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Gas Stoves vs. Gas Fireplaces: Which Should You Choose on the Cape?

Looking to add a new gas-burning heat source to your home for aesthetic, atmosphere, and comfort? Make sure you know your options and make the right choice for your home. There are many different types of heating products available, from gas fireplaces, gas stoves, gas inserts, and gas log sets. In this blog post, we […]

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Are Gas Logs Worth It?

If you’re in the market for a fireplace and considering gas logs as an option, it can be difficult to determine whether they’ll offer what you’re looking for and be satisfying. After all, there are a lot of options out there for fireplaces today. There are traditional wood-burning fireplaces, stoves, electric, gas logs, inserts, and […]

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Natural Lump Charcoal vs. Briquette Charcoal: What’s the Difference?

If you’re looking to get the best results from your barbecue, you’re probably starting to pay closer attention to the fine details of the process—which will inevitably lead you to the debate over natural lump (also known as lumpwood) charcoal vs. briquettes. It’s the kind of debate that invites a lot of opinions but not […]

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Top Places to Bring Your Portable Grill on Cape Cod

Whether you’re considering buying a portable grill or already own one, you might be wondering how you might best make use of its portability. After all, while it’s convenient to be able to easily move a grill around your home, that’s hardly the full extent of the advantages you can enjoy with a high-quality portable […]

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What is a Smart Grill?

In the market for a new grill and wondering what all the fuss about ‘smart grills’ is? After all, how smart can a grill really be, and why exactly would anyone want app integration for cooking burgers, hot dogs, and steaks? Today, we’ll take a look at what exactly makes a smart grill so smart, […]

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How to Get Your Grill Ready For Spring & Summer

Is your grill ready for things to heat up again on Cape Cod? Sitting on the cusp of the spring and summer season, you might be looking forward to getting back to barbecue, burgers, grilled veggies, and more. But, before you plan too far ahead, it’s important to make sure your grill is ready to […]

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Grill When It Breaks Down?

So, your BBQ grill is not working correctly anymore. Some common problems that Cape Cod grill owners face each year: issues igniting the grill, low or uneven flames, grease buildup, wobbly grill legs, and more. If you own a grill, you will inevitably run into one of these or other grill repair issues at some […]

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The Top Fire Pit Models for 2022

Trying to figure out the best fire pit to buy in 2022 for your Cape Cod home? Whether it’s your first fire pit or you’re just looking to upgrade to something better than what you have, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post from Breakaway, we’ll be discussing the top fire pits […]

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What are the Best Types of Fire Pits?

If you’re in the market for a fire pit for your home, it is easy to quickly become overwhelmed by all the choices available to you. Fire pits are a popular addition to any outdoor space, and any model you choose from a good source is going to do the job—but there’s always going to […]

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Propane vs. Electric Patio Heaters: What’s Best for You?

Thinking about buying a patio heater for your Cape Cod, MA home? They’re a great way to keep comfortable in an outdoor space when it starts to get cold, but if you’ve never bought one before, you might feel at a loss when considering the two major fuel types available: propane patio heaters and electric […]

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Why You Need to Add a Gas Fire Pit Table to Your Cape Cod Home

Do you have a fire pit at home? If not—and maybe even if you do—then it’s worth considering the benefits of adding a sleek, modern gas fire pit table to your Cape Cod home’s exterior. Also known as a fire table or gas fire table, this style of fire pit offers a more enclosed, modernized […]

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Top Reasons to Buy A Gas Griddle

Considering buying a gas griddle for your Cape Cod, MA home? There are a lot of good reasons to pick up a gas griddle if you don’t already have ready access to a high quality griddle. Gas griddles are in contention with other products like our grills. You may also just be thinking about getting […]

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What is the Best Grill to Buy?

So, you’re looking to buy a grill. And, you ask yourself or you type in a Google search, “What is the best grill to buy?” Well, let’s begin with a simple answer to your question: There is no such thing as the best grill, only the best grill for your needs, preferences, and constraints. You […]

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Latest Information Regarding Our Stores’ Precautions for COVID-19

UPDATE (March 22, 2021): Breakaway is open! We are following all recommended guidelines from Governor Charlie Baker, the state of Massachusetts, and the CDC during the Commonwealth’s re-opening process. As a result, Breakaway has implemented the following precautions at its stores to keep all customers and staff members safe: We are accepting customers inside our […]

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Can I Put Gas Logs in My Fireplace?

