Do you have a big backyard?
Do you do a lot of grilling and cooking in your outdoor space?
Would you like a more comfortable place to get this accomplished?
If so, this article is here to help. Below, we’ll walk you through all the steps you need to do in order to build a great shelter for your backyard barbecue grill. No matter what size grill you have, you can adjust this guide to the perfect size to give you a shady place to grill at all times.
There are several reasons why you might want to build your own bbq shelter in your backyard:
There are a lot of other reasons why you might want to install a grill shelter, of course, so take your time and consider what it is you want out of your shelter before you get started. And don’t forget to get some help from another adult to complete his project, too!
Let’s get started!
Depending on the type of shelter you want to build, you may need to stock up on different materials. However, the list below should help you get started on your hardware shopping. Remember to measure the grill you have and adjust the measurements of your shelter as needed to fit the space you want to work with.
Now that you’ve learned how to build a simple grill shelter, you may be interested in trying more complicated methods of construction, too. This is a very basic walkthrough, but there are tons of other great possibilities out there, and you may want to take some time perusing your options when it comes to material types and styles, too. Don’t be afraid to try other building methods if you’re interested in them, but remember that laying brickwork or masonry is going to require a different skill set than woodworking does, so you’ll want to be sure you feel comfortable working with the right types of materials and tools to get the job done safely.
With that said, keep in mind that there are some materials you should never use when building your grill shelter, and there are some safety tips you should keep in mind, too:
And don’t forget to keep a fire extinguisher close by, too! With the right safety tips in mind, you’ll be able to build and enjoy a beautiful backyard bbq shelter in no time.