03 Jun 2024 | Heaters

Home Heating Trends 2024: What’s Hot in Sydney Homes This Winter

If you're building a new home, renovating, or simply keen to update your home heating this winter, this article is for you. We're taking a look at some of the top home heating trends for Sydney's 2024 winter and beyond. The way we heat our homes has changed over the years, just as house designs are drastically different than they were 50 years ago. As such, a modern breed of home heating solutions…

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23 May 2024 | BBQs

Smart Outdoor Living: The Role of Technology in Modern Outdoor Kitchens

As temperatures are still dropping, you might not think about the next outdoor cooking season, having just put your Weber kettle grill away for the winter. However, this might be exactly the right time to picture and plan how you want to surprise and entertain your guests next summer season. In recent years, modern outdoor kitchens have started to surface in residential alfresco areas, and more and more homeowners have begun to contact…

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01 May 2024 | Heaters

Stylish Inbuilt Heating Models for Modern Homes

As the outdoor temperatures begin to dip and the chill of winter settles in, the importance of finding effective ways to keep your home warm becomes increasingly apparent. In response to this seasonal shift, in-built heating solutions have gained significant traction and have been praised for their seamless blend of functionality and tasteful design. In this article, we'll navigate through the in-built heating options suitable for Australian homes and lifestyles. 1. Gas Fireplaces…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

The 4 Best Sides and Salads for Your Next BBQ

Meats taste great, but other foods should be available at your barbeque party. Sides and salads complement the meal and add mouth-watering and savoury twists. Importantly, sides and salads typically consist of veggies, which provide vital vitamins and minerals. If you want your guests to leave their plates clean at your next summer cookout, consider adding these sides and salads.   AMBROSIA Ambrosia is one food item that appears weird until you taste it. Once…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

The 6 Best BBQ Accessories to Upgrade Your Summer Entertaining

Although kitchen tools don’t improve your cooking skills, they make it easier and safer to prepare meals. If you want to stop guessing when your meats are ready, or veggies are steamed, here are the must-have accessories for your Weber BBQ grill. HEAT-RESISTANT GLOVES Wearing gloves seems obvious when handling hot objects like your grill plates, but many people tend to overlook it. Heat-resistant gloves are an amazing addition. They make it safer to handle the…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Can You Cook Pizzas on a Weber? 6 Lesser-Known Grill Recipes for Summer

The idea of cooking a pizza on a grill is inconceivable to many self-taught chefs. Is it worth the trouble when you could use an oven? However, you will only know its benefits if you try it. WHY DO PEOPLE USE GRILLS TO COOK PIZZAS? First, using a BBQ grill spares you the energy and time of preheating an oven to over 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius), a prerequisite in many pizza…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

5 Ways to Prepare Your Backyard for Summer Entertaining

Outdoor parties are fun and exciting when warmer weather rolls around. Unlike indoors, you have more room to move about, and there’s always a fresh breeze to keep you cool. Pre-plan and prepare for your summer parties by getting your backyard ready. Here are our top tips. CLEAN EVERYTHING Cleanliness and organisation are vital to a great outdoor party. You might have the best amenities, such as a luxury pool and a state-of-the-art BBQ…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Which Lopi Is Best for You?

Although Australian winters don’t get as frigid as they do in the west, keeping warm helps lift your mood during the cooler months and makes your home more inviting. This article will discuss the various heating options from Home & Heat BBQ’s Lopi range. Lopi is a renowned provider of indoor and outdoor heating solutions. The company has developed many reputable, efficient, durable heaters since its inception. So regardless of your budget, you…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Infusing Your Meats – Is It Worth It?

Growing up, you’ve likely tasted differently cooked meats. Some cooked as they are, and others infused with brines, dry rubs, pastes and marinades. Since everyone has their taste, the debate over which method produces tastier meats will seemingly never end. HOW TO INFUSE YOUR MEATS Although using a charcoal grill infuses a unique smoky flavour to your meats, some people go a step further to enhance the delectability of their barbeques. Like standard grilling, infusing…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Charcoal Grill Models to Consider

Weber has a long-standing reputation for manufacturing high-quality and dependable charcoal grills. The company’s iconic Kettle series features a grill with a round dome and was first produced in the mid-century era. Although it has undergone several upgrades, it still boasts of Weber’s trademark charcoal taste that most people crave. Currently, Weber’s BBQ range has different styles and sizes to cater to the unique needs of every customer. Whether you like your meats…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Tips for the Perfect Charcoal Barbeque

Most Australians like spending summer outdoors because of the country’s favourable climate. One of the most common pastime activities during the hot months is grilling different foods on your BBQ in your outdoor kitchen as you relax with family and friends. Despite the convenience of electric and gas heaters, people prefer charcoal grills because they cook delicious foods. If you want to prepare delectable meals, follow the steps below. USE THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT Before anything,…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Range of Charcoal BBQs

