How to Measure > Kettle + Smoker Grill Covers
To measure for kettle grill covers and smoker grill covers, review the drawings and follow these step-by-step guidelines:
H = Height, determined by measuring from the top of the grill or smoker down to the ground.
L = Length, found simply by measuring from left to right across the front of the grill or smoker.
W = Width (also called depth), found by measuring the grill or smoker from front to back.
Dia = Diameter on round kettle grills and smokers, found by measuring from one side of the item across to the opposite side.
- Kettle grill covers and smoker covers aren't intended to touch the ground so that air can properly circulate underneath the cover. Don't worry if the cover doesn't come all the way down to the ground.
- Bigger is better, so select a kettle grill cover or smoker cover size that's slightly larger than your kettle grill or smoker dimensions.
- Allow your grill to cool down before covering to prevent the outdoor cover from getting damaged. A good rule of thumb is to wait until you can place your hand on the grill or smoker near the heat source and hold it without having to remove it. If the grill passes this cool down test, then it can be covered.