What’s the Best Grill for You?

The is a lot of information out there about what type of grill is best and many barbeque enthusiasts feel the grill they have is the best whether it is a charcoal, gas, electric, or pellet grill. In reality, the best grill for you will be the one that fits into your budget, your needs, and your lifestyle.

With a wide range of grills for sale in Wheeling, it is important to determine what you want to get out of a grill before making a decision. Things to consider during your search:

  • Do you want to grill quickly with less effort or is flavor more important?
  • How much space do you have to accommodate a grill?
  • Are there any restrictions from local ordinances that will limit the grill you can get?

Charcoal Grills


With charcoal, you can achieve flavor superior to what a gas grill can provide. Even though the flavor may be better, there are other factors to consider with charcoal. You will need to purchase briquettes or lump coal charcoal regularly and you need to make sure you have enough on hand every time you plan to grill.

Charcoal also takes more time to be ready to cook, roughly 20 to 30 minutes from when it is lit. Unlike gas, charcoal cannot be turned off, requires more space to prevent fires, and if you grill frequently, you will spend more money in fuel than with a gas grill.


Gas Grills


Offering good flavor, versatility, and convenience, gas grills are one of the most commonly sold grilling options. Gas grills are lit with the push goGas Grills Wheeling a button and can heat up within 10 minutes, making it a great option for frequent grillers.

Gas grills will require either a natural gas line or a propane tank that you replace each time it is empty. This type of grill also requires a decent amount of space because it cannot be used too close to any structure.


Electric Grills


Although they offer the last authentic grill flavor, they are the most versatile option when it comes to grilling. They heat up quickly and require no fuel other than an electrical outlet, allowing you to use them almost anywhere. Because many electric grills do not reach a temperature as high as a charcoal or a gas grill, you will lose a lot of flavors and will not be able to sear foods like you can with other grilling options.


Pellet Grills


With gas, charcoal and electric being among the most popular types of grills, pellets grills are a great option that many people overlook. Pellet grills work by burning hardwood pellets made from wood scraps. With this type of fuel, the pellet grill offers a true hardwood flavor and can also be used as smokers for additional flexibility. On the other hand, pellets can be difficult to locate and can be pricey. As for cost, a pellet grill could cost about as much as a quality gas grill.


If you are looking for a new grill to suit your summer grilling needs, check out Fireplace ‘n’ Fixins’ variety of charcoal, gas, electric, and pellet grills. Our Wheeling area professionals will help you weigh the options and find the grill that best suits your needs!