You can smell it in the summer air, it’s barbecue season here in Illinois. Now is the time to show your grilling skills to your family and friends. Before you rev up your barbecue there are a few safety tips that will reduce the risk of owning a barbecue.
It has been a long winter and your poor barbecue hasn’t been handled in a while. Make sure to check the gas and connections for any damage that could have occurred while your barbecue was not in use.
Even grilling experts know to follow the instructions that come with your barbecue and to have a source of water nearby, in case any small fires.
When setting up your barbecue make sure to place it on a flat surface away from any hanging wash lines or trees, these are potential fire hazards!
By staying safe you can avoid making a claim to your insurance provider and can assure the safety of your friends and family. Insurance and Mortgage Services hopes that you will stay safe while impressing your friends and family with your barbecue this summer. Contact us now for more safety tips and other insurance related inquiries!