Barbecue season is almost here! If you’re already dreaming of patio parties and backyard barbecues, you might want to start thinking about unearthing your grill to get it ready for summer, or buying a new one. Here’s why you need to prepare for your barbecue party now.
Keeping your BBQ in tip-top shape is essential to its longevity. Yearly maintenance is necessary for continually great results season after season. Plus, it’s much easier to throw a barbeque party at the last minute if your grill is always ready to rock.
- See our tips on how to maintain that snazzy new barbecue
Or maybe you’ve decided your grill doesn’t have another season in it and want a new one. Then it’s really important to plan ahead. Whether you’re looking for a charcoal, propane or natural gas grill, get some BBQ buying know-how prior to making your decision. There are a variety of types and features to choose from and a little research now will pay off in the long run.
Trail Appliances keeps barbecues in stock for the spring and summer seasons, but they start to sell quickly once the weather warms up. And if you’re thinking of a custom-built outdoor grilling area, now is the time to come in and place your order. Custom pieces need to be ordered in, and that can take anywhere from 3-5 weeks. And we know you’ll want to be ready to entertain as soon as possible.
Check out our resources listed below for some guidance so your only grilling disappointment this summer is when your Uncle Larry burns the steaks. Again.
- Find out the difference between a BBQ and a grill in our Buying a BBQ 101 guide
- More tips to help you buy a new grill
This post was originally posted on April 25, 2016. It has been updated to ensure accuracy and relevancy.