Tired of dealing with burning wood in your fireplace—or maybe you haven’t used yours before, because of the hassle? It’s hard to argue with the convenience or cost-efficiency of gas logs, especially if you already use a gas furnace and/or water heater. Fortunately, if you already have a functioning wood-burning fireplace with ventilation, this is […]

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More Time Spent at Home? Improve Your Indoor Space With A Gas Fireplace

Most people enjoy spending time in their homes. It’s a place of rest and respite, and a place you can spend time with the family uninterrupted. And, that has become so much more important this year with how much time we are all staying at our Cape Cod, MA homes. But just because you like […]

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Top Benefits of Patio Heaters on Cape Cod

While there are many things to love about the cold months on Cape Cod, maybe the worst thing about the changing of the seasons is that it gets more and more difficult to spend time enjoying the outdoors. If you find yourself longing for spring within days of hitting fall, the team at Breakaway is […]

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Top 7 Big Green Egg Grills

To the team at Breakaway, offering up superior outdoor grilling products is how we like to do business. We gladly carry tons of excellent options from top grill brands—today we want to go further into detail on one particularly EGGcellent set of products: Big Green Egg grills. Continue reading to learn more about Big Green […]

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Top 7 Outdoor GreatRoom Fire Pit Tables

When you begin looking into a fire pit to complete your outdoor living experience, you may be floored by the sheer number of options available to you! At Breakaway, we proudly offer up some of the best products and brands in the business. And, we are proud to be a dealer of Outdoor GreatRoom fire […]

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Top 9 Broil King Grills for 2020

If you’re interested in getting your hands on a new grill this year to accommodate your spring and summer Cape Cod festivities, we have some top picks from Broil King® lined up for your consideration. Let’s take a look at why Broil King grills might be right for you. Why Choose Broil King Grills on […]

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Wood Burning Fireplaces vs. Gas Fireplaces: What’s Better for You?

When looking to install a fireplace in your home on Cape Cod the first hurdle you’re going to encounter is choosing between a wood-burning or gas fireplace. If finding an answer to this question is what brought you to Breakaway today, we’re happy to say you’ve come to the right place. Follow along while our […]

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How to Install a Gas Fireplace

In terms of auxiliary heating, style and atmosphere, and sheer coziness, it’s extremely hard to beat a gas-powered fireplace. However, choosing to install a new fireplace in your home is a considerable investment, and one you most certainly want to get right. Should you install a gas fireplace yourself? At Breakaway, we believe that this […]

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How to Pick the Right Standby Generator for Your Home

Standby, or “whole-home” generators can be the difference between hours or days of struggle without power, and skating through the experience with no stress or damage. On Cape Cod, this is a very valuable advantage to have! But after you’ve decided that a home standby generator is the way to go, you have an important […]

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Direct Vent vs. Vent Free Gas Inserts: Which is Right for Your Home?

If you want the warmth of a real fire without having to manage a real wood burning fireplace, a gas fireplace insert could be right for you. If you have decided to buy a gas insert, gas fireplace, or gas log set, that’s great! Haven’t yet decided between any of those three heating solutions? Check […]

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Creating the Perfect Outdoor Space with a Fire Pit

Whether used as an outdoor living centerpiece for gatherings with family and friends, or a personal getaway for some respite, fire pits are among the most popular patio products around. Are you looking to install a fire pit at your Cape Cod, MA home, but nothing short of the perfect fire pit will do? If […]

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‘Dr. of Grillology’ Talks Grilling on “Life with Gwenn”

The ‘Dr. of Grillology’ Ken Foster recently appeared on the Cape Cod Times’ “Life with Gwenn” show to talk about grilling tools, trends, tips, and insight. Ken showed off several grilling products and explained their importance. So, if you want to learn about the latest grill accessories, view the video on the Cape Cod Times’ […]

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How to Choose the Right Electric Grill

Your Guide to Buying an Electric Grill Electric grills offer cooking speed and convenience that is absolutely ideal for impromptu cookouts and planned block parties alike. But if you’re only recently in the market for a new electric grill, you may be feeling a bit put out and lost. Don’t stress—the long-time grilling experts at […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Fire Pit

Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Fire Pit So, you want to kick things up a notch or two, in your backyard or at your cottage on the Cape, by buying and installing a fire pit? Great idea! There is nothing better to improve your evenings in the spring, summer, or fall. But, there are […]

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Top Reasons to Buy a Pellet Grill

Should You Consider Buying A Pellet Grill? Whether you’re a more casual grilling enthusiast or you’re a skilled grill cook, any fan of flame cooking will want to know the capabilities, quality, and benefits of the system they are working with. You may be only peripherally aware of pellet grills, or maybe you’ve learned enough […]

