5 Grill Safety Tips

A sure sign that summer has arrived is when the covers come off the grills and the aprons go on the chefs. Friends and family fill backyards and the sweet smell of barbecue sauce fills the air. Everyone loves a good cookout, as long as it’s the food getting cooked--not the guests. Taking basic … [Read more...]

8 Secrets to Grilling the Perfect Burger

There’s nothing quite like sitting down and enjoying a perfectly grilled burger. Rather than play trial and error with local restaurants, your time and money are better spent preparing and grilling the perfect burger on your own. With a few good tips, you’ll never have to worry about settling for a … [Read more...]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Grills & Smokers

The backyard BBQ is one of the standard settings for great summer moments. The combination of good weather, great friends, and tasty food is hard to beat. If you want to successfully pull off that last part, finding the right grill can make all the difference. While a summer BBQ is nothing if not … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Use a Kamado Grill

For many people, especially those in warmer climates, there is nothing more quintessentially summer than the smell of charcoal and fresh barbecue as well as the taste of perfectly grilled burgers or steaks. There is little else as pleasant as enjoying the company of family and friends in an outdoor … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Cleaning a Gas Grill

When the weather is sunny and warm outside, there are few things more enjoyable than firing up your gas grill to cook dinner. In order to keep this essential appliance working at maximum efficiency, you'll need to clean it regularly. Not only will investing a little time and elbow grease make your … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Grill for Your Outdoor Kitchen

With the growing popularity of outdoor entertaining spaces, outdoor grills are becoming hot ticket items for outdoor kitchens. The options available for outdoor grilling seem to be limited only by your imagination and budget. From high-end, expensive models that boast all of the bells and … [Read more...]

Austin Smarter Spaces Tour : 1715 Giles, Unit C

The first house profiled from the Smarter Spaces Tour was the home at 4813 West Park. Be sure to check out that post for more pictures and inspiration on how you can make great use of the room available in a small space. Next up though, we have 1715 Giles, Unit C. 1715 Giles, Unit C    This … [Read more...]