During the summer months outdoor grilling is a popular way to spend time with friends and family. Instead of slaving away in a hot kitchen many folks find themselves standing over their grill enjoying the light summer breeze and the afternoon sunshine. Due to the warmer weather there are safety concerns that everyone should learn about in order to avoid a summer accident.
It’s no secret that propane is a volatile fuel. When we work with it every day we forget the very serious dangers that can happen if we misuse our propane grills. Here are a few tips to keep you and your family safe while creating those smoky summer favorites that you love so much.
Never bring a propane tank indoors or into enclosed spaces like your garage.
Do not leave your propane tank in your car for extended periods of time. On your way home from your propane tank fill up or exchange make sure to keep the car well ventilated.
When filling your propane tank make sure the supplier checks the tank for dents, leaks, and tank damage.
Always store your propane tank upright in a vertical position.
Do not store your propane tank in hot temperatures. For example, beneath your grill for easy access.
These are just a few ways that you and your family can enjoy the benefits of summer time cooking without it’s dangers. And remember that this summer we’re offering a summer special every Friday from 12pm-4pm to fill your bbq tanks for just $12!!! So come on by, fill those tanks, and grill up a storm this summer.