With winter in full effect, there are many preparations that you need to make in and around your home. One thing that many people forget is to winterize their BBQ propane tank. It is a simple task and can be accomplished in one of a few ways. With the other to-do list items that accompany your daily life, it’s something that is often overlooked and forgotten about until BBQ season arrives again.
Here are some basic steps for winterizing your BBQ propane tank:
- An important starting point is to determine how much propane is left in your tank. If you are almost out, it may be worth re-filling it first so that you know you have a decent amount of propane for the first time you fire up your grill again.
- It can also be a good idea to have an extra propane tank so that between both you’ll be set for the start of the next BBQ season.
- After figuring out some of those details, you can decide if you want to store the tank indoors or outdoors. If you’ll be storing it indoors, you’ll need to detach the propane tank and move it to a warmer place for the winter, like a shed.
- You can also purchase a cover for the tank to be stored outdoors.
Winterizing your BBQ propane tank can be very simple, but once it’s time to start BBQing again, you’ll be grateful you took the time to set everything in order. It will be one less thing to worry about and that much more exciting to get back into grilling.