There’s more to cooking with barbeques than you would think. Novice grillers will enjoy their meal regardless of how it’s cooked, provided it tastes good. Intermediates can easily differentiate between rare and medium-rare steaks. Then, the experts can tell if their food has been prepared on charcoal, electric, or gas grills with just a single bite. That said, it’s common knowledge that food prepared on a charcoal barbeque tastes best as it provides a delicious…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Wood Heating In-Built Vs Freestanding Solutions

Central heating makes your home warm and welcoming to friends and family. If wood is your fuel of choice, you should invest in the appropriate equipment. The two types of wood heating solutions ideal for Australian homes are in-built and freestanding heaters. Your choice of a heating system depends on several factors including your personal preferences and home design. Read on if you would like to know the benefits of in-built and freestanding…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Pros of Electric Fireplaces

From keeping you warm during winter to adding class to your home, having a fireplace has numerous benefits. The most popular types are gas-powered, wood-fired, and electric fireplaces. Recently, more homeowners are opting for electric fireplaces. Let’s discuss why this is an intelligent move by highlighting the benefits of purchasing such equipment. EASE OF USE First, you don’t spend a lot of time preparing the wood – all you need to do is…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Take Your Picnic to The Next Level: Portable BBQ Tips and Recipe Ideas

Whether you’re one for parties on the beach, camping trips, or just entertaining at home, a portable BBQ is a must-have. It lets you entertain from anywhere you can imagine. In the spotlight today are outdoor picnics. Here’s how you can use the portable BBQ to take your picnics to the next level. CHOOSE THE RIGHT ACCESSORIES Accessories make it possible for you to grill a range of meals and serve your guests’ top-quality food.…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Update Your Home with These Stunning Pieces

There is nothing as sweet as a cosy home, especially during the cold winter months. When upgrading your home heating, remember to install stylish yet functional features. If you need to get your house ready for the cold season, here are some fantastic pieces that will instantly transform your home. REGENCY GF900C GAS FIREPLACE The Regency GF900C is the perfect way to add elegance and modernity to your home. This series has a…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

5 Points To Consider Before You Build Your Outdoor Kitchen

Great barbecues and outdoor dining makes the summer heat more bearable. But moving up and down between the kitchen and outdoor dining area when you’re hosting is simply tiring and drains all the fun out. Building an outdoor kitchen can help improve your hosting experiences. Below are some of the key features to think about before you start your outdoor kitchen project. 1.      LOCATION Consider where to position your outdoor kitchen. If you…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Top Considerations for Choosing the Right Weber BBQ for Your Summer Grilling

Weber BBQs offer a wide selection of charcoal and gas BBQs with different sizes, grills, and accessories. With so many options available, choosing one can be intimidating. To help you out, we’ve compiled a few guidelines to narrow down your choice. GAS OR CHARCOAL? Charcoal has the following advantages: It can reach a significantly higher temperature than gas It produces a smoky flavour on your meat It’s less costly when compared to gas BBQs However,…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

A Heater for the Colder Days

Just because winter is over does not mean we won’t experience the colder days. With so many options of heating devises available, it is easy to see why some people would just give up and not make any decision at all. The decision between wood and gas, freestanding or built-in can all seem a little bit overwhelming because at the end of the day you want something that is both aesthetically pleasing and heats the home. When you…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to Properly Clean Your Charcoal BBQ Each Time for Improved Results and Longevity

Keeping your BBQ clean is incredibly important – it helps prevent food poisoning and stomach upsets and will also stay in perfect condition for a longer time. If you don’t adequately take care of it, the metal components may rust, and you’ll have to replace the entire BBQ. Consider doing a basic clean-up of your BBQ and the grills after every use, and then give it a thorough clean-up every quarter. Here’s our…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Can Your Heater Be A Feature Piece?

Barbecue season is basically at an end except for the odd warm day here and there. And with the end of the warmer season, the cold winter months lie ahead. If you’ve been looking for a sign to get a new heater, then this is it. And if you’ve been wondering if your heater can be a feature piece, it certainly can. A feature piece can be anything from a beautiful couch to…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

How to Keep Warm on a Budget This Winter

During winter, most homeowners in Australia have to dig deeper into their pockets to fund heating expenses. Regardless of whether you use an electric, wood-powered or a gas heater, you need to fuel it to avoid the consequences of the cold temperatures experienced throughout this season. However, you don’t always have to pay big money to keep yourself warm during winter. Below are smart ways of reducing the heating expenses this cold season. Purchase…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Safety tips for operating your wood heater

In-built wood heaters in Sydney have come a long way. They’re far less of a fire hazard than they were few decades ago, and most of the hassles connected with wood fires have been eliminated. You can use a gas spark of GreenStart technology to light up your wood in seconds, just by pressing a button. Glass viewing panes allow you to watch the flames, but they keep any embers or ashes safely cordoned off.…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Get Your BBQ Ready for Summer Dining with These 3 Tips

