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Types And Usage Of Cooktops

Gas stoves in the kitchen have gone under so much transformation and emerged as a useful yet stylish essential of the kitchen. Purchasing a cooktop is a tiresome task. Nowadays the market is flooded with so many options that it is rather a difficult task to choose the right one. The cook top you opt should be easy to use, easy to maintain and sturdy enough to last you years.

The various types and usage of cooktops are listed below:

•Gas Cooktops: Burners that feature a visible cooking flame and a wide range of temperature setting are known as gas cooktops. Gas cooktops are typically more expensive than electric models, but are usually cheaper to operate and serve you for a long period of time. It takes more time for heat to generate in a gas cooktops as compared to electric cooktops. Gas stoves tend to accommodate pans and pots with rounded and flat bases and they can handle all sizes.

Gas Cooktop •Electric Smoothtops: An electric smoothtop is a cooktop that features a solid ceramic glass cooking surface with heat elements built underneath. It is popular because it’s cooking surface heats and cools down easily. In a smooth-top conventional electric cooktop, the burner coils are hidden beneath a ceramic glass surface. The top looks classy and modern and is easier to clean. Ceramic glass cooktops are generally more expensive than standard coil burner cooktops.

•Electric Coil: Electric coil cooktops provides an even heat for cooking and can be used with many different types of cookware. This cooktop uses electric coils that heats quickly and evenly. All types of pots and pans can be used in this type of cooktop. These burners retain heat for quite some time and even after turning off, it will remain hot for a short period as well. The spills on the open coils are difficult to clean up.

•Induction Cooktops: Induction cooktops do not get heated, but only heat the cookware and the food inside. Induction cooktops are energy efficient because they don't use traditional radiant heat and they heat food and liquids more quickly than traditional cooktops.

Induction Cooktop Choose the one that is suitable for your kitchen.