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For a clean grill: Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge

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Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponges


Every backyard griller has his or her favorite tools, but if Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponges aren't included, the toolbox is incomplete.

Let's face it, as much time is devoted to cleaning equipment and accessories as actual grilling. At least it should be if we were regularly diligent in cleanliness. That's where Scotch-Brite sponges come into play.

The Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge is a regular sponge on one side with an abrasive Scotch-Brite scrubbing pad on the other. That's two levels of cleaning power. While the scrubbing pad breaks down tough and stubborn food build up, the sponge side stands ready to finish the job.

Besides the grill itself, these sponges work wonders on utensils, work surfaces, cast iron cookware, pots and pans or anything else the grill can throw at them.

Recently, there's been an issue with wire bristles from wire brushes used to clean the grill's cooking grates. They have separated from the brush and stuck to the grates. The bristles then transferred to the food and were ingested, resulting in a hospital visit for the victim. Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponges will alleviate that danger. The flexibility of the sponge forces the abrasive pad down between the grates for a pretty thorough cleaning. For tougher, burnt-on residue, a wire brush may still be required, but a quick follow-up scrub with the scrubbing pad will help assure the removal of any dislocated wire bristles before they can pose any danger.

There's no doubt that Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponges are a grill master’s cleaning buddy. They're versatile, sturdy and hard working. After a short break in the dishwasher, they're sanitized, cleaned and ready to return to duty. The only downfall to this product is they tend to wander off to other cleaning jobs. Buy several and hide a few.

Available anywhere cleaning products are sold. For more information on Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Scrub Sponges, visit their website:

  • Removes tough, baked-on messes 50% faster than other sponges.
  • Number 1 selling scrub sponge brand in America
  • Removes tough, baked-on messes 50% faster than other competitive sponges
  • Great for the kitchen, garage and outdoors
  • Sanitize in the dishwasher and reuse!
  • Size: 4.5 in x 2.7 in x 0.6 in

To learn more about the issue with wire brush bristles, read: Barbecue dangers: barbecue brush bristles