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Grilling Season Kicks Off
COLONIE -- In case you haven't smelled it yet, grilling season has begun. Memorial Day is right around the corner, and while grilling is one of the most popular ways to cook, it can pose many dangers.
Grilling Safety Tips
1) Grill outside, only
2) Use in well ventilated area, keep grill at least 10 feet away from residential buildings
3) Use long-handled utensils
4) Wear safe clothing
5) Never leave a lit grill unattended
National insurance agencies say electric grills can be safer, but they can still cause burns and heat damage to buildings. They should not be used in wet conditions, and they should always be plugged into an electrical outlet that provides ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection with cords that are in good condition.
For more tips on how to keep you, your family and your home safe from grill fires click here.
2013 "Hot" Items
-Weber gas grills
-Twin Eagles gas grills
-Big Green egg grills (Komodo style ceramic)
-Green Mountain pellet grill
-Fornetto Pizza Oven
Best Fire Hearth & Patio has a variety of grills for every lifestyle, and safety accessories you may want to look into.
"A tip many people don't know, you can usually hook up your grill to natural gas, right off your gas that's already piped in your own home. It is an easy convenient way for you to grill, and you don't have to continue filling up your propane tanks," says Luke Stritsman, Best Fire Hearth & Patio's Sales Manager.
If you are interested in learning more about Best Fire Hearth and Patio, you can visit their website by clicking here.