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Propane Vs. Natural Gas Grills: What’s The Difference?

Propane vs. natural gas grills north carolina

When it comes to convenient, precision outdoor grilling, nothing beats cooking with gas. The question is, which gas?

Both propane and natural gas grills have their advantages and disadvantages. Which one is right for you? Let’s take a look.

Natural gas grills

The biggest advantage of natural gas grills is that they’re convenient: because the gas comes from a built-in line, you won’t need to bother with tank cylinder refills.

But remember: using a natural gas grill is only possible if you have a natural gas line on your property, which might not be possible. In fact, compared to propane, a natural gas grill has several important disadvantages:

Propane gas grills

The biggest advantage of a propane gas grill when compared to a natural gas grill is flexibility. A propane grill can be powered by a propane cylinder or, using a propane box, connected to your home’s primary propane tank. That means you can operate your propane grill as part of a built-in outdoor kitchen OR move it anywhere inside or outside your outdoor living space.

That makes propane grills a great option for people who spend a lot of time in places like campgrounds, beaches, or anywhere away from home.

Propane grills are typically also less expensive than a similarly-featured natural gas grill.

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