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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 grill covers for your consideration.

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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...


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...


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Outdoor Kitchen: What To Know Before You Build One

Outdoor kitchens make the perfect focal point for outdoor living spaces. If you're planning on building one, here's what you...


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


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Top Grilling Accessories of a Pro Pit Master

Eight essential grilling accessories a professional chef and pit master uses when he's grilling at home.


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7 Safety Tips to Avoid a Grilling Accident

Avoid costly, dangerous grilling accidents by following these safety tips for before, during and after your backyard barbecue.


When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...


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10 Ways to Throw a Greener BBQ This Summer

Make your picnic or BBQ a greener affair with these ingenious products for an eco-friendly outdoor gathering.

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Homeowner’s Guide To Outdoor Grilling

It's grill time! Here's a guide to the most popular grill types, plus pro tips for successful grilling.


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How To Make a DIY BBQ Grill

If you don't feel like hauling the grill, or you just feel like roughing it a little, make this simple...


Homeowner’s Guide To Next Generation Grills

If your looking to up your grilling game beyond a basic gas or charcoal grill, here are three new evolutions...


5 Food Storage Tips for Camping Trips

How to keep your food supply safely stored while you're out camping in the wild.


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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...


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8 Best Reviewed Grill Cleaning Products on Amazon

Amazon reviewers agree: These top-rated grill-cleaning tools do the best job at keep your grill spotless.