How to fire the Briquettes Using A Chimney Starter?

People love barbecuing when celebrating special events such as birthday parties, New Year’s Eve, Thanksgiving even when they are hiking or having a picnic with friends or their family.

Barbecue is an occasion to invite people to celebrate a big event where everyone can gather and interact with each other. Besides, throwing a barbecue party in the park or while hiking can make you closer to nature and the people you are barbecuing with. This is a great way to interact with people who are working together to prepare the barbecue. Some are preparing the meals, making up the tables, and preparing the grills.

Even though barbecue parties are held every year, some people are still using alcohol or petroleum to help them burn the briquettes. It is effective, but the petroleum and alcohol will leave the meals with a smell and chemicals, besides it is dangerous to use alcohol since it might cause a fire on your grill and surroundings.

There is a solution to help you light up the briquettes easily without making a harmful impact to the meals. Firestarter and Chimney Starter are two useful tools in order to light up your briquettes in a secure way and without inflicting additives.

What is a Firestarter and Chimney Starter?

The Firestarter is a device to help us to light up the fires in an easy and safe way. The firestarter has three types; Nuggets, Bricks, and Sachets. The fire starters are made from organic, CO2-neutral wood wool, and paraffin wax without any chemicals, so it is safe to use without making a harmful impact to the meals.

Bricks, Nuggets and Sachets Fire Starter

The Chimney Starter or Charcoal Chimney is a tool that is used to ignite either lump charcoal or charcoal briquettes. Chimney starter has a plate with several holes that are placed horizontally inside the cylinder about 3” (8cm) from the bottom. By using a chimney starter, you can fire briquettes easily in a safe way.

Chimney Starter

How to Use A Chimney Starter? 

  • Prepare your chimney on the iron grid
  • Fill the chimney with charcoal briquettes
  • Place the starter kit underneath the chimney and ignite it
  • Wait for 30 minutes
  • After the briquettes colour changed into grey, pour it into the grill

By knowing these tools, we hope it will help you fire up the briquettes easily and safely without making a harmful impact on your meals.