For numerous reasons consumers are looking to spend more time in their backyard. Manufacturers of outdoor products have recognized this trend and are bringing to market an ever increasing list of products to enhance the experience. When looking to upgrade your outdoor area the first place you would look would most likely be your landscape, followed by items such as the BBQ, shade sails and outdoor patio umbrellas. For tips on how to create your perfect patio look no further. For late afternoon and night time warmth you would add outdoor patio heaters to the area. When considering what type of outdoor barbecue that you should purchase, the decision will be based on factors such as whether you have an island designed to accept the BBQ or if a free standing movable unit is needed. Your power source for the cooker will invariably be one of the following options, charcoal, wood, natural gas, propane gas or electricity.