Thursday, May 28, 2015
Winter is usually the perfect time to heat things up with warm fireplaces in Greenville, SC homes to fight off the biting cold. Fireplaces and heating systems, however, also need proper care and inspection to avoid fires from starting in your own home. Thus, each and every part of the fireplace, from the gas logs to the chimney, must be regularly checked and maintained. According to a report by Laura Gaddy of the Anniston Star, the cold weather is commonly the period of spiking fire incidents. In Alabama, fire-related deaths reached almost a hundred during the winter of 2013. Alabama State Fire Marshal’s office spokesperson Stephen Holmes was quoted by saying that cold weather prompts people to go to extreme measures to stay warm.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
"With winter here, many people think that Greenville, SC barbecue grills will have to go into storage until the flowers are abloom once again. Winter barbecues are changing that assumption and are becoming a popular pastime for many who are pining for warmer temperatures. While the cold temperature may help with preventing the spread of bacteria, however, this doesn’t mean that you have to ignore the basic safety rules: wash your hands while handling the raw meat, keep all of it separate, and cook the food well to avoid a stomach upset of any kind. Now that safety precautions are out of the way, let’s get to the meat of the issue: how you can go about doing some barbecuing while the snow is falling. The key thing that makes it all possible is gas grills; charcoal grills take a lot of effort to get hot in the cold weather, but with a propane gas-fueled grill, you can control the heat at an optimal rate.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Summer – the perfect time to appreciate the great outdoors. That “great outdoors” can include your backyard. How? With a really nice barbecue party, of course. Like any party, a barbecue party should be fun. Country Living, an online lifestyle magazine, offers several wonderful tips for having an awesome barbecue party. The tips include providing convenience for your guests (e.g. using rare, medium, and well-done labels, handing out fans and bug spray, preparing the sundae cones beforehand, etc.), designing (e.g. repurposing holiday lights into flower-like decorations), and keeping the fun going (e.g. bringing out the croquet set or other lawn games).
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Summer is right around the corner, which means that it's that time of year again when you outfit your outdoor kitchen with everything you need for the busy summer season. Warm temperatures and hours of sunshine give you the perfect excuse to host an impromptu barbecue or plan a fun party for everyone on your block. The same places that sell BBQ smokers in Greenville, SC often offer the same things you need for your outdoor kitchen. Start with Your Grill There are multiple places to shop for BBQ grills in Greenville SC, but before you grab the first one you see at a good price, stop and think about your needs. A grill that is 36 inches or more in width will provide enough space for all your burgers, steaks and hot dogs with space leftover for vegetables and side dishes. As the grill is the focal point of your outdoor kitchen, you want to start with the grill and work everything else around it.
Friday, May 22, 2015
In a four-seasoned country like the US, having a fireplace is a must for many homes. Not only does it help keep the home toasty during cold nights, it also improves the property’s aesthetic value by helping create a more dramatic interior. However, apart from aesthetics, a more important consideration is the type of fuel the fireplace will run on. If you’re thinking stylish yet affordable and hassle-free, then gas logs in Greenville, SC are a very good option. Below are reasons why:
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Last March 6, 2015, the 4th Annual Barbecue Benefit for the Boy Scouts of America Henry Shelor District was successfully held at the Sumter County Fairgrounds in South Carolina. The whole day event held many events such as a cook-off, barbeque contests, and many more. For $8, attendees were treated to a good variety of entertainment. The venue was packed with lots of barbecue lovers, and what seemed to be all kinds of BBQ smokers throughout Greenville, SC.