Compare grills online before you shop
It’s grill time! Well for some of us, that time doesn’t end. But we’re jumping into grilling most days of the week now instead of bundling up and getting out there once or twice a month. lol
Did your grill make it through the winter? Did you forget to cover it and it’s full of rust and ruined? Well take some time to do your research before you waste your gas driving around. You’ll also save your sanity a bit if you go in with a list of your must-haves and what companies grill you prefer.
There are so many different types of grills out there that it can be overwhelming comparing one to another. If it’s time to get your wish-list together for a new grill, you will want to know a little about what you’ll be looking at before you head to the store. Here is a quick review of the top five competitors so you can start narrowing down your choices.
Char-Broil grills have long been known as great performing grills with fantastic features including a warranty that covers the grill’s lifetime or 99 years, whichever comes first. They are made with excellent electric ignitions, porcelain cast iron burners, porcelain coated cooking grates, and a whole lot of accessories. These grills also come with durable stainless steel bodies so they don’t rust easily. A great choice for the grilling maestro, or maestro wannabe.
Perhaps the best known brand in the world of grilling, Weber grills have always been known for their great craftsmanship and superb products. Originally, Weber only made charcoal grills, but now they are a force to contend with in the gas grill arena. Weber has the know-how to make a wide variety of grills for just about any budget. The great thing about these grills is the cheaper ones don’t skimp on quality. The less expensive models just have fewer special features, but keep the same high quality basic structure.
Uniflame grills are a hard bargain to contend with. They are often the lower priced grills in the store, but they are actually quite nicely made. The grills are loved for their ability to cook and heat evenly, which is not so easy to boast about. Some of the higher priced grills often have difficulties translating the same heat over the surface of the grill, but Uniflame does a great job of consistency. With a Uniflame, you will not be getting a top of the line grill, but you will get one that works well enough to get the job done.
When it comes to gas grills, Broil-King has definitely earned a great reputation. They have been around a long time, which gives them serious credibility. If you wanted a grill that feels solid in both construction and cooking, Broil-King is the grill for you. Grates made of high quality cast iron, double tube burners, linear control valves, and fantastic storage options, all give Broil-King the much deserved reputation of being a griller’s grill. Broil-King grill parts are made to last and can be easily replaced if needed, which adds a whole new dimension to their performance.
Brinkmann offers lower priced grills with tons of features, some models even have as many as five burners, and infrared capabilities! Though the construction is somewhat lacking in terms of weight and heft, if you are looking for a lot of features without a heavy price tag, Brinkmann grills are the way to go. These grills also have large cooking areas, side burners, porcelain coated cast iron cooking grates, rotisseries, and electric ignition. These are features you’ll also find in the more expensive grills, but here you’ll find them at a reduced price.
Now that you know a little about each of the top performers, you should be able to put together a proper wish list. Happy shopping!
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