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Outdoor Kitchen Vent Hood: When it’s Necessary, Key Considerations, & Top 7 Brands for 2024

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When planning an outdoor kitchen project… Safety isn’t always the first thing we think about. But it’s essential! Of course, you don’t want to put your family or friends at risk. Which has likely led you to wonder… Do you need an outdoor kitchen vent hood over your island? It’s a worthy question to ask. … Read more

Insulated Grill Jacket: Do You Need One? & 6 Little-Known Facts

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You’re in the middle of figuring out how to build a BBQ island… And you’re seeing talk of insulated grill jackets. Sometimes they’re used… And sometimes they’re not. What gives? How are you supposed to know if you need one or not? You want to be sure you’re planning properly… But the information out there … Read more

12 Top Safety Considerations For Outdoor Appliances

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When you’re searing up a storm on your gas grill, crafting cheesy pies in an outdoor pizza oven, or concocting savory sauces on your side burner… Outdoor cooking safety is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, barbecuing is all about having fun, right? What could possibly go wrong? Well, without the proper … Read more

Why Freestanding vs Built In Appliances Aren’t Interchangeable: 7 Top Safety Concerns

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You’re planning to build a BBQ island, and have been browsing through all the different outdoor appliance options. At this point, you’ve likely noticed that there are both “freestanding” and “built-in” models available. But… Does the configuration you choose really matter? Built-in appliances tend to sport a bigger price tag… And it may be tempting … Read more

10 Outdoor Kitchen Safety Risks You’ve Never Heard Of, & What You Can do About it

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What could be so unsafe about an outdoor kitchen? It’s just like any other backyard upgrade… Isn’t it? Well… Not exactly. It may not appear obvious at first… But there are actually several safety risks related to an outdoor kitchen. Pretty significant ones, too! These can range from superficial burns at the grill… All the … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Vent: Why They’re Essential & Shocking Safety Risks You Can’t Ignore

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You’re in the process of planning your outdoor kitchen… And the topic of ventilation has been brought to your attention. The importance of outdoor kitchen ventilation is often overlooked… But it’s essential to the safety of your island. Then the question becomes… How do you know what your outdoor kitchen vent requirements are? Will you … Read more

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