Staying safe when using BBQs: An expert guide

BBQ safety

As the warmer months are upon us, the nothing quite like dining under the sun, in the great outdoors. Therefore, there’s no surprise why so many of us, (when the weather is just right) jump to the chance, of bringing out those paddling pools and fire up the BBQ at every opportunity.  Hosting a BBQ,

How to get your garden ready for barbecue season

BBQ season

Summer is coming, which means it’s almost time for the first backyard barbecue of the year — is your yard ready? After a long, cold winter, it’s not uncommon for home exteriors to be in some disarray. However, before you host any warm-weather gatherings, you need to ensure your yard is in perfect condition. That

Cleaning your barbecue

cleaning a BBQ

The winter season can see us neglecting our gardens, and more so our outdoor equipment and furniture. When it’s colder, the last thing you want to do is to be outside as we desire warmth and to enjoy our garden in the sunshine, once it comes back round. However, as great that it is to

Perfect BBQ tips & tools for beginners

BBQ tips

Having a hard time getting your bbq right? Don’t worry, we’ve been there. Barbecuing for the first time can be frustrating especially, if you end up with meat that’s dry and overcooked or still cold and raw. Here is my list of perfect bbq tips and tools for beginners that would help you become an

Top 5 grill accessories for your next BBQ


With the bbq season approaching us soon it is time to stock up on the necessary tools and accessories that you will be needing to smoke up the grill. It is wise to have everything ready before you start smoking up ribs, briskets, bbq chicken and burgers as you don’t want to start a bbq

How to make a simple DIY charcoal grill

DIY grill smoker

Who doesn’t love a perfectly grilled burger on a Sunday afternoon? Homemade Grilled foods just taste a hundred times better than the traditional pan cooking foods. On top of that, the joy of grilling on your garden or backyard while drinking a cold beer is a unique experience and no pan cooking can replace that.

The last BBQ of summer in your garden


The days are getting shorter, and school is back in session, but it’s not too late to throw an epic BBQ party to enjoy those last warm days. There’s no such thing as too much when it comes to the end of summer, especially when you celebrate with friends and family. Here’s how to host

Deck ideas for the BBQ enthusiast

BBQ deck

This is a guest post courtesy of Matt Doyle, the Vice President and Co-founder of Excel Builders. Do you have a BBQ lover in your life? If you do (or if it’s you), you could do something amazing during your next deck renovation — build a deck designed to accommodate a true backyard chef.It’s still

Backyard decoration ideas for your next BBQ party

bbq party

Food brings everyone together. During summer times, having a BBQ party with your family in the day is the best way to have fun with your loved funs. Chilly nights of winter are also perfect to call your family to have a BBQ party. The smell of the BBQ and the laughter of everyone help

Life hacks for cleaning a barbecue

bbq cleaning tips

There is nothing better than a good ol’ barbecue.  Bring together good friends, good food, and a strong fire, and you have yourself a delicious celebration of the upcoming spring and summer months.  The joy of barbecuing is not only that it is a wonderful experience, but it can also be done anywhere – in