Extra Seasonal Maintenance
Spring--In addition to all of the things you should do year round, there are a few extra things be on the lookout for during the springtime. These are:
Caring for the Aluminum Casting Exterior--To care for the aluminum casting exterior, you will need to clean and paint it. Cleaning can be done with a gentle soap and water. Then sand it lightly with medium emery or fine sandpaper. Wipe away the residue with a vinegar and water mixture and then rinse with water only. After it is dry, paint it with paint specially formulated to withstand high temperatures and after the paint has dried, bake it on by turning the grill on for 15 minutes at a medium heat setting.
Gas Cylinder--the gas cylinder needs to be inspected for damage or corrosion. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, you will need to repace this part.
Summer--Summertime requires nothing extra than what the regular care and maintenance of your grill requires, particularly since this is the time of the year in which you will be using your grill most often and will be checking it on a consistent basis.
Fall and Winter--These are the seasons that are most likely to see your grill stored away for a while. Before you do this, and in addition to the regular care and maintenance items you should do before storage, you should:
Gas Cylinder--If you plan to store your gas grill in an indoor location, you need to remove the gas cylinder for safety.