Cleaning the Grids Off the Grill
From time to time, you will want to remove your SearMagic grids and do a more thorough cleaning—especially after marinades and sauces have burned and collected in the valleys, or after the SearMagic Grids have seen months of continuous use!
When the grids are cold soak them in a sink or tub filled with hot water and a grease-cutting dish soap like Dawn or Simple Green. This will soften the debris enough so you can easily remove it with a sponge or nylon scrubby pad. Do not use harsh cleaners that would require you to wear gloves. The chemicals can potentially react with the aluminum and cause it to pit.
Use a nylon scrubby pad on the raised rails, which will come clean with little effort. All other surfaces will blacken and become part of the seasoning so sink cleaning should be done only occasionally to preserve the seasoning.
IMPORTANT: Over time, it is normal for color change (bronze to black) to occur on these aluminum grids.