The Easy Way To Clean Your Grill Before Grilling Season

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I have to be totally transparent and tell you that our BBQ grill has not been cleaned in a long time. A loooooong time! To be totally honest, I can’t remember the last time Matt cleaned it??
Don’t judge us – I am just keeping it real.
We like to use our grill all year long. We have it on the deck right outside our back porch door so we don’t have to go far to use it when the weather isn’t the best. Since we use it all the time, it was getting pretty disgusting! DISGUSTING!
Hide your eyes and skip this before photo. icon
I warned you!
It was bad, huh?!
Embarrassing and bad (did I mention embarrassing??) but that is real life and the condition of our grill before we cleaned it.
Matt will usually use a wire grill brush to scrub the grates of the grill after we cook something, but it never really cleans it. It just brushes any pieces that were left on the grate. So, when I got the {aff}  SteamMachine from HomeRight, I wanted to give it a try on the grill first. 
After reading the instructions, we put the steamer together and got to work immediately. 
I created a little video to show you the entire process. 

I can’t believe the grill now! It looks so much better!!!
The {aff}  SteamMachine worked its magic on the grill and now I want to grill all our meals. If my grill can look like this after cleaning it, I will be doing it more and more and more. I will be able to remember when we cleaned it last because we will do it more often.
Since getting the Steam Machine, we have used it to clean all kinds of things. To see more tips and projects just like this one, head over to the blog at

Suggested materials:
  • Steam Machine   (HomeRight)
  • Distilled Water   (grocery store)
Lindsay Eidahl
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  • Hb Hb on Jan 24, 2019

    The link I followed was supposed to be about how to clean your pillow with vinegar. What happened to that ? and why am I seeing a post about cleaning my bbq.

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