Benefits of Gas Cooktops

If you love cooking, you may already know that gas cooktops offer many advantages over electric options. These cooking wonders are not only more effective at cooking a wide variety of foods but can also raise the value of your home, making them a great investment as well.

Gas cooktops, including all types, such as inserts and integrated models, have risen in popularity greatly in recent years. The demand for these cooktops is high right now, and there are a few reasons for this; so, let’s take a look at them.

More Even Heat Distribution

Gas cooktops are typically fed by natural gas that is ignited and creates an even circle of flame underneath your pot or pan. This circle creates an even distribution of heat that is far easier to cook with. Plus, you may avoid more than one burnt meal and hard to clean pan.

Highly Accurate Temperature Control

For accurate control of cooktop temperatures, gas cooktops can be your best friend. With electric options, you can certainly get a dish cooked, but it can be hard to figure out what temperature a setting is giving you.

But, with a gas cooktop, it is easy and intuitive to judge by the visible flame. Plus, there is no median lying between your pot or pan and the heat source like with glass top electric ranges; so, the heat can immediately start the cooking.

Shorter Cooking Times

With an electric cooktop, once you turn them on, they need to take time to heat up. However, with a gas cooktop, once you turn it on, the flame is right there; so, you have immediate heat. Plus, once you turn it off, the heat source is gone immediately. Whereas, with electric cooktops, just like they need time to heat up, they also need time to cool down. This can lead to a lot of burns and is a far bigger risk to safety compared to a gas cooktop, which cools quickly.

Great During a Power Outage

When the power goes out, what are you going to do? Well, with a gas cooktop, it could be cooking a great meal for you and the family. With a gas cooktop, electricity isn’t needed to cook, which clearly is a benefit electric options cannot offer.

Keeps Kitchens Cooler

In hot climates, cooking with an electric range can be a pain that leaves the kitchen, and sometimes the rest of the house, way too hot. But, with gas, the lack of wasted heat means that your kitchen will stay a lot cooler. This is a lot more comfortable, better for the environment, and you will notice the difference on your next energy bill.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of benefits to using a gas cooktop, from keeping the temperatures in your kitchen down to heating up your food a lot faster. Gas offers a better cooking experience that most professional chefs refuse to go without. So, do yourself a favor today, and join the trend in choosing gas cooktops.

Contact Us

If you are looking to take your cooking to the next level with a gas cooktop, contact J Griffin Heating & Plumbing. Our experienced team has more than thirty years of experience helping homeowners with their gas appliance installations. Call us at 781-520-1212 and connect with us on Facebook.