Looking forward to breaking out your sizzling steak and honey barbecue chicken this summer? Check out our tips to get your barbecue summer-ready so you can keep the steak coming! Is your barbecue looking tired and dirty? Nothing like its former glory? Fear not: we have the ultimate tips to get your BBQ sizzling in no time. The possibilities of what you can do with your BBQ charcoal grill are endless, and an alfresco dinner…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to Use Your Charcoal BBQ to Satisfy Vegetarian Guests This Summer

Hosting a barbecue for your vegetarian guests isn’t a tall order – all you need to do is plan accordingly. Keep reading to find out more about planning and hosting your veggie-based barbecue. DECIDE ON YOUR PROTEIN Every cookout needs two or three main protein foods to ensure that all your guests get their fill. Start by settling on a good vegetarian protein; non-animal-based proteins like mushrooms can work wonders on the charcoal BBQ…

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12 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Why the Weber Baby Q BBQ is the Ideal Choice for All Your Summer Grilling Needs

Why the Weber Baby Q BBQ is the Ideal Choice for All Your Summer Grilling Needs Nothing beats the frenzy and excitement of spending warm summer afternoons in an outdoor space with family and friends. Go on and treat yourselves to a tasty barbeque. If you want to prepare a mouthwatering meal that your buddies will savour, you need the best grilling equipment, such as the Weber Baby Q BBQ Series from Home and Heat…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

What are insert fireplaces?

In winter, who doesn’t love the sound of a fire crackling, the rise and fall of flames, that comforting heat. There is nothing like an inbuilt wood heater to create that sense of warmth and comfort. Old fashioned fireplaces are not very efficient, they actually pull warm air out of your room and into the fire, and a lot of the energy they create – the heat – is actually lost up your chimney. If…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Gas heating options for large living areas

When it comes to choosing a gas fireplace Sydney you want to make the right choice, after all, you will be living with your choice for many years to come. The right heating makes all the difference, not just to your physical comfort but for your hip pocket as well, if your heating bills are becoming too high, it could be that you are choosing the wrong heating source, heating and cooling account for 40%…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Create a rustic look by dressing your fireplace in natural stone

Country living offers lots of advantages. Low traffic, clean air, and friendlier neighbours. But not all of us can hack it, so the next best option is to design a rustic feel in your urban home. If it’s a detached or semi-detached house, you can plant pretty flowers and vegetables, showing them off behind a cute picket fence. You can even install an old-school customised mail box, and put a ‘village-styled’ knocker on…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Gas heating options for your master bedroom

Do you need a new gas fireplace Sydney in your master bedroom? If so, you are probably wondering what the best gas fireplace solution for your master bedroom is. There are 4 main decisions to make when choosing a gas fireplace Sydney for your home. Do you choose a flued heater or an unflued (portable) heater? Do you want radiant heat or convective heat? What size heater do you need? What size heater do you…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Safety Tips for Operating Your Gas Heater

All gas heaters should be installed by a professional and looked after according to your Regency Inbuilt gas fireplace manual. A heater that hasn’t been installed properly or has not been well maintained can cause a house fire or send dangerous toxins such as carbon monoxide into your home. Servicing your gas heater regularly and using it to the manufacturers specifications will ensure it operates economically and safely. You should have your Regency gas fireplace…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Heating Options for Large Living Areas

As we roll into the coldest months, you’re probably looking at your home heating situation. Contemporary home designs usually allow you to use a single heating system for the entire house. You can connect your fireplace flues to air conditioning vents and use it to distribute heat from the central fireplace throughout the house. In terms of selection, freestanding gas heaters are generally better for large spaces, because they’re multi-directional. Your other option is to…

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12 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Keeping Your Wood Fireplace Clean This Winter

How often do you light your wood fireplace? You might love listening to the crackle, warming your fingers and toes on cosy evenings. But you’re probably more averse to the chore of getting the fire started, and cleaning it up when you’re done. Still, with winter at its peak, you’re likely to be using it a lot more. If your main objection to wood fireplaces is hygiene, consider buying in-built wood fireplaces in Sydney. They…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Gas Heating Options for Open Plan Kitchen and Living Areas

Gas heaters are good value for money and also very efficient. Gas heaters can run on both natural gas and bottled LPG gas, but you need to ensure you choose the right model for the type of gas you have available, as a heater designed to work with LGP won’t work with natural gas and vice versa. Lopi Fireplaces direct their fumes outside through a chimney or flue which removes carbon monoxide and…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Some Fireplace Decor Styles to Seriously Consider

Installing a fireplace in your home is easier than ever, with a huge range of sizes, styles, and fuel options to meet the needs of your home and aesthetics. Here are our top fireplace décor styles to consider when you decide it’s time to add the warmth and glow of a fire to your home. Fireplace Face and Surroundings When selecting a fireplace unit, of course, you’ll want to consider the look of…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Master Your Charcoal Grill with These Tricks

