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Charcoal vs. Propane Grills

Posted: February 12, 2024

The difference and benefits of each

gas grills Garner, NC Many of us here in North Carolina love to spend time outside grilling when the weather is right! Sometimes there is nothing better than a warm afternoon spent outside with family and friends eating fresh food right off the grill.

Those of us who do grill know that there is a decision to make when it comes to the type of grill we cook on and that decision is usually charcoal grills versus propane grills. After all, these are the most popular types of grills that are out there on the market.

But what exactly is the difference and which type of grill is more beneficial?

How do charcoal grills and propane grills compare?

While all this may be evident from their names, charcoal grills use charcoal to get hot and cook food while propane grills use gas – specifically propane – for cooking purposes.

Your standard charcoal grill usually just consists of legs, a metal charcoal chamber and a grill grate. Their simple set up tends to save buyers money on purchasing costs.

A propane gas grill has a more complex set up since they include a propane gas tank and a frame. This makes them a little pricier to buy.

Benefits of charcoal grills

The fact that they are usually less expensive than propane gas grills isn’t the only plus charcoal grills have to offer. Charcoal grills also:

Benefits of propane gas grills

Using propane in general is very beneficial and advantageous. When it comes to propane gas grills specifically they offer the below benefits:

Get your propane grill and grill tank refills from K.B. Johnson

If you’re in Central North Carolina and are looking to incorporate propane into your home’s outdoor space, K.B. Johnson can help! We sell a wide variety of grills from top name brands such as Primo, Wilmington, Broilmaster, AOG, FireMagic and Phoenix. Stop by our showroom and take a look!

Not only can we help you find a grill, but K.B. Johnson also sells, installs, services and repairs all propane household appliances. We also offer propane cylinder refills.

Contact us today to learn more about our propane services.

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