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How do I know when it's time to replace my gas grill burner?

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You know it's time to replace your Gas Grill Burner when :

  1. The uniform holes surrounding the burner have become larger holes. (This often occurs when one of the holes are clogged and more gas is forced through fewer holes)
  2. You see large flames coming from the top of the burner. This means that there may be a break in the burner.
  3. There are any weak points in the material (cast iron, cast stainless, stainless, aluminum) of the burner

Key tips to help you care for your burner thereby extending the life :

  1. When lighting your grill you may hear a pop. This is because Spiders and small insects like to set up home in the burner. Take a small venturi brush and clean the pipe side of the burner. 
  2. Take a small drill bit and clean out each hole as they will get clogged by grease and ash. 
  3. Gently tap the bottom of the burner (the side that goes over the valve stem) and knock out any debris
  4. If you have a cast iron burner you may want to lightly coat it with cooking oil to keep the iron from drying out and flaking into large chunks.

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