Nothing is as exciting as the prospect of enjoying a warm day outdoors with family and friends. You can make the experience better by preparing a barbeque in your outdoor kitchen. The problem, however, is you have to be a master at cooking using a charcoal BBQ grill to make the food as tasty as possible. Naturally, charcoal burns at higher temperatures than gas and wood. As such, it’s harder to control when…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Installing in-Built Fireplaces

The idea of installing a fireplace can be equal parts exciting and daunting. Unless you’re extremely into DIY, it’s unlikely you’ll want to set it up yourself. Still, you have to supervise the installation team, straddling the delicate boundaries between helping, hovering, and hounding. They might need to ask you where the gas lines are, or they might feel like you’re scared for your expensive electronics. The installation process itself will depend on…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Heating Options for the Modern Home

Finding heating options for your modern home has never been easier with the extensive range on the market. With a wealth of options, choosing the perfect heater for your home may be a daunting task. There are so many heaters that look amazing and come in all different shapes, styles, and sizes, and there is an always an option that will gel with your homes aesthetic. Inbuilt gas fireplaces are a great modern…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

The Benefits of Using Charcoal BBQ Grills

For a long time, people have been debating over the best type of BBQ grill. Some prefer gas, while others like charcoal heaters. Therefore, it would be best if you weighed the pros and cons of each variant before purchasing. Choosing the right barbeque grill can be a daunting task. For sure, gas and electric grills are more convenient and ignite faster than their charcoal counterparts. However, nothing is comparable to the mouth-watering…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

How You Should Heat Your Home This Winter

As the cold season approaches, it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll keep your house warm. A few centuries ago, the only options were warm furs and blocks of burning wood, whether the flames were kindled in a cave or a stone parlour. Wood burning heaters are still a popular choice, but nowadays, you can enjoy the visual and psychological comfort of a log fire combined with the convenience of gas or…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Some Help When Choosing Between Our Lopi Models

Once you make the decision to buy Lopi fireplaces, Sydney is the perfect place to shop. The city offers a wide variety of models, and here at Home Heat & BBQ, we’re fully stocked. The Lopi name is trusted for quality and versatility, but that can sometimes make it hard to decide which unit best suits your needs. There are three main considerations – freestanding vs inbuilt; outdoor vs indoor; gas vs wood.…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

How to Pick The Right Wood Heater For You

Cold winter nights are no reason to stay chilly anymore, with the extensive range of wood heaters at Home Heat & BBQ. Our array of models with unique stylish trappings, efficient and practical applications, is sure to provide a quality product and solution to all your indoor heating requirements. When choosing the right heater for your home, considerations such as function, fuel type, efficiency and aesthetic must come into mind, when making the…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Why Choose Regency For Your Gas Heating?

Founded in Vancouver Canada in 1979 Regency Fireplace products are world leaders in the design and manufacturing of Regency gas fireplaces. What started as founder Robert Little designing and making wood stoves in a garage soon grew to a company with over 300 employees. Regency gas fireplaces are made with 4 goals in mind – Clean burning efficiency Good value High quality Beautiful aesthetics The team at Regency are committed to research and…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

A Close Look At the Regency GF900 Models

When looking for to purchase an indoor heating system, the Regency GF900 is one of the best options available in Australia today. It is sleek, beautifully designed with well-defined linear styling and a beautiful wide angle flame set. The fire is continental driftwood log the burns in an efficient and clean manner. With that in mind, let us take a closer look at some of the features that make this model ideal for…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

A Close Look at Our Lopi Heaters

Lopi has an incredible range of heaters, from traditional gas log fires and wood fireplaces to gas fires and freestanding slow combustion wood heaters. Some of the gas fireplaces feature stone, sculptured driftwood pebbles or logs. All Lopi gas fireplaces include GreenSmart Direct Vent technology and are not only efficient, but they look stunning too. High output models have a ceramic glass for increased radiant heat. Lopi fireplaces are manufactured in America, and…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

The Right Gas Fireplace for You This Winter

Winter is coming, and though Season 8 may be far away, we need to get our houses ready for the chilliest time of the year. Since it’s going to be wet and soggy outside, you don’t want to go stomping for firewood. There are services that can deliver a firewood basket right to your door and stack it in your yard. Unfortunately, they won’t come back every night to light your fire or…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

The Advantages Our Regency Range

The Regency home heating range is a firm favourite among Australian builders, homeowners, and interior designers. Its key advantage is versatility. You can get a Regency to fit any and all your style preferences and functional needs. Regency offers both gas-powered and wood fuelled heaters, and you can order a free-standing or in-built unit. Let’s start with in-built Regency heaters. They help you retain the traditional feel of a fireplace while giving your…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Entertaining in Your Outdoor Kitchen

When you’re grilling up delicious meals on the barbecue, do you ever find it cumbersome running back-and-forth between your indoor kitchen and outdoor grill? Inside you have lots of counterspace for prep work, a bin to discard scraps, storage space to hold equipment, and a sink to clean. But what if you could have these benefits of your kitchen space in your outdoor entertainment space? Why We Love an Outdoor Kitchen: It Offers…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

