The gas stove remains kitchen equipment accessible to all. If the best bargains price of a classic model goes from 200 to 400 euros, that of a mixed cooker generally varies between 250 and 800 euros.

Great cooks and cooking enthusiasts will be able to opt for cooking pianos, but it takes between 600 and 7,000 euros.

It all depends on the number of burners and options as well as other features like power, safety, and ease of cleaning. To be sure of acquiring efficient and robust equipment.

Why buy a good gas stove?

For visual control of the fire

The main advantage of the stove is that you can control the heat through a visual control of the fire. This is a type of cooker that allows you to make different cooking, either to simmer a dish for a long time or to grab the meat.

This offers the possibility to easily and instantly adjust the cooking temperature since the power of the flame can be adjusted immediately using the burner control buttons.

To save money

In addition to better control of temperature, the other major advantage of the stove is its cost. It is a much cheaper cooking material than electric, glass-ceramic and induction models. In addition, the gas stove offers a considerable saving on energy consumption. Cooking with this type of equipment is more economical than using electrical appliances because the price of gas is more accessible than electricity.

The different types of gas stoves

Classic gas stove

The oldest cook used by our grandmothers. Still used today by several fireplaces, the classic gas stove is composed of a hob and gas oven. It allows cooking gas both on the plates and in the oven. This is the cheapest model on the market.

The mixed model

Unlike the traditional gas stove, the mixed model consists of gas and electric cooking plates as well as an electric oven. The advantage of this type of cooker is that it remains functional even in the event of a gas cut because it is possible to use the electric plates. The gas cooker also allows to simply alternate according to the preparations.

How to connect a gas stove?

It is important to follow a few steps to properly connect a gas stove and use it safely. But first of all, you must first check that it has all the injectors and elements necessary for the connection to natural gas, city or gas cylinder. Also, consider the configuration of the shutoff valve on your cooking equipment.

Once you have done the checks, start by closing the gas supply of your house. Connect the hose to the stopcock and be the hose clamp with a screwdriver. Then fix the pacifier on the fitting of your gas stove, fit the pipe then tighten the hose clamp. If you have a range equipped with a standard screw-threaded tap, simply screw the hose directly onto the stopcock and onto the fitting.

How to clean your gas stove?

Most stoves today have an automatic cleaning system by pyrolysis or catalysis. Effective devices, but not enough for a deep wash. Here are some tips to make your cooking appliance look new.

Start by cleaning the burners by rubbing them with a cloth, sponge or an old toothbrush soaked in a little white vinegar to clean the stains. If the burners are very dirty, cheat them in the white vinegar overnight and rinse them with clean water before wiping them with a soft cloth. In order to easily remove traces of fat or burn around the fireplaces, you can use baking soda.

Once your burners are clean, proceed to clean the injectors to prevent them from clogging. All you have to do is remove the dirt with a horsehair brush so that the hairs are gently inserted into the small holes.

To clean the grates, take a sponge and some Marseille soap. Rub them to remove greasy deposits before rinsing with clean water.

Finally, to clean the oven, first, wipe the grease residue with a sponge. Take another soaked with a few drops of dishwashing liquid and wipe the inside of the oven before rinsing with warm water.

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