Best Gas Cooktop

Best Gas CooktopsBest Gas Cooktop

Although choosing to use a gas cooktop is an easy decision choosing the best gas cooktop to have in your kitchen can be a bit more challenging.

Today, many people, including many of the world’s top chefs, prefer to use a gas cooktop over an electric cooktop. Although there are different reasons for choosing gas over electric, the biggest reason is that you can control the heat of a gas burner much more so than with an electric burner. Additionally, with an electric burner you need to wait for the burner to heat up where as with a gas burner you will have the heat you need right away.

When it comes to choosing the best gas cooktop for your kitchen you will find that there are many different brands to choose from as well as many different options. One of the most important things you need to decide before making a decision is how many burners are you going to want to have. Typically you are going to find that most gas cooktops have 4 burners however you will also be able to find models that have 2, 3 and even 5 burners. Additionally you will find that the the configuration and size of the burners will vary.

Something else to consider when choosing a gas cooktop is the amount of BTU’s (British Thermal Units) that each burner produces, the more BTU’s that the burner has the hotter flame it can produce. More often than not you will find that a standard 4 burner gas cooktop will have two burners that produce a certain amount of BTU’s, roughly 9,000, one burner that produces more BTU’s, roughly 10,500 and one burner that produces less BTU’s, roughly 5,000. This is not standard and each model will have it’s own specification so make sure you consider this when choosing the best gas cooktop for your kitchen.

Something that is often overlooked but no less important is how easily the range top can be cleaned. In order to qualify as being one of the best gas cooktops, the model that you choose should have removable grates can can be easily cleaned. Additionally it is very handy when any knobs that are on the cooktop can be removed.

The last three things that you should take into consideration when choosing a gas cooktop are safety features, accessories and the style. You will find that some models come with safety features such as warning lights that will let you know when the burners are on or when they are hot. You will also find gas range tops that have an automatic relighting device automatic relighting device that will relight the burner in case it goes out due to a draft or a spill. When it comes to accessories you will find some models that have an integrated griddle which is handy for making foods such as pancakes.

Finally, you really need to consider the style of the cooktop, even the best gas cooktop will leave you unhappy if it doesn’t look good in your kitchen. Luckily you will find top performing gas range tops in many different styles and colors so you should have no problem finding one that will match your kitchen.

Below you will find some of the best gas cooktops on the market today in a wide range of colors and styles to choose from.

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Frigidaire FFGC3015L 30 price
Frigidaire FFGC3015L 30″ Gas Cooktop with Sealed Gas Burners and Electronic Pilotless Ignition, Stainless Steel

The Frigidaire FFGC3015L gas cooktop comes with sealed gas burners and an electronic pilotless ignition system for easy lighting. It has 4 burners with cast iron grates while the surface is made of stainless steel. One burner has 12,00 BTU’s, two burners have 9,500 BTU’s and the 4th burner has 5,000 BTU’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whirlpool 30 inch Stainless Steel Gas Cooktop - W3CG3014XS price
Whirlpool 30 inch Stainless Steel Gas Cooktop – W3CG3014XS

The Whirlpool W3CG3014XS 30″ gas cooktop has 4 sealed burners with enameled steel grates. This unit comes with one burner that has 10,500 BTU’s, two burners that have 9,100 BTU’s and a fourth burner that has 5,000 BTU’s with AccuSimmer advanced technology which allows for precise temperature control.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dacor Distinctive DCT365SNG 36 Gas Cooktop 5 Sealed Burners NG price
Dacor Distinctive DCT365SNG 36 Inch Gas Cooktop 5 Sealed Burners

The Dacor Distinctive DCT365SNG gas cooktop comes with 5 sealed burners and a continuous grate. It features a SimmerSear burner and has one burner with 18,000 BTU’s. two burners with 12,000 BTU’s and two burners with 9,000 BTU’s.  Additionally it has an automatic relighting mechanism to so you never have to worry about the flame going out and interrupting your cooking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are just 3 of the many gas cooktops you can find online. Click the link below to find more of the best gas cooktops to choose from.

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