With warm weather quickly approaching, many are starting to plan for outdoor activities. One of the more popular things to do once the temperatures rise is dust off the grill and get some good cooking started. After spending a long winter indoors, the last thing anyone wants is to get set up for a big barbecue, only to discover their grill is not working properly. If you are looking ahead to get-togethers and family events, then getting your grill serviced should be the next thing on your to-do list.
- Damaged Hose: If the hose on your grill has any damage to it, you will want to get it replaced. Any holes or tears means you will face some issues when you go to light up your grill. Not only will things not function correctly, but you could be putting you and your family in danger. If not in proper condition, hoses can easily catch fire. Don’t take the risk and get yours replaced right away.
- Debris Build-Up: Between your grease trap, grate, and actual grill itself, a lot of dust and dirt can build-up over months of neglect. Be sure that everything is scrubbed down before starting any fires. This way, you can rest assured that your grill will be ready to go for any cook-out, and you will not find yourself with any nasty surprises.
- Rust: Rust can accumulate quickly in the winter. If any of your grill parts are showing signs of rust, your safest best would be to get them replaced. You would not want any bits of the grill to fall off while cooking, and any unwanted openings could hinder your grill’s overall performance.
- If you have a gas grill, you will want to ensure that your propane tank is safe for use and not dented, leaking, or showing any other signs of damage. Any of these issues could mean it is unsafe to use and could put you and your loved ones at risk for serious injury. Don’t take a chance and get an expert in to check it out.
These are just a few of the many issues that come with taking your grill out of storage. There are countless safety factors to consider before starting things up again. The grill should be checked for any leaks or malfunctions, as well as proper assembly of parts.
Your best option is always to hire a professional to ensure that all of your equipment is safe for use. At Modern Gas Company, we are happy to set up you up with all of your grilling needs. Give us a call at 229-435-6116 or stop by our showroom off Hwy 32 in Leesburg and we will make sure your grill is running great. With our help, you will be ready for a cook-out on the first day warm weather hits.