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Father’s Day Grill Sale on Saturday, June 15th

Breakaway will be having its annual Father’s Day grill sale on Saturday, June 15th, at its South Dennis store location on Rt. 134. The promotion details below are valid on fully assembled and delivered grills only. Grills priced at $300-$400 = $20 off   Grills priced at $500-$900 = $50 off   Grills priced at […]

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Mother’s Day Grill Sale on Saturday, May 11th

Breakaway will be having its annual Mother’s Day grill sale on Saturday, May 11th, at its South Dennis store location on Rt. 134. The promotion details below are valid on fully assembled and delivered grills only. Grills priced at $300-$400 = $20 off   Grills priced at $500-$900 = $50 off   Grills priced at […]

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Gas Grills vs. Charcoal Grills: Which is Better for You?

Gas Grills vs Charcoal Grills: What You Need to Know to Make Your Grill Buying Decision As spring and summer approaches, you will probably start to think about looking at that old grill in your garage or on your porch. Perhaps, you’ll even ponder the idea of purchasing a new grill. But, which type of […]

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Why You Should Choose Breakaway For Your Cape Cod Summer Rental Home’s Grill Purchase

Summer on the Cape is a wonderful time of year. For many New Englanders and northeasterners, Cape Cod is the preferred summer destination for family vacations. Whether you live in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, or another nearby state, Cape Cod has plenty of people who come for its summer season. And, many of […]

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Top Reasons to Install a Decorative Gas Heating Stove

An alternative heating source that has grown in popularity over the years are decorative gas stove heating systems. While gas fireplaces, gas logs, and gas inserts have their own benefits, decorative gas stoves offer a timeless style, efficiency, and convenience that many New Englanders love. What are the top benefits of a decorative gas heating […]

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Breakaway Will Be Attending the Lower Cape Home & Garden Show in April 2019

Breakaway will be attending the Lower Cape Home & Garden Show at the Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in Harwich, MA. Please join Breakaway at this event on Saturday, April 6th, 10am – 4pm. We will be displaying our best grills to customers. Booth information to follow. More about the event from the Lower […]

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Breakaway Will Be Attending the Home & Garden Show in March 2019

Breakaway will be attending the 61st annual Hyannis Rotary Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show at the Barnstable High School in Hyannis, MA. Please join Breakaway at this great event on Saturday, March 30, 2019 – 10:00am to Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 5:00pm. We will be displaying our best grills to customers. Booth information to […]

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Ventless or Vented Gas Fireplaces: Which is Right for You?

Do You Know The Differences Between Vented and Ventless Gas Fireplaces? If you want the warmth of a real fire without having to manage a real wood burning fireplace, a gas fireplace could be right for you. Decided to buy a gas fireplace, gas insert, or gas log set? That’s great! If you haven’t yet […]

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Top Considerations for Grilling a Turkey for Christmas

Christmas will be here soon and if you are hosting a party, you are likely currently planning the meal that you will be serving to your holiday guests. The meal menu may include turkey, a common holiday meal, in addition to a lot of other delicious foods. But, how will you cook your turkey dinner […]

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Top 9 Grilling Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Need Grilling Gift Ideas for the Holidays? The holidays are right around the corner. With that, you will need to shop for gifts for loved ones. But, for a lot of people, this brings a problem of deciding what kind of gifts to buy. What does everyone want? Will they like my gift? What do […]

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13 Tips for Cooking a Turkey on the Grill for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a week away and if you are hosting a party, you are most likely planning the meal that you will be serving to your guests. The meal menu will probably include turkey, in addition to a lot of other delicious foods. After all, 88% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving. But, how will […]

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Top 7 Tips for Winterizing Your Grill in New England

It’s a very sad day when summer ends and you need to start thinking about winterizing your grill. Just like the end of a vacation, this isn’t something you want to even think about. But, we must take steps to prepare our grills for the winter. Doing so will improve the odds that the grill […]

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Grill Demos – Saturdays This Spring & Summer

Grill Demonstrations for Top Grill Brands Come visit Breakaway on Saturdays this spring and summer at our South Dennis location (weather permitting) to view special grilling demos. We will be having grilling demos throughout the season for grill products, including the Big Green Egg and Green Mountain Pellet Grills too. You won’t be able to […]

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Top 5 Tailgate Grills for Football Season

There are few better reminders that we have departed summer for fall than the start of football season. Football is one of America’s great passions. For many of us, it takes up the majority of our Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (and well, Mondays and Thursdays too). If we are not at home watching on TV, […]

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Ventless or Vented Gas Logs: Which One Should I Choose?

