Among most BBQ grills, porcelain grill grates are popular as they hold heat well and are rust-resistant. However, cleaning porcelain grill grates can lend themselves to be tricky as they chip easily if scrubbed with a hard grill brush. To clean this type of grill grate properly, use a soft bristle grill brush (see LANDMANN grill brushes here). You can also apply household products or a professional grill cleaner if the porcelain grill grates are really coated in grease and coarsest incrustations.
Grill grates are easier to clean when they are warm. Bring the empty grill back up to maximum temperature again with the lid closed for 10 to 15 minutes to burn off any excess food. Then turn off the grill and let it cool for a few minutes so the brush bristles won’t melt. Any remaining ashes can be easily removed with a brass brush – never with a steel brush.
When cleaning your grill grates, you want to take the brush and run it diagonally along the grates. This should be done with smooth, fluid motions from the front of the grill grates to the back. Running the brush diagonally over the grates, rather than straight over the grates will make it easier to remove food and grease on the grates.
- Do not scrub too hard on the grates as this can damage them.
- Use the scouring pad or toothbrush to get small or hard-to-reach areas. LANDMANN’s Patent Pending PTS+ cooking system featuring our Seamless Cooking Grate keep grease from building up by using a specially designed vertical center support bar that makes grease slide away. Read more about our innovative system by clicking here.