Oven & Stove

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Common Oven Problems

From uneven cooking to faulty self-cleaning, here's 6 ways your oven may not be performing its best -- and how to fix them.

Convection Oven 101

Convection ovens actively circulate the heating air inside.

How to Convert a Propane BBQ to a Natural Gas BBQ

A natural gas BBQ is cheaper to run than a propane BBQ, and it is more convenient to use.

Kitchen Island Cooktops: the Good, the Bad, and the Options

Kitchen islands are great additions, but should you use them for your cooktop?

Choosing the Right Cookware to Use on Glass Stove Tops

No matter how strong and sturdy your glass top stove may seem, even the most expensive ones can be scratched or cracked by using the wrong cookware.

The Pros and Cons of Gas Vs. Electric Ovens

Remodeling your kitchen or building a house from scratch? You're probably deciding between a gas or an electric oven. Confused on which one to use? We share the benefits of each.

Troubleshooting Halogen Oven Problems

We share 5 common issues with halogen ovens and how to fix them.

Preventing a Propane Regulator from Freezing

A propane regulator is a safety device connecting the propane tank to any gas cooking appliances.

How to Remove a Range Hood in 10 Steps

With a few basic tools and a handy guide of steps to follow, you'll have your range hood out in no time.

The Safety of Cooking on a Cracked Ceramic Cooktop

Should you cook on a cracked surface, read this to find out!

Troubleshooting an Oven: Oven Door Won't Close Properly

There are a number of reasons why you may find that your oven door won't close properly, and troubleshooting oven doors is not too complicated, so you should be able to manage this in a few hours.

Troubleshooting an Electric Stove: Burner Only Heats on High

Troubleshooting stove problems is important because you will need to find out the cause of the problems so that you can correct them.

How to Dispose of an Old Barbecue Gas Grill

Don't just put your old barbecue out on the curb to be taken away. It's likely illegal. Know how to dispose of it properly.

How to Break In a New Electric Range Oven

Chemical residues used to treat your oven interior leave behind that “new” smell. But that smell doesn’t taste good in your food.

How to Install an Electric Oven

Electric ovens have numerous advantages over gas-powered ovens. Learn to install an electric oven with this article.

5 Reasons Why a Microwave Might Turn On by Itself

A microwave that turns on randomly is a dangerous fire hazard, so learn how you can quickly fix the problem.

How to Repaint the Inside of a Microwave

Microwave interiors can suffer from chipping paint and rust if you’re not careful. Follow these steps to repaint the inside.

How to Safely Transport a Propane Tank in Your Car

If you have a gas barbecue grill, you will need to safely transport the propane tank in your car.

5 Ways to Remove Melted Plastic From a Ceramic Stove Top

Removing melted plastic from a ceramic stove top is a bit difficult and can be frustrating, but it doesn't have to be fruitless with these 5 tricks!

Troubleshooting an Oven: Doesn’t Maintain Temperature

When your oven isn't heating there are simple steps you can take to figure out why

How to Clean Stove Top Electric Coil Burners

Cool them down while you mix up a cleaning agent.

Adjusting a Cooktop Gas Pressure Regulator

Turn up or down the heat as required.

How to Repair Oven Door Latches

The oven door is one of the most vulnerable areas of the oven, and the door latches in particular may become damaged or simply worn out through regular use.

Cleaning Burned Milk Off a Cooktop

When milk boils over, it causes a smokey mess.

How to Keep a Charcoal BBQ Lit

The key to keeping your charcoal BBQ lit isn't the fire.

6 Different Cooktop Types

Cooktops are cooking stoves that are independent of an oven.

Charcoal vs Activated Charcoal

We often think that charcoal is just charcoal.

How to Install a Dual Fuel Range

Electric oven alongside the benefits of a gas stove.

How to Paint a Stove Exhaust Hood

Get rid of grime and give your stove exhaust a new look with fresh paint.

Gas BBQ: Propane vs Natural Gas

Before you decide on a barbecue, you first need to decide on the fuel-burning style you prefer.

How to Convert a Gas BBQ to Propane

Many gas BBQ grill owners find propane tanks to be more cost effective.

Expanding a Cut Out for a Cooktop

A cooktop needs adequate air circulation on all sides.

How to Remove a Microwave Door

Take special care when handling the plastic pieces.

Using Razor Blades to Clean a Glass Cooktop

Adding a glass cooktop to your kitchen is incredibly popular.

Cleaning Burns on a Ceramic Cooktop

Never use scouring pads.

Pots and Pans You Can Use with an Induction Cooktop

An induction cooktop uses magnetic energy to heat cookware.

Propane Stove vs Natural Gas - Advantages of Propane

These stoves can be installed into any home.

How to Clean a Griddle

Eliminate residual flavors from old meals.

How to Dispose of Your Old Gas Range

Getting rid of an old gas range is more complicated than an electrical range.

How to Replace an Oven Power Cord

When the oven cord fails to provide power, replace it with a few easy steps.

How to Make a Gas BBQ Hotter

If turning the knob is not helping to increase in the heat on your grill, give these tips a try.

Can You Put Charcoal BBQ Ashes in a Compost Dump?

Since charcoal comes from burned wood and other organic materials, it makes sense to think ash from charcoal can go into the compost pile.

7 Advantages of a Natural Gas Oven

Gas ovens give you more temperature control.

How a Downdraft Cooktop Works

A downdraft cooktop works about the same way as a regular range vent hood.

How to Repair a Broken Electric Coil

Electrical coils are usually wrapped with insulating tape.

How to Clean Water Marks on a Glass Cooktop

Start by wiping down the surface.