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Now that summer has officially begun, it is time to warm up those barbecue grills and have a barbecue party. However, if you want to grill during the nighttime, you are in for a lot of trouble. This is because the limited lighting can cause you to make a lot of mistakes. The solution to this problem is easy to find and affordable as well. The answer to your nighttime grilling woes is the best grill light.
When picking a grill light, it is important that you pick a unit that is compatible with your current conditions. Moreover, you want your grill light to blend with the current lighting in your grilling area. This means that your grill light should not interfere with your barbecue. In addition to this, it is vital that your grill light can be clipped properly to the grill as you do not want to knock it off as you cook.
On top of that, you should be able to choose a model that is energy efficient as you would want to save up on money that may incur from your electricity bill. There are also times when your grill light can emit heat, which can cause burns. This is vital that you have to be careful when handling this equipment.
We have made a list of five of the most popular grill lights on the market today. We have tested them out so that you do not have to do it yourself. Find out how each of these models has fared in our review.
Barbecue Grill Light with 10 Super Bright LED Lights by Zeust
The next item on the list is the Barbecue Grill Light with 10 Super Bright LED Lights by Zeust. This model is equipped with ten super bright LED lights that have a luminous flux of 105 lumens. This means that your grilling area will be well lit even during the night. The clamp of this unit is made from zinc alloy, while the body is made from nylon glass fiber. This means that it is made sturdily and it can be used during light rains. Moreover, it can withstand the heat, provided that it does not go beyond 365 degrees Fahrenheit. When it comes to the installation, you can simply use the screw clamp that can be adjusted and attached to your griller. Apart from being a barbecue grill light, you can also use this for other activities. This model can serve as an alternate source of light because it operates similarly to a flashlight. This unit is powered using three AA batteries. You can use this barbecue grill light for eighteen hours of regular operation. However, you can maximize the use of this unit for fifty hours. This can be possible if you use the automatic off feature of the Barbecue Grill Light with 10 Super Bright LED Lights by Zeust. Your purchase entitles you to sixty days of money-back guarantee and a lifetime replacement warranty.
The Authentic Grilluminator Grill Light
The Authentic Grilluminator Grill Light is another efficient grill light that is able to light up your barbecue at night. It is equipped with a LED light that can illuminate brightly for 50,000 hours. It was able to produce 100 lumens. This LED light is also weather resistant that allows you to continue grilling during light rains. However, I still try to avoid using it during lights. On one hand, minimal moisture would no have any negative effect on the Grilluminator. In order to begin operation, you need to power it up using three AAA batteries. The clamp is shaped in the letter to C to ensure that you can easily adjust it and it can remain securely attached to your grilling area. You can even attach it to other spaces that are not properly lit. Moreover, it is also rather lightweight at only 0.3 pounds. It blends perfectly with my outdoor light that was not sufficient enough to light up my grilling space. It was not very bright that it ended up interfering with my line of sight. Moreover, it was lit sufficiently to ensure that I can see my barbecue clearly. However, if you are not pleased with your purchase, the manufacturers of this product will replace or refund your payment.
Grill Kindle Barbecue Grill Light with Super Bright LED Lights
Another grill light on this list is the Grill Kindle Barbecue Grill Light with Super Bright LED Lights. There are ten bright LED lights that can be rotated at 190 degrees. The coverage area of the light can be a bit limited so that can be a worry when you have a huge barbecue. This allows you to adjust the lighting as you please. The body of this unit is made from ABS plastic, which makes it resistant to heat and long lasting. It can be resistant to moisture, but it is better if you do not allow it to be exposed during light rains. Moreover, it is equipped with a power button that is sensitive to your touch. You may accidentally turn it on unintentionally, but it automatically switches off within five minutes after it is left untouched. In terms of the clamp, you can adjust it easily and it is able to fit grill handles of up to 1.45. You can easily mount this to your griller without any hassle. This model is also reasonably prices as it is one of the cheapest grill lights on the market today. However, it would not be able to fit Kettle grills.
Barbecue Grill Light by Knight Lighter
The final grill light on the list is the Barbecue Grill Light by Knight Lighter. It is equipped with a power button that is sensitive to touch. You can immediately turn on ten LED lights that produce 105 lumens when needed. It is made from nylon glass fiber, which is a military grade material that allows for its unquestionable durability. Moreover, the clamp is made from an 11 gauge steel, which ensures that your grill light will be safely attached to your barbecue without accidentally falling off. This means that you can continue to use this during light rains or hot temperature. The bulb produces a brighter light while utilizing less power. This grill light is able to illuminate a large surface, which makes it grilling an easier task. It is powered using three batteries that can light up for twenty to fifty hours. You can safely install it using a mini screwdriver. You can use this grill light in a variety of ways as it is able to provide versatility when it comes to its function. This means you should not limit the use of your grill light to your grilling area as you can clamp it to your closet or any unlit areas.
Weber 7516 Grill Out Handle Light
The first grill light that we have tested during a barbecue is the Weber 7516 Grill Out Handle Light. It was easy to power up as it uses a manual switch to turn on and off, but you can also use a tilt sensor activator to power it up. It automatically lights up when you lift the cover and it immediately turns off the minute that you close the lid. In order for this unit to work, you need to use three AAA batteries that can last for twenty hours. The LED bulbs can brightly light up for ten thousand hours. This grill light is resistant to heat and moisture due to the glass-reinforced nylon construction. You can easily mount this to your griller, but the light can only be used in the round handle style. It fits the barbecue properly and securely so I do not need to worry about the security of my grill light. In terms of the illumination, it is able to light up my entire grilling surface, which allows me to conserve energy as I do not need to turn on the main light. However, it is extremely vital that this grill light should not be exposed to moisture as it can affect the quality of this product.
And that is a wrap…
We have reviewed five of the best grill lights that we can find.
Some of the units were considerably better than the others, while some failed incredibly. There were models that are resistant to light moisture, while other grill lights immediately got destroyed after exposure to light rains. There were models that are easy to install and can be attached securely, while others maintain a steady grip on the grilling area.
This is why it is vital that you should check the quality of your grill light before making a purchase as you would want you would not want to compromise the taste of your barbecue due to a poorly lit surface. You may end up burning your barbecue if you do not have a clear line of sight.
We hope our review has helped you in making a choice to ensure that your barbecue experience will become better.