will ensure that everything runs smoothly, with more time to focus on summer fun than worrying about whether the BBQ flame will ignite.

Grill maintenance

A grill that won’t light, smokes too much, or cooks unevenly can ruin any summer get-together. After even minimal use, grease, marinades, and sauces can be disastrous for gas burners, and charcoal grills can suffer from the corrosive properties of charcoal if not cleaned regularly.

Outdoor kitchen maintenance

To keep your outdoor cafe operating as well as an indoor variety, make a habit of these maintenance tips:

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Sources: This Old House & Angie’s List

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