The Lopi Flushwood Large Hybrid Fyre in focus

The Flushwood Large Hybrid Fyre from Lopi is a large fireplace with an insert that features the exclusive clean burning Hybrid-Fyre technology. Hybrid-Fyre technology is a fusion of known wood combustion – stainless baffles, kiln fired firebrick and stainless steel secondary combustion air tubes, add to this catalytic assist technology. In the firebox primary combustion burn occurs with secondary tubes re-burning gasses before they leave the firebox, making those gases pass through a…

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11 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Choosing An Inbuilt Wood Heater in Sydney

An inbuilt wood heater is an excellent choice to heat your home through the chill of Sydney’s winters. They offer the cosy effect of an open fireplace that we all can imagine sitting in front of while wearing warm socks and sipping a mug of hot chocolate, but with greater heating efficiency. Inbuilt wood heaters can also save space over freestanding models and are available in a wide array of design options. What…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to Know It’s Time to Replace Your Grill

It’s around that time of the year again, and we know you can’t wait to get out your grill and fire up that barbie. There’s no better way to enjoy summer weather than with family and friends at a backyard barbecue, soaking up the sun and eating delicious food. The only problem is you’ve had your grill for years now, and it’s looking like you might need a new one. So, how do…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Charcoal Grill

During the holidays, many homeowners are thinking about how they can entertain friends and family. One of the popular ways to do it is by firing up a grill and preparing a barbeque. If you know a thing or two about grills, you are probably aware that nothing beats the tastiness of meals prepared using charcoal grills. Gas and electric models might be more convenient, but they can’t match the smoky aroma of…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Top Reasons You Should Use a Charcoal BBQ

Barbecuing is the ideal method of enjoying a steak for most Aussies. Also, with the great weather almost all year round, having an efficient barbecue can make weekends more exciting. Choosing the best barbecue grill can be a bit complicated. Sure, a gas bbq is more convenient, there’s just nothing like the taste that you can get with a charcoal bbq grill. Delicious steak is not the only reason to invest in charcoal…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Common Mistakes when Using Charcoal BBQ Grills

The barbeque is a treasured part of the Aussie culture. Roasting some steaks, chops or sausages over a charcoal bbq is an integral part of the leisure time. There’s something special about roasting on a charcoal barbeque. It provides juicy meats that come with that distinct smokey taste. However, before you start preparing those perfectly smoked, tasty meals, ensure you avoid these common mistakes. Clean the Grill before Cooking A charcoal bbq grill…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Charcoal VS Gas BBQ. Picking the Best One for Your Needs

When it comes to choosing a BBQ – gas or charcoal, everyone has their thoughts. It’s the same as a gas cooktop Vs electric; some people don’t care, while others will only ever use one. It’s come time to choose a BBQ, don’t guess, read on as we share the pros and cons of both charcoal and gas BBQ’s, and don’t forget, even though it’s winter, you can still cook outside using a…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Why Everyone Needs a Portable BBQ

Many people in Australia have a genuine appreciation for a well-barbequed meal. The barbeque experience is not only enjoyed by meat lovers but also vegetarians and vegans alike. The fresh, authentic flavour of charred steaks and crisp vegetables is second to none. Whether you are grilling tofu, pineapples or a beef steak, your equipment plays a significant role on the quality of your bbq experience. The type of barbeque grill you use affects…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

5 Advantages of Outdoor Kitchens

Having your friends and family over for a barbeque is a great to entertain and spend quality time with family and friends. However, it can be somewhat overbearing for you to prepare the meal and all the condiments if you have a standard indoor kitchen. While some houses have open plan kitchens that flow into the living area, not all home do, so nothing beats having your own fully equipped outdoor kitchen. Here…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Which One Is Perfect For You? Popular BBQ Grills

Winter night is the best relaxing in your backyard as you treat yourself to juicy steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers, and so forth. A barbecue is as good as the grill used to prepare it. With the flurry BBQ grills currently available in the market, it can be difficult to identify the best fit for your needs. Here is a detailed overview of the common types of grills: Gas Grills The majority of BBQ…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Top 5 Tips for a Tasty BBQ Experience

If you have outdoor heating, there is no excuse to put the bbq into storage till Summer. Nothing beats the feeling of treating yourself, family, and friends to a taste of roasted steak and beer as you enjoy the fresh outdoor feeling in your backyard. The truth is that the majority of us are not barbecuing experts. From burning food to undercooking it, several mistakes make our barbecues far from perfect. Cooking over…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Beginner BBQer options

So, you have decided to take the first steps into the wonderful world of barbecuing. But where do you start? What kind of BBQ is best suited for a beginner? You’re in luck my friends, we are here to help and by the end of this post, you will have a clear idea of BBQ options for the beginner. At Home Heat and BBQ we realise that not everyone is born a barbecuing…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Tips on cleaning your BBQ with ease

