Keep Your Big Green Egg Performing at it's Best – Leisure Time Inc.

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The Big Green Egg is crafted to offer a lifetime of pleasure. Its construction quality and durability are unmatched, supported by a lifetime warranty. Many EGG enthusiasts utilize their grills year-round, enduring all weather conditions. To ensure your EGG maintains peak performance, it's advisable to conduct routine maintenance and an annual "Spring Cleaning." These simple tasks are swift and straightforward, swiftly returning you to the joy of cooking.

 

Regular maintenance of your Big Green Egg ensures optimal performance and longevity. Here's a guide to keep your grill in top shape:

1. Ash Cleanup

  • Remove ash every 3-5 cooks when the EGG is cold.
  • Use the ash tool to pull out old ash through the draft door.
  • Clearing ash buildup promotes proper airflow in the firebox.
  • Annually, remove internal ceramics to clean ash behind the firebox.

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2. Convenient Cleanup

  • Utilize a Big Green Egg Stainless Steel Fire Bowl for easy charcoal removal.
  • Use the Ash Tool to transfer ash onto the Ash Removal Pan.

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3. Hardware Inspection

  • Check nuts, bolts, casters, nest, and handler bolts for tightness and alignment.
  • Regularly inspect band hardware for dome-to-base alignment.

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4. Exterior Care

  • The Big Green Egg's green exterior features a lifetime glaze for easy cleaning.
  • Wipe clean with mild detergent and a damp, non-abrasive cloth.

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5. Interior Maintenance

  • Residual heat burns off grease build-up, similar to a self-cleaning oven.
  • The convEGGtor and Pizza & Baking Stones develop a natural patina.
  • Scrape off baked-on food with a stiff, dry brush or plastic scraper.
  • Wipe with a damp cloth; do not soak in water or place in the dishwasher.

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6. Gasket Inspection

  • Check the gasket annually for smoke leaks or signs of wear.
  • Replace with the High-Performance Gasket Kit if needed.

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Conclusion

By following these maintenance tips, you'll ensure that your Big Green Egg remains in top condition, ready to deliver exceptional grilling experiences for years to come.

 

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