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grill gazebo plans: make a grillzebo!

grillzebo: a sheltered space similar to a gazebo but designed for grilling. a grill gazebo is the perfect place to cook the perfect steak, rain or shine, and it makes a great outdoor bar, too.

10 best grill covers to protect your bbq investment

take good care of your grill and it will be there for you, year after year. we've rounded up top-notch...

how to deep clean a grill

got a dirty gas grill and want to know how to deep-clean it? follow this eight-step process to get it...

best propane flat top grills for 2022

an experienced grill master walks you through the best propane flat top grills on the market to help you choose...

how to use a charcoal grill for the first time

want to take advantage of the summer weather and do some outdoor cooking? learn how to use a charcoal grill...

battle of the bbq: smokers vs. grills

you like the idea of cooking outdoors, but should you use a grill or a smoker? the differences come down...

5 smart grills that will improve your grilling game

cook meat to perfection from your phone! control these state-of-the-art smart grills via an app for high-tech grilling.

a family handyman approved father’s day gift guide

struggling to find the right father's day gift for your dad? check out these family handyman approved products any diy...

father’s day gift ideas for the outdoor cook

this year, give your grilling-obsessed dad something you know he'll love with one of these outdoor cooking inspired father's day...

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how to clean your charcoal grill

the secret to a successful cookout is a clean grill. here's how to get your charcoal grill in tip top...

traeger’s redesigned timberline grill series looks like a gamechanger

they're not cheap, but the convenience, versatility and consistency of the traeger timberline grills could be worth the investment.

how to plan and build an outdoor kitchen

design and construct the outdoor cooking center of your dreams.

buyer’s guide to fire pit grills

evolve your fire pit from simply toasting marshmallows to preparing fine meals. we'll review what to look for in a...

shop the getaway

shop the getaway look for your own home.

6 best patio awning ideas

make your patio more fun and functional by adding an awning. the protection and privacy make your patio everyone's favorite...

the best roll up shades for your porch

sometimes you want a little less sun beating down on your deck. a roll-up shade is an easy to way...

family handyman reader projects: outdoor spaces

we asked family handyman readers what kinds of projects they tackled during the 2020 covid-19 pandemic lockdown. the results were...

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we tried it: thermacell mosquito repellent

if you're looking to keep mosquitoes away from your campsite or a backyard gathering, the thermacell has you covered.

the best affordable gifts for the outdoor cook

check out these 15 affordable gifts for the outdoor cook and see if any of them are perfect for your...

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outdoor kitchen kits: 10 best picks to consider

outdoor kitchens are a backyard bonus. and outdoor kitchen kits make it easy to customize your design and respect your...

the 30 essential bbq tools you need

these bbq tools will enhance your favorite meals

12 things you haven’t tried on your grill—but should

grilling can add great flavor to foods, and this goes beyond your typical steaks, ribs and chicken. this season, try...

30 tips for the perfect labor day bbq

gather everyone around for one more cookout of the summer this labor day, and keep these tips in mind to...

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best grill lights to brighten your outdoor cooking

want to do some nighttime grilling, but not sure you'll be able to tell when those steaks are done to...

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15 must-have grilling tools from amazon

whether you're a grilling guru or an aspiring assistant, there are some essential grilling tools you'll want to have on...

13 grilling mistakes that could make you sick

summer doesn't officially start until your first barbecue. keep everyone safe and healthy with these grilling guidelines.

12 new tools every grill pit needs

let 'em know you're the bbq boss with these tools that range from ultra functional to high tech.

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your guide to smoker grills

the right smoker grill can greatly enhance your outdoor cooking game. find the one that's right for you and you'll...

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your guide to flat top grills

there are so many great outdoor cooking options for the backyard chef. check out flat top grills that give you...

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are you ready for a built-in grill?

if grilling is your passion and favorite pastime, do you think you're ready for a built-in grill? here are some...