One of the increasingly popular styles in the grilling market includes the stainless steel bbq. This masterpiece of a bbq set includes a sleek exterior look and can be fueled by either gas or charcoal, although most will primarily use gas, since it goes along with the cleaner look of stainless steel. Another reason most stainless steel bbqs also use gas is that they offer a much better ability to control the level of heat with the low to high function control knob, and being able to control the heat properly helps to ensure that food is cooked just the way you like it.
Stainless steel grills also give you a bright and shiny grill to show off to your neighbors and family and they look great on your deck or patio or in your outdoor kitchen. The very design of the stainless steel exterior protects the grill from a build up of dirt and grime and also protects the grill from the weather, such as rain or snow, that causes moisture buildup. The stainless steel grill design is not a complete protection against the elements, but it is an edge above the other standard grills that only use a weather resistant paint over bare metal or primer.
In order to keep your stainless steel grill in good shape, however, you need to keep the grill clean and protected by wiping it down when you are done using it or storing it away from the elements. Caring for your grill is of paramount importance in keeping the grill looking good for a long time.
When caring for a stainless steel bbq, it is wise to use only warm soapy water. The use of chemicals may damage the outer stainless steel layer and may cause damage to the look of the grill itself if you are not careful. Using the proper scrub pad will help a lot as well. Make sure the pad is rated for use on stainless steel material and always go with the grain and not against, to keep the grill shiny and clean without scratching the finish. This goes for every part of the grill, including the stainless steel barbeque doors, which often get dirtier than most other parts of the grill since they are most commonly and heavily used. The doors and the handles of a grill are used quite often, especially if they are part of the main lid or the doors keeping the tank hidden from view.
Stainless steel bbq grills have become so popular due to their sleek, clean and contemporary design. The material also holds up well to the outdoor elements and is very durable. But the finish of stainless steel grills can become an eyesore if not cared for properly, so it is best to keep up with the cleaning and maintenance of the grills on a regular basis in order to keep your grill looking its best.