Everybody loves BBQ (even vegans, though their food choice, maybe a little different). While we all enjoy the eating process, and some of like the cooking portions, we almost universally detest clean-up. The modern portable bbq grill is often designed with special features that aid culinary hygiene. For example, many contemporary BBQ units have ash catchers and grease trays. Their functions are pretty straight-forward, and they’re easy to work with. When they fill…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

5 reasons why you need an outdoor kitchen

No matter how small and cramped a western home is, it always has a kitchen. It might just be a little sink in the corner, with some counter-space for your Weber Baby Q BBQ, but no Aussie home can be sold without a designated area for preparing meals. If you’re lucky enough to buy in the suburbs, you might have an outdoor cooking option too. It could just be a patio, deck or…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Must have BBQ accessories

There’s a reason Home Heat And BBQ is known as the Weber Store. We stock their full Aussie range. To go with all our heating and cooking devices, some tools and add-ons are essential. They range from pokers and fire-proof gloves to grates and fabric covers. Let’s look at some mandatory accessories for your roast. Cleaning Implements Ideally, you should do a quick-clean every time you use your BBQ. Scrub and dry the…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

The benefits delivered by a portable BBQ

If you are looking for a BBQ that is affordable, convenient and delivers high-quality food, a portable BBQ is for you. Why you should buy a portable BBQ. 1 – the price. The great thing about portable BBQ’s is their low price, this makes them very affordable, you may want to have a BBQ, enjoy the benefits of having a BBQ, but can’t afford that shiny 6 burner gas BBQ. A portable BBQ…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to prevent your BBQ from damage from the elements

Barbecue grills are an investment and obviously, you want to cater to many guests before you replace it with a new one. If you want to enjoy your grill as long as possible, you have to take good care of it to extend its lifespan. No matter if you have a charcoal BBQ or a gas barbecue, the best way to maintain it depends a lot on the material your grill is made…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Match a Weber to Your Lifestyle

At Home Heat and BBQ, we understand that everybody is different. Every household has its own backyard, outdoor area, and entertainment needs. That’s why we stock a range of Webers to cater for all sorts. Whether you’re a single person who loves a good steak or maybe you’re the family man who likes to cook a gourmet BBQ feast for your friends and family. Weber has a BBQ that will match your lifestyle.…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to keep your charcoal BBQ clean

Depending on the barbequing tradition of your family, you might be indifferent to fuel choice … or you may admonish anything that isn’t a charcoal barbeque as the highest form of sacrilege. Charcoal gives food extra flavour, especially if you opt for something like the Smokey Mountain Weber series, with its vertically elongated smoke chamber, and water tray for added moisture. But while charcoal burners are flavour kings and queens, they do have…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Easy to move BBQ options

Before you buy your first gas BBQ you need to consider what it is you want from a BBQ. What style of cooking do you like to do? If you want to *break up* you regular meals with the odd BBQ, you need a BBQ that’s quick to heat up, like a gas BBQ. What type of BBQ cooking do you prefer? Do you like your meats smoked or grilled? A portable gas…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to keep your BBQ spotless this summer season

Having a portable BBQ grill (or even a stationary or in-built one) is a symbol of prestige. However, keeping your BBQ clean can be a chore in itself. During the off-season when you don’t BBQ as much, it may gather months of dust and grime that are tough to remove. In summer, it’s more an issue of food stains and grease. Either way, by incorporating a few simple steps into your routine, you…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to use your charcoal BBQ

Weber is one of the most ubiquitous BBQ brands in the world, and their first ever model was a Weber Kettle. It’s still one of their best sellers, and since Home Heat & BBQ is known as the Weber Store, we have a keen interest in charcoal cooking. It’s not just meat either. We’re equal opportunity BBQ believers, so we’re okay with char-grilled desserts and veggies. We have a few tips on how…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our tips for cooking on a charcoal BBQ

Cooking on a charcoal BBQ can be a little more *complicated* than what you might be used to, especially if you are new to barbequing. We have 8 simple tips to help you master the art of successfully cooking on a charcoal BBQ. Use a chimney starter – these are an absolute must as they can light up to 100 charcoal briquets and have them red hot in just 20 minutes, using nothing…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Gas BBQ Models That Are Great for Singles

Bachelors and bachelorettes rejoice! Home Heat and BBQ have not forgotten about you freewheeling singles, and we have a range of Weber BBQ’s perfectly suited to your needs. These barbies are compact and functional. They do all the things that bigger barbecues do and sit perfectly on the balcony of your one-bedroom flat. They are portable, practical, and produce amazing BBQ meals with effortless ease. In this post, we will take a closer…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

New Year’s Day BBQ Party Ideas

Bring the New Year in with a bang. Load the barbecue into the car and get out into the great outdoors for some fine food, good company and good times. New Year’s Day should be spent recovering from the night before with the ones you love. Start the year off the right with a smashing New Year’s Day BBQ party. In this post, our goal is to give you some inspiration for your…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Tips for Travelling with Your Portable BBQ this Christmas

