How to Get Your Grill Sparkling

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Barbecue grills can get really dirty over time. Luckily, it's easy to clean your grill from top to bottom, inside and out, using ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda. This all-natural cleaning method will help remove grease and grime on even the dirtiest grills.

Things You'll Need

  • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda

  • Water

  • Scrub brush

  • Sponge

  • Wire grill brush

Step 1: Remove all grates from the grill.

For charcoal grills, take out the grill grate out and remove any charcoal and ashes. For gas grills, unhook the gas line and remove the grates and any other items that may have dropped through the grates.



Step 2: Rinse out the grill with water.

Use a garden hose or bucket of water to rinse out the inside of the grill.

Step 3: Use baking soda paste to clean inside of the grill.

In a bowl, make a paste of three parts baking soda and one part water. Using a scrub brush, clean the inside of the grill. If the grease and grime are hard to remove, sprinkle with more baking soda. This will help loosen the grease and burned-on bits. Rinse the grill again, removing any leftover residue from the baking soda.


Step 4: Use baking soda to clean the grill grate.

Make a paste of three parts baking soda and one part water to clean grill grates. Rub the paste onto the grill grates using a sponge and work the paste into the grates. For tough-to-remove grease or burned-on food, use a wire grill brush for extra scrubbing power. Rinse with water.

Step 5: Air dry the grill and grates.

Replace the grill grate and leave the grill open to air-dry before using.


It's a good idea to clean your grill and grill grates every few months to help extend the life of your grill and keep it working properly.


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