Ready for a barbecue? Save money on grills, patio furniture.

Summertime means it is time to have a barbecue. This week, readers can save $221 on a gas grill and find other deals on patio furniture.

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    Mark Alterman cooks meat on his outdoor island grill in North Easton, Mass. in 2002. Shoppers can save big on grills this week if they use a coupon code.
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The sun is out and so are some of the season's best deals for the patio. Whether you're ready to fire up a new grill or just lounge around in a new deck chair, we've rounded up a bunch of deals to get your summer started right. Save $221 on a Char-Broil gas grill, get $74 off a 10-foot umbrella, and nab a Ty Pennington patio set for $415 off list price.

  1. Char-Broil Commercial 3-Burner Gas Grill with Side Burner
    Store: Lowe's
    Price: $309.20 via coupon code "47000LOWES0664S" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $221
    Expires: June 16

    Is It Worth It?: Because grilling is the unofficial cooking style of summer, it behooves you to have a great grill with which to cook.You'll save on operating costs if you opt for a propane grill, like this Char-Broil Commercial 3-burner gas grill. Coupon code "47000LOWES0664S" cuts this 30,000-BTU grill down to $309, which is a $221 price low. Featuring TRU-Infrared technology and porcelain-coated cast iron cooking grates, this advanced grill also boasts a 13,000-BTU side burner.

    If the model above isn't right for you, be sure to check out the rest of the Char-Broil Commercial gas grills on sale at Lowe's. These grills have been marked 20 percent off, and you'll even get an extra $10 off via coupon code "47000LOWES0664S." Choose in-store pickup to dodge the $79 delivery fee.

  2. Kenmore 4-Burner Gas Grill with Side Burner
    Store: Sears
    Price: $184.99 via coupon code "SEARS5OFF50" with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $100

    Is It Worth It?: Should the Char-Broil model above be out of your price range, you can still score a great propane grill. Coupon code "SEARS5OFF50" drops this Kenmore 4-burner gas grill in Red down to just $185, a savings of $100. That's a great deal on this 53,000-BTU grill, which features a spacious 589 sq. in. cooking space and porcelain-enameled cast iron cooking grids.

    Outdoor cooks can save big at Sears, where a large selection of gas and charcoal grills have been marked up to 20 percent off with an extra 5 percent off. Better yet, coupon code "SEARS5OFF50" cuts $5 off orders of $50 or more, and coupon code "SEARS35OFF300AFFILIATEDEALS" takes $35 off $300 or more. (The coupons do not stack.) Opt for in-store pickup to avoid shipping charges, which start at around $10.

  3. Living Accents 10-foot Round Offset Umbrella
    Store: Ace Hardware
    Price: $79.99 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $74

    Is It Worth It?: Light up your summer nights and stay cool in the day with the Living Accents 10-foot Offset Umbrella. This big, round umbrella features 40 solar-powered LED lights that provide the perfect ambiance for an outdoor party. Opt for pickup at your local Ace to save $74 on this dual-purpose umbrella.

  4. Ty Pennington Style Parkside 4-Piece Deep Seating Set
    Store: Sears
    Price: $684.99 via coupon code "SEARS35OFF300" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $415

    Is It Worth It?: With its vintage look, the Ty Pennington Style Parkside set will create an inviting place for your guests to hang out when the weather's warm. This 4-piece set drops to $685 when you apply coupon code "SEARS35OFF300," a killer savings of $415. The set includes a loveseat, two chairs, and a coffee table, all featuring weather-resistant steel frames and fabric.

  5. Mainstays Spring Creek Chaise Lounge
    Store: Walmart
    Price: $79 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $60

    Is It Worth It?: Summer is the ideal time to put your feet up and soak in the sunshine, so this Mainstays Spring Creek chaise lounge couldn't be more perfect. A $60 price low at $79, this chaise lounge features a steel frame, adjustable back, and removable cushion.

    Now is a great time to furnish your whole exterior at Walmart, where a selection of patio furniture has been marked up to 41 percent off. With prices starting at $45, you're sure to find the perfect outdoor pieces for your place. Best of all, many items qualify for free shipping.

Marcy Bonebright is a features writer for, where this article first appeared:

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