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Outdoor Grills – Know the Facts

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Summer is here, and everyone is getting ready to enjoy the outdoors.  Homeowners with swimming pools and outdoor kitchens are getting ready for entertaining, especially when it comes to having a barbecue.

Nowadays, outdoor living is going stronger than ever.  It means having a lovely patio, a pavilion or a pergola, complete with an outdoor kitchen and don’t forget the swimming pool!  Grills play an essential role in outdoor kitchens.  There are many to choose from, but which one should you choose?

Platinum Pools’ team of experts can help select the type of grill you need for your outdoor space.  Here are a few of different grills that are available when building your dream backyard:


A grill containing a 3-burner stainless steel gas barbecue.  It delivers 45k BTUs of power.   It has a built-in Igniter for each burner.   It has a built-in thermometer on top of the grill.    The enclosure and the bar burners are built with durable stainless steel.  The Steer grill also features a single piece hood, thermometer, built-in trim kit, and more.



Full of power and features to make your outdoor cooking a sizzling experience, the Angus model has a 30-inch stainless steel drop-in grill, designed for an outdoor kitchen island.  It has a lifetime warranty on the firebox, cooking grates, and premium stainless-steel cast bar burner.



With a five-solid cast stainless steel burners and rotisserie kit, the Brahma grill has a technology that minimizes hot and cold spots and gives you even heating distribution.  With a heavy-duty temperature gauge, it helps measure internal temperatures, so your food comes out perfect every time.



If you want the largest grill in the neighborhood, then the Diablo model is for you.  This item has a 6-burner stainless steel built-in gas with an Infrared back burner.  It boasts over 100k BTU’s of power.  It also comes with an even heating distribution technology, reducing hot and cold spots and a leveling grilling surface.


Griddle 24″ Commercial Style

Offers a high-performance built-in griddle that combines quality and affordability. It has a 304 stainless steel construction with three heavy-duty 15,000 BTU stainless steel welded burners for high-performance cooking.  The chromium plated griddle provides plenty of cooking surface area. The control knobs offer easy heat control while the ultra-reliable ignition gives the simplest of push-and-turn griddle startups.  


Power Burner

A side burner or a stovetop burner is very similar to a kitchen stove designed for outdoor kitchens.  The great use of this item is that you can use anything you usually cook in a regular stovetop.  Any recipe can go outdoors with a power burner.  A power burner has a solid 304 stainless steel cooking grate and high-quality brass burners that deliver heat to 61k BTU.


Double Side Burner

Like a power burner, a side burner helps to cook what you normally do in an indoor kitchen.  Great for simmer, sauté, boil and more.  It has a 30k BTU burners with a 304 Grade 16 Gauge Stainless Steel enclosure, porcelain cast iron grates, and brass cap burners. 

Double Side Burner

Infrared Searing Grill Burner

If you happen to choose or have an Angus or Brahma, the infrared searing grill burner gives an added grilling technique option.  It helps to lock in the juices from beef, poultry or fish.  With 20,000 BTUs of heating power, the Bull Searing burner is ideal for searing meats or chops. This infrared burner replaces one cast stainless steel burner in a Bull Premium gas grill.

infared burner

Kamado Grills

If anyone is looking for versatility, then the Kamado is what any cooking aficionado wants.  It is one of the most versatile cooking tools found amongst the variety of grills and barbecues on the market.  This form of grilling is not only good for roasting and smoking meat and fish but also is perfect as an oven for cooking at low temperatures.  Due to its ceramic construction, cooking with a Kamado Grill helps preserve the real flavor of food.

*All Bull brand items are available in both natural gas and propane options.

If you are looking to transform your backyard from ordinary into extraordinary, from a swimming pool to an outdoor kitchen, our staff at Platinum Pools is ready to help.  Gives us a call at 281.870.1600 or visit our website for a free quote.