Are you planning on hitting the road this Christmas? We don’t blame you. It’s a great time to leave the rat race behind and get into the great outdoors for a spot of camping and see some of Australia’s resplendent natural beauty. Covering the essentials such as cooking has never been easier with the range of portable BBQ’s on the market that are compact and fit perfectly into your car, caravan, or van.…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Christmas Day BBQ Ideas

Christmas Day is approaching fast. It’s time to start thinking about the menu for one of the best feasts of the year. This year, instead of doing the traditional meal that usually involves baking in the oven why not take all the cooking duties outdoors and perform them on the barbecue. Your Weber BBQ is more than just a grilling machine. In this post, we will give you some ideas for the Christmas…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Weber gas options

Weber BBQ’s have been around for over 50 years, with many exciting advancements throughout the years, including a newer range of Gas BBQ options. SustainaPod Byron Outdoor Kitchen   The SustainaPod outdoor Kitchen Range has been designed specifically for the Weber Summit, and Weber Q range of freestanding and built in BBQ’s. This range has been designed to fit on your balcony, patio or outdoor area and can be customised thanks to mix and…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

BQQ Models for Large Cook-Offs

The Summer soundtrack of sizzling meat on the barbecue is music to the ears of a hungry party of Aussies. The quintessential Aussie barbecue is deeply ingrained in our culture and our hearts. Getting the friends and family over for some drinks, tunes, and great food cooked outdoors are moments to be cherished forever. The more the merrier, but the more people, the more food. The bigger the BBQ the easier the cooking…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

BBQ’s That Are Perfect for Summer Festivals

Summertime is one of the best times of year in Australia. Not a weekend goes by that there is not a festival on where you can bring the ruckus and get up to mischief with your mates while enjoying the outdoor splendour and diverse music scene that is synonymous with our culture. It’s almost time to load up the car with all your camping supplies and of course your best friends. Camping festivals…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Entertaining with your Weber – our tips

Without a doubt, Weber kettle BBQ’s are an Australian icon. Over 50 years ago, the first weber BBQ was built, and it changed our attitudes towards BBQ’s forever. For the first time people were able to roast whole joints of meat, with a delicious barbecue flavour thanks to the indirect cooking system unique to Weber Kettle BBQ’s. Even today it’s that incredible flavour you get from a Weber BBQ  that still distinguishes it…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Get your BBQ summer ready with these accessories

Having a good home BBQ will make you the star of the neighbourhood. To make your outdoor cooking experience more fun and effective, enrich it with barbequing accessories! They range from BBQ add-ons to shiny barbequing toys. Of course, you can start with the basics – an apron to keep your clothes clean, and mitts or gloves to keep your hands from burning. And because we’re known as the Weber Store, we stock…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Let’s talk portable BBQs

Aussies are lucky. We have glorious sunshine all year round (well in most parts of the country) so we’re not too worried about leaving our barbies outdoors. But, just in case we have neighbours (or passers-by) with sticky fingers, it might be worth dragging it indoors. In a way, almost all BBQs are portable, because they’re equipped with castors for easy movement. But outdoor kitchens sets can be bulky, so just because you…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Start summer with a new Weber BBQ

Summer in Australia – there is really nothing better than some backyard cricket or lounging by the pool, enjoying time with the family while a yummy BBQ lunch or dinner is cooking on your new Weber gas BBQ. The smells of food cooking to perfection, while enjoying the fresh air, there really is nothing better. Spending time with family and friends around a backyard BBQ – it’s an Aussie tradition! If you are…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

It’s nearly BBQ Season – is it time for an upgrade?

Spring is just around the corner, and you have probably found your local BBQ store has a *fleet* of brand new gas BBQ’s in stock, new brands, new models and new features to make you a BBQ king. In view of all these new shiny gas BBQ’s in store, you may be looking at yours and think – it’s time to upgrade. Before you purchase a new gas BBQ this spring there are…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

A close look at our charcoal BBQ options

Multiple factors will drive your choice of BBQ. Charcoal lovers enjoy smoky flavours and prefer to grill on high heat. They’re not too bothered by the clean-up or the process of lighting their BBQs. Fortunately, modern charcoal BBQs are a lot less messy than their ancestors. Many have ash pans you can easily remove and dump out. Others have water trays for a moister result. Weber has a premium range of charcoal BBQs,…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

The Right Weber Model for You

When you think about the car that you bought, how did you go about choosing the right one for you? Did you carefully research – petrol or diesel, SUV or sedan, model and make, price, and others? Maybe you just chose the cheapest or the one recommended to you by friends? Choosing the right Weber model for you is a little like choosing a car. There is the opportunity to just go for…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Advantages of the Weber Baby Q Range

If you are looking for a Weber BBQ that gives you food cooked with unbelievable flavour, if you want a gas BBQ, and, you want a BBQ that is versatile, you can’t go past the Weber Q. Whether you are cooking a sausage, or a nice lamb chop a Weber Q will transform these old Aussie favourites into a mouth-watering masterpiece that will have you – and your family and guests coming back…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Weber Smokers in Focus

