What happens if your Traeger gets rained on?

What happens if your Traeger gets rained on?

What happens if your Traeger gets rained on?

Traeger grills are not waterproof. If a Traeger product is in the rain or outside during wet weather, you must take precautions to ensure the Traeger grill remains dry. Allowing moisture into the pellet hopper may cause damage or jam the auger. Traeger grills should be covered when not in use.

Can you run a smoker in the rain?

As long as the fire stays lit and the temperature does not vary too drastically, you can absolutely smoke meat in the rain. Make sure that your smoker is shut tight and you should have no problems. However, if the rain is too cold, it could prolong the cooking time due to temperature changes.

Can Traeger stay outside?

If you don't live in sunny Florida or the dry desert of Arizona, you may need to bundle. If you live in a region that reaches 35°F or colder, simply wrap up your rig with an insulation blanket and keep on cooking outdoors on your Traeger, year-round.

Can you leave your Traeger outside?

Pellet Grill Smokers can be left outside in mild climates, however, in winter months they should be stored in a garage. Pellet Grill Smokers are not designed for exposed sun or rain. They should always be in a covered roof area.

Will rain hurt my electric smoker?

Can You Use an Electric Smoker While it's Raining? The short answer is YES! Plenty of electric smoker users have successfully used their smoker while it's raining without any issues at all.

How do I protect my smoker from rain?

Don't push it if it's raining too hard. Store your smoker in a dry space with a cover on. Use a BBQ canopy to block rain if you absolutely have to use an electric smoker in the rain. A BBQ canopy is also just a great accessory to have around – they're versatile and provide value in both rainy and sunny conditions.

Will rain ruin a pellet grill?

You don't have to cook lunch on your stovetop, just because it's drizzly outside. With a little planning, you can use your pellet grill in the rain. If rain does land on your grill, be sure to dry it off and cover it after use. Remember, to take all the precautions you can to keep those wood pellets dry!

Can a pellet grill get wet?

We do not recommend exposing any pellet pit to direct rain for a few reasons. First, of course, is the electrical components. While they likely will not be damaged, it is best to keep them dry as possible.

Are electric smokers weatherproof?

No, but they are durable enough to survive an unintentional spill that comes from the water pan or a sprinkling of rain. To prevent issues with them getting wet, it is best to store them inside, or at least get a waterproof cover for them.

Can you use a Traeger in the wind?

When I was cooking with my Traeger, any significant wind would shut down my smoke. With the Mak, it is so sealed that wind is not a problem.

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