Gas fireplaces, gas logs, and other heating products are great appliances to have installed for the winter for your Cape Cod home. If you want the warmth of a real fire without having to manage a real wood burning fireplace, a gas fireplace, gas log set, or gas insert could be right for you. So, […]

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Gas Logs vs. Gas Inserts vs. Gas Fireplaces: What’s the Difference?

As we enter the fall, the temperatures are still high. You may be hanging onto summer. But, don’t be fooled. Winter is coming to New England in a short period of time. We don’t want to believe it, but it will be here eventually, and we need to be prepared. Now is the time to […]

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10 Grill Buying Questions to Consider When Buying a New Grill

In our last blog post, we went over the top signs that you might need to buy a new grill. If any of those signs matched you and your grill, you might have started researching new grills to buy. But, this is not always an easy process. There are so many grill buying questions to […]

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9 Signs You Need to Buy a New Grill

When large appliances start to break down, no one likes to admit that it is time to buy a new one. These are large purchases that often require lots of savings. As a result, you should not buy a new one on a whim, without weighing your options. Know the proper signs that it is […]

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15 Grilling Safety Tips

From family cookouts to the occasional grilled dinner, cooking food on our grills is a huge part of our lives in the summer. But, if you don’t follow important grilling safety tips, your summer grilling fun can quickly turn into a dangerous event. Don’t burn down your house, your deck, or hurt a loved one. […]

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21 Grilling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Summertime is full of cookouts and barbecues. Throwing one of your own? If so, you better be sure you brush up on the most common grilling mistakes and how to avoid them. There are many grilling mistakes that novice grillers make on a daily basis. But, even the most experienced grillers can fall victim to […]

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Barbecue vs Cookout: What’s the Difference?

Barbecue vs Cookout: Are You Using the Correct Term to Describe Your Summer Party? Ah, grilling in the summer time. Inevitably, when you go to someone’s house for a gathering involving some type of grill in the summertime, you will hear certain terms describing the event when you are invited. It could be a barbecue […]

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Big Box Stores vs Small Businesses: 8 Reasons You Should Buy Your Grill Local

When considering a large purchase, such as an appliance or grill, there are many factors to contemplate when you are choosing where to shop. This decision will usually come down to big box stores vs small businesses. The benefits of big box stores are prices and convenience. Oftentimes, big box retailers, such as Home Depot, […]

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Breakaway & The X-Grill Featured on Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5

On June 28th, 2018, Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 featured Breakaway and The X-Grill on its show. This is a great show that features local New England establishments, businesses, eateries, and much more. Watch the TV segment below. We are featured along with our friends over at Scargo Cafe.

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Breakaway TV Commercial (2018)

In the summer of 2018, Breakaway produced a TV commercial that appeared on several channels, like The Food Network, Discovery, and more. It goes over Breakaway’s Universal Grill Care Coverage, which includes the assembly and delivery of your brand new grill, the recycling and disposal of your old cart-style grill, and a new, full tank […]

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8 Tips for a Cheap BBQ on 4th of July

It’s almost the 4th of July. This means you are probably making plans to get together with family and friends to celebrate America’s birthday. Perhaps, you have plans to go to a party at someone else’s house. Better yet, you may have decided to host your own party at your house on Independence Day. In […]

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Grilled Asparagus Recipe

There are so many ways to utilize your outdoor grill. While cooking meat on the grill is most common, there are so many other great recipes out there for other types of foods. Vegetables, for example, are wonderful when grilled. In this blog, we wanted to provide you with exciting recipes for all kinds of […]

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Grilled Pizza Recipe

We all know the most common uses of a grill – cooking burgers, steak, or hot dogs. But, what do you do if you’re in the mood for a pizza? You’d have to use the oven, right? Think again. You can fire up the grill and heat up a pizza, no problem, with a grilled […]

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Classic Burger Grill Recipe

Here at Breakaway, it goes without saying that we love grilling! But, what are some ideas that you can use to get the best use out of your grill? Every week, in this blog, we will be sharing great grill recipes that you can try out. So where to begin? Well, there is nothing better […]

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SOUTH DENNIS

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed.

435 Rt. 134 South Dennis, MA 02660
Next to Mid Cape Home Centers

Phone: (508) 398-3831

MASHPEE

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed.

17c Trinity Place Mashpee, MA 02649
Next to Boston Interiors

Phone: (508) 539-1674