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Why Repairing Your Old Gas Grill
Be Better Then Replacing It... Really!!
Whether you are a BBQ guru, or the occasional weekend warrior, there are
not many things better than cooking on your propane gas grill on a hot summer day.
The fact is, grilling with gas is ten times more convenient than charcoal, much easier to control temperatures, and adaptable to any cooking
situation. The great flavor of grilling comes from food oils and basting solutions falling to the hot surface below and creating
the smoke that flavors the food. Yum!
To repair or not repair... that is the question!
Have you ever thought: "Is this old grill still all right? Do I need to buy a new one?"
Even the best grill manufacturers using the best grill component parts available, cannot make them
last forever without maintenance. Since you are reading this, you have probably
already experienced what I am talking about!
Are you ready for a shocker?
Average grill quality you would buy in stores is actually declining!
Each year grills are produced to meet lower and lower price points. This means quality is
declining year after year. Gas grill burners are now
aluminized steel (used to be longer lasting stainless steel), stampings replace heavy castings
and large windows have replaced solid lids because glass
is cheaper than aluminum!
Believe it or not, gas grills produced 5, 10, or 15 years ago are actually worth 2 to 10 times or more than the original
list price! And very few of the "bells & whistles" on newer grills are practical,
most unnecessary and can be added as accessories.
Do-It-Yourself Grill Repair is simple!
As a rule, gas grill construction is really pretty simple. You can repair and rebuild your gas grill easily and usually without any
assistance. In fact, the cost
of doing this is much less that the replacement cost of the gas
grill you already have, especially if you purchase your parts
from Appliance Factory
Visit the Natural
Handyman's Gas Grill articles for specific articles on gas grill
use and repair!
Still thinking of buying a new grill?
Buyers Beware!! Don't be misled by the cheap gas grills that mass merchants offer.
You get what you pay for! Here are some general specifications
to look out for:
- Very small cooking surface
- Shallow bottom housings (less aluminum cost) resulting in excessively
hot, uncontrollable cooking characteristics
- Cheap aluminized steel burners!
Buy only the best replacement parts!
Whether you grill every chance you get, or just occasionally,
please take care when purchasing your replacement parts! At Appliance Factory Parts,
we pride ourselves on giving you the highest quality parts at the
lowest possible price. We will beat any competitor's price by 5%.
If you have any questions, please visit our site!