Summer is on the way, and that means grilling season is back! Because there’s nothing like that perfect sizzling sound and delectable aroma when a choice cut of meat hits the hot grate. But there are several types of outdoor grills for you to choose from. One of the most popular among these are grills.
Of course, you may have questions, like “Just what is a natural gas grill? Are natural gas grills better than propane? Or charcoal? And how do natural gas grills work?
Natural gas grills have benefits other grills don’t. For instance, gas burns cleaner than liquid propane so there’s no odor except from the cooking meat. The grill is hooked up by to a permanent fuel source with a hose or pipe, which means you never have to worry about running out of juice—all you have to do is light it up and get grilling. Natural gas also tends to be cheaper than propane. And it also doesn’t have the harsh smoke or leave a pile of ashes to clean up like a charcoal grill.
But what is the best natural gas grill? And which is the best gas grill for your money?
Well, look no further, because Appliances Connections has put together a list of gas grills that will have you slinging a spatula in no time.
This C Series 42-inch built-in natural gas grill has five Infinity burners that provide flames both inside and outside the component under 1,275 sq. in. of stainless-steel grates. The integrated wind guard will ensure your food cooks properly, without interference by the wind. There’s a drip tray for easy cleaning, and a convenient thermometer built right into the hood. The included warming rack keeps your food ready for the table. And it also has interior lighting so you can keep on cooking into the night.
The very affordable Baron 420 Grill is loaded with four stainless-steel dual-tube burners that each emit two ribbons of flame, putting out a total of 40,000 BTUs. The cast iron grates are reversible, with one side pointed to give you perfect grill marks, while the other side is grooved to capture juices for continuous basting while cooking. Broil King’s trademark Flav-R-Wave cooking system provides superior heat distribution, protects the burners, and vaporizes drippings for extra barbecue flavor. It also has fold-down shelves, leg levelers, tool hooks and Sensi-Touch control knobs that give you unmatched heat control.
The 32-inch L75000 Series built-in gas grill has 830 sq. in. of cooking surface heated by four cast stainless steel burners and an infrared rotisserie back burner putting out 75,000 total BTUs. It has a double layer stainless-steel smoker head with polished edges, an adjustable warming rack, and an extra-large temperature gauge for easy heat monitoring. This grill also includes a Gourmet Package that has a rotisserie, grill cover, smoker box, griddle, and a bottle opener. The hood has two interior lights for grilling under the stars.
The 36-inch Ruby Series built-in gas grill has four of Sunstone’s exclusive True Flame burners, offering the highest industry "I" burner rating of up to 20,000 BTUs per burner. Each burner has an integrated Flame-Thrower ignition. Its 653 sq. in., stainless-steel grate has variable rod spacing for larger items on the left and right sides, and smaller items in the middle. The Pro Sear thermal cooking grid transfers heat evenly across the cooking grid at up to 700 degrees with the hood up, and up to 800 degrees with the hood down, all in under 3 minutes of heat up time. And the angled warming grid sheds grease and drippings towards the rear, helping prevent flare-ups.
This 36-inch built-in grill by Twin Eagles packs three main burners putting out 25,000 BTUs each, covered by 640 sq. in. of hexagonal stainless-steel grates, enabling greater heat contact with food for even cooking and dark, deep, restaurant-style sear marks. Each burner is individually contained to control heat independently from one area to another. It features a rotisserie with convenient rod storage in the drip tray’s handle. There is also an extra-large three-position warming and rooking rack. You can add some extra flavor to your food with a sealed smoker box. And the grill hood carries two halogen lights and the controls are also illuminated.
Those are the best natural gas grills for 2020 as selected by the experts at Appliances Connection. But maybe you have your own idea of which grill is really the best? Or is there a grill feature you just can’t bear to cook without? We’d like to hear what you have to say, so leave a comment or a suggestion below.
Can you convert a propane grill to natural gas?
Certain propane grill models can be converted to natural gas. But you will need the correct conversion kit as well as specific instructions from your grill manufacturer.
Are natural gas grills safe?
They are quite safe so long as your grill is installed by a qualified expert. It’s also important to use the grill only in a well-ventilated area.
Who installs natural gas lines?
If you have a natural gas grill, you will want to hire a natural gas plumber—they specialize in installing gas lines.