Four questions to ask (and answer) before firing up your grill this summer

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on May 11, 2017

What better way to enjoy our favorite foods than to cook them on the grill, right? But before you run out to the backyard and fire up the coals this summer, we encourage you to answer four important questions that will help reduce the risk of injury when grilling.

What are these four questions, you ask? They have to do with turning the grill on and off safely, and what to do when the grill doesn't ignite. Think you know the answers? Test your knowledge while watching our short, fun video below. Learn the basics of safe grilling practices along with other residents who bravely, and in good fun, volunteered to try and answer the same questions.


According to NFPA’s latest "home grill fires" report, most grilling fires happen in July, followed by May, June and August. So don’t just stop with the video, get additional information by downloading our tip sheet, and check out our other grilling-related information including tips on outdoor entertaining.

With the whole summer ahead of us, let’s get started now and put those safety measures in place. Enjoy the summer everyone!