Top BBQ safety tips

⤵️ Plus, get a discount on the StaySafe 5-in-1 Fire Extinguisher

Long summer days means it’s time to fire up your BBQ. Perfect for a garden party or an after-work quick dinner with fresh lemonade and a few beers, it’s the centre of majority of summer family life.

That’s why it’s really important to make sure you know how to look after your BBQ and keep your friends and family safe whilst using it.

Read on to find our top tips: 

↔️ Keep your BBQ at least 10 metres away from your house.

This is important just in case the flames from the BBQ get out of hand, you want a clear space around the BBQ, so nothing is at risk of catching fire. This also includes garages, lean-tos, and porches. This applies to both Charcoal and gas BBQs.

🛁 Clean your BBQ regularly.  

Grease and fat build up on your grill and can provide more fuel for a fire, you can clean it with a paste made up of baking soda, salt and water for a natural clean. 

👩‍🍳 Never leave your BBQ unattended.

Fires can spread rapidly within seconds if you’re not careful. Make sure all of the food prep and equipment is near by or you have a friend helping you.

🧯 Always have a Fire Extinguisher to hand, just in case.

If a fire does happen from your BBQ, you want to be able to put it out instantly. The StaySafe 5-in-1 Fire Extinguisher can put out oil fires. It has been fully tested an approved by professionals so you know it works. Always have one close by when you’re BBQing, just in case...

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