* As the weather warms up, now’s the time to break out the BBQ
* Grill mats help protect your outdoor area from grease stains and food splatter
* Enjoy the same char-grilled flavor, with none of the mess
Summer. It’s a time for perfecting your tan, beers on the beach, and good old-fashioned, all-American cookouts. However, before you invite all your friends and family over for a BBQ feast, think about the health of your patio or deck.
While you may love the smoky, char-grilled flavor that comes from a charcoal grill (or a gas one), they can also pose a serious threat through grease stains, oil splatter and marinade spills. No matter the design or material of your outdoor area, these grill mats can ensure you get all the joys of outdoor cooking, from flavor to texture, without the pain of having to scrub out persistent stains. Crack open a beer, toss on a grill mat, and set your mind to mastering the perfect steak.
1. Grillaholics Grill Mat
An Amazon bestseller, this durable mat is thin enough to still leave you with the desired grill marks, while also keeping your grill and BBQ clean. Able to withstand temperatures of up to 500 degrees, this grill mat also dishwasher-safe, making clean up a breeze.
2. Kona Best BBQ Grill Mat
Simply lay this grill mat on a grill grate, roughly seven inches above the coals, and enjoy the same authentic smoky flavor, with none of the mess. This grill mat is able to withstand temperatures of up to 600 degrees, and has up to 1000 uses per side.
3. Copper Grill Mat and Bake Mat
Available in a pack of five, these sheets have a PTFE Teflon Fiberglass coating, which means you can cook clean and easy without worrying about stains. If it’s not the best size for your cooking apparatus, you can trim it to fit the grill, or to fit the shape of whatever you’re cooking.
4. Drymate Gas Grill Mat
This grill mat has specially-designed absorbent properties, so it quickly dissipates any oils or grease that may potentially harm your patio. It’s also backed with non-slip, waterproof material, keeping the mat firmly in place so you can focus on getting the perfect even finish.