Grill Maintenance: How To Keep Your Grill Looking New And Your Food Tasting Great
The most important part of keeping your Grill going strong for years is to properly maintain it. Sound tough? No way! Our dedicated team of grill experts have compiled a few easy steps to keep in mind when caring for your grill. A few key tips to keeping your grill going strong:
Invest in a sturdy grill cover. A cover is the #1 way to keep your grill dry, rustless and free of outside elements such as leaves and dirt that can make their way into the burners and cause problems. Weber, Davya, and Vermont Castings, make quality, affordable Grill Covers.
Use a Grill Pan and Clean the grates after cooking. Always use aluminum foil or a grill pan when grilling. When you're all done and your grill cools down to slightly warm, take a stiff wire brush to the grates to keep them clean and shiny. Use brass wire brushes on stainless steel grates and stainless steel brushes on cast iron grills. A helpful tip is to cover the grates with a clean peice of aluminum foil and heat the grill on high for 10-15 min. This will turn all the caked on grease and food into a fine white powder which can easily be brushed off with a Cleaning Brush. When the grill is cool enough to touch, wipe down with a moist towel.Some manufacturers suggest using spray oven cleaner on greasy surfaces to loosen build up if desired, however this is not recommended on all grills.
Inspect your burners often.To keep your burners in tip top shape and to make sure heat is being distributed evenly, inspect your burners for corrosion and damage on a regular basis. What to check? Check the burner assembly for corrosion damage paying particular attention to the seams along the edges near the burner ports. The seams, or those areas where the metal is folded over in manufacturing, often trap grease and this is where corrosion generally begins. How do you clean the burners? A good wire brush is always your best bet. For cast iron grills, use a stainless steel brush. For clogged gas holes, use a pipe cleaner or something of the like. Be careful not to use anything too small that could possibly get stuck!
The working class spends a minimum of forty hours a week using desk chairs among other office items. This can prove to be a strain on the human body and psyche. Make sure your desk chair is as constructive as you are and get the right one to suit your needs.
Target Your Use Desk chairs are equipped with a number of mechanisms that control the tilt, angle, tightness, swivel and a variety of other controls. Depending on how much time you spend sitting down, these controls can make a huge impact on your level of comfort. Heavy Duty These are essentially for people who sit for hours on end. Look for a desk chair with a tilt mechanism, a lethargy-reducing tool on the under side of the seat. Whether you lean forward or back, it will move with you to provide support so that your back is supported at all times. Moderate Use If you are a career climber, you are going back and forth between from your own desk chair to conference room daily. Consider a knee-tilt mechanism which will allow you to tilt to an angle and still keep your feet firmly planted. Products without this mechanism places you at risk for future discomfort of the spine. The CEO's Resting Zone Typically these types of desk chairs have the same operational features as the moderate use, but they are inevitably larger, more comfortable and stylish for the boss. The product is fashioned for the task-oriented head honcho who is going between meetings and conferences and spends a good deal of time working on the phone as well as the computer. Style, comfort and status are ideal features.
Whichever Desk Chair You Fit, Remember:
It should allow your feet to comfortably touch the floor.
It should comfortably support your back.
It should allow you to tilt back with ease, yet remain firm and stable.
It should also allow for frequent posture changes.
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