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Learn More: Gas BBQs & BBQ Gas Bottles

Learn more about gas BBQs & BBQ gas bottles from this compilation of popular blogs. 

Includes comparisons, How-To, and plain English explanations to FAQs…

What is BBQ Gas?

Most of us use BBQ gas but don’t know much about it. Find out what BBQ gas is, where it comes from, how it is used, how it works, its other names and more…

Lazy Man’s Guide to Cleaning a Gas BBQ or Gas Grill

Lazy Man’s Guide to Cleaning a Gas BBQ Grill. Helpful tips on how NOT to spend much time and effort cleaning your BBQ grill...

Gas Bottle-Cylinder Testing Facts

Get the facts on gas bottle-cylinder testing. Find out about the testing procedures, ten-year expiry, internal & external physical inspection and more...

How BBQ Gas Bottles – Propane Tanks – Are Made

Learn how BBQ propane tanks (LPG gas bottles) are made. All of the steps including the steel fabrication, welding, valves and more are explained…

Seventeen Great BBQ Cooking Tips

Valuable BBQ cooking tips for the grilling veteran or BBQ novice.  Get hints on easier & better outdoor cooking with 17 great BBQ grill cooking tips...

How Many Hours Will a BBQ Gas Bottle Last?

Learn how long a BBQ gas gottle will last. Explanation includes an easy-to-use duration table for BBQs and Patio Heaters...

BBQ Safety Basics - Barbeque Grill Safety

Learn the BBQ safety basics. Get 7 gas BBQ grill safety basics explained, including practical advice, a short BBQ Safety video and more...

BBQ Gas Leak Test

How to do the BBQ gas leak test & stay safe. Detailed illustrated instructions on testing for BBQ gas leaks including areas of most concern.

Gas BBQ Regulator & Hose Problems

You need to know what a BBQ regulator does, potential problems and how to operate and maintain it for safe use. Get up to speed on what you need to know...

What are POL Valves & POL Cylinders?

Learn about POL valves & POL cylinders. All LPG gas cylinders have some form of gas valve.  In Australia, and some other countries, the valve used is a 'POL'...

BBQ Gas Bottles 9kg or 8.5kg?

Some BBQ gas bottles labelled as “9kg” while others say “8.5kg”. But they are really the same. Learn why they are labelled differently...

Bushfires and BBQ Gas Bottles

Get a quick checklist of what to do with your BBQ bottle if a bushfire approaches. Here are 6 safety tips for bushfires & BBQ gas bottles...

Is it Safe to Use a LPG Gas Bottle - Propane Tank Exposed to Fire?

What do you do with a BBQ gas cylinder that has been exposed to fire? Learn about the hidden damage that may occur if your gas bottle is exposed to fire…

BBQ Regulator Freezing - Ice on Gas Bottles

Under the right conditions, condensation or ice can form on gas bottles and regulators. LPG vaporises at -42°C. Learn how this can create ice...

Using a Gas BBQ on a Unit Balcony

Thinking of using a gas BBQ on a unit balcony? Before you buy a new BBQ or use one on your unit balcony, there are a few things to consider...

Turn Your BBQ Off at the Gas Bottle First

Did you know that turning your BBQ off at the gas bottle first is both safer & could save you money? If just turn off the burners, you could have a problem...

Caravan Gas Bottles Requirements

There specific requirements for caravan gas bottles. Learn about proper storage and get the facts on caravan gas bottle coatings...

LPG Quality Assurance – LPG Standards & Testing

The LPG you get is of the highest quality, as LPG quality problems are rare. This is the result of strict standards, thorough testing & great compliance…

Removalists and Moving or Storing Gas Bottles

You are moving and the removalist or storage company won't take your gas bottle.  What to do?  Learn about a free BBQ gas bottle transfer service...

BBQ Gas Fire Prevention

Don't put yourself and your family at risk. Learn how to inspect and test your BBQ. Get helpful safety tips to prevent BBQ fires and have a safe BBQ season...

Renewable vs Climate Friendly BBQ

Which is more eco-friendly for grilling, renewable charcoal or LPG? When it comes to charcoal vs gas BBQ, the climate friendly choice may surprise you...