In the old days, smoking meat was a long and tiresome process. You had to set up a smoking chamber with racks close to the ceiling, then light your fruitwood and let it die down to just the right temperature. The embers had to be cold enough not to cook, but warm enough not to die out. Smoking a cut of meat could take hours or even days. Throughout the process, you had…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our History with Weber

Australians love their Webers – and so do we! As the very first certified Weber Store in Sydney, we are proud as punch of our long history with this iconic brand. We are certified Weber Specialist Dealers, which means we carry Weber models that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. So if you’re after a special Weber, then you have definitely come to the right place. The Weber itself came to…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

The Advantages of The Weber Q Range of BBQs

If you are looking for the ultimate – anywhere, anytime barbeque you can not go past the amazing range of Weber Q gas barbeques. When it comes to a Weber Q – which one is perfect for you? For the good old Aussie backyard barbie everyone loves the convenience a gas BBQ brings – the Weber Q Family series is the perfect example. If you think cooking a steak, rissole or sausage on…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Gas Webers in Focus

Weber BBQs  are among the most popular BBQ brands in the world, and they’re certainly well-loved here in Australia. Our uptake of Webers is so high that the manufacturer has designed models specifically for our market. Webers are available in charcoal, gas, and electric versions, and out of these, gas is the most convenient. Gas Webers light up instantly using an ignition switch, and they go off just as quickly. There’s no soot…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Choosing The Right Weber

Weber BBQs  are so popular that many people use ‘Weber’ as a generic descriptor for barbeque grills. They offer a wide selection of grills, and here at Home Heat & BBQ, we supply the full range. If you’re unsure about the type you should select, here are a few guidelines. Price BBQs made by Weber have a heritage of more than 50 years, but they have advanced with the times so that you…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Choosing the Right BBQ for Your Outdoor Kitchen Installation

Making the final designs in your outdoor kitchen? It makes sense, in Australia, that more and more of us are installing outdoor kitchens. It’s warm out, we love a barbie, and who wants to have to do all that food prep inside when we can do it outside instead? Today we provide a quick guide to selecting the right barbeque for your new outdoor space. Hopefully, it will help in picking the right…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Insider Tips for Cooking on Charcoal BBQs

Charcoal grills are popular because, in addition to giving a thorough grill and producing juicy cuts of meat, they also employ smoke in their cooking process. Smoke adds colour and flavour to your meat, but it’s also a crucial part of slow cooking. Many barbeque novices don’t put much thought into how they use their grills. They just light them and throw the meat on. One of the essential tips is to start…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Portable BBQ Options

There’s nothing like getting out the barbie whenever you see a need for it – which is why a portable barbeque can come really in handy. A portable barbeque can be packed up to go camping, is suitable for picnics in the park, great for at home, and can even be lent to friends that don’t have barbeques if the need calls for it. They’re a great investment, whether you’re going to be…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

A Look at Our Gas BBQ Range

Gas barbeques give you a perfect fire at the touch of a button, which gives you complete control over the temperature you are cooking at, and gas barbeques are famously easy to clean. With a stainless-steel gas barbeque, you are cooking over a direct heat which is both convenient and tidy. Why are Gas Barbeques better? At the touch of a button, they light up, offering you an easily controllable and consistent temperature, with,…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Why Our Weber Q Range is So Popular

Weber BBQ is so well-loved and ubiquitous that many consumers say ‘Weber’ when they mean ‘barbeque grill’. That this brand has been adopted as a generic name for grills speaks to its quality, accessibility, and popularity. And among its wide range of models, the Weber Q has a high ranking. It’s one of the newest models, first introduced to the Aussie market in the 2000’s. Like all Weber units, the Weber Q BBQ comes backed by…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

How to Choose The Right Barbeque for You

Are you looking to buy a new barbeque? Getting it right the first time is important, but the real key to buying the right barbeque for you is to NOT buy more barbeque than you need. Before you set foot in the door you need to work out how YOU will be using your new barbeque How often do you think you will be cooking on the new BBQ? How many people will…

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11 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Preparing Your Barbeque for Barbeque Season

It’s spring! Summer is fast approaching, finally after what seemed like an endless winter, we can get outside again and enjoy the sunshine, the warmer weather and those longer days. It’s time to pull the cover off the barbeque and get back into enjoying the outdoors, while cooking up a storm once again. During winter it’s no fun standing out in the dark and the cold, so now is the time to get…

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03 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Which Lopi is Best for You?

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03 Jan 2023 | Seasoning

Infusing Your Meats – Is it Worth it?

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03 Jan 2023 | Tutorials

Tips for the Perfect Charcoal Barbeque

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03 Jan 2023 | BBQs

Our Range of Charcoal BBQs

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03 Jan 2023 | Heaters

Wood Heating In-Built vs Freestanding Solutions

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