Oven & Stove

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How to Calibrate an Oven

Make sure your temps are accurate.

A woman opens an oven door.
Troubleshooting Ovens

Heat up your skills to solve these common problems.

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How Electric Ovens and Stoves Work

They cook all the same dishes but heat totally differently.

Why Your Oven Isn't Heating Properly

Keep your cool to reset the temp.

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Amp Ratings for Electric Stove Wires

They operate at a higher voltage than small appliances.

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How to Tell If Your Gas Oven Has a Leak

Don't let a suspected gas leak go undetected.

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What Is a Steam Oven and Why Do You Need One?

These trendy kitchen appliances cook juicy, healthy meals.

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Spilled Water on My Gas Stove - Won’t Light

If you need to cook right away, do a deep dry.

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Replacing a Cooktop Element

You will need to replace your cooktop or stove burners when they no longer work or produce heat.

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Oven and Stove Q and A

Q. There's an F1 error code on the stove display and it beeps continuously.

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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.

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How an Electric Stove Works

An electric stove is one of the most important and useful appliances in a home.

A ceramic cooktop.
Buying Cookware for a Ceramic Glass Cooktop

Your stove is one of the more expensive home items.

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Five Pellet Stove Accessories You Need

Keep these pellet stove accessories to keep your appliance looking great and working properly.

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What to Compost and What Not to Compost

Most kinds of food waste are fine, but some are dangerous.

A convection oven.
Convection Oven 101

Understanding how convection ovens work.

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A Complete List of Cooktop Parts

Most parts can easily be replaced.

A man works on an oven.
Conventional Oven Repair and Care

Ovens need to be taken care of to last.

Gas Range Burner: Open or Closed?

Which is the better option?

A halogen oven.
Troubleshooting Halogen Oven Problems

Five common issues and how to fix them.

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3 BBQ Propane Tank Care Tips

If you use a gas grill, then you'll use a bbq propane tank with the grill.

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Outdoor Grill Cover Materials Explained

Grill covers are designed to protect the outdoor grill from the elements.

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Is Your Barbecue Propane Cylinder Being Properly Filled?

During purging, the tank should not be filled with gas, only vapor.

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How to Adapt a BBQ Grill to Cook Baked Goods

Did you know you can use a grill to bake?

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How to Use a Larger Gas Tank with an Outdoor Grill

It's imperative you local the proper hose for the job.

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How to Clean a Griddle

Eliminate residual flavors from old meals. Clean your griddle after use.

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Converting from an Electric Range to a Gas Range

Many homeowners are choosing to replace their electric range with a gas range.

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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.

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How to Install a Dual Fuel Range

Electric oven alongside the benefits of a gas stove.

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How to Replace an Oven Selector Switch

Follow these steps to replace an oven selector switch.

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How to Replace an Oven Power Cord

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

Mixing and cooking food on a cooktop
Expanding a Cut Out for a Cooktop

A cooktop needs adequate air circulation on all sides.

Two propane tanks.
8 Types of Propane Tanks

Propane is a type of alkaline gas that has been compressed and transformed into liquid form.

A built-in oven with the door ajar.
Troubleshooting an Oven That Doesn't Heat Up

There are many reasons why an oven won't heat up.

A woman at a BBQ.
Troubleshooting Common Natural Gas BBQ Problems

Unlike propane, there’s no risk of ever running out of gas.

The front to a microwave oven.
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.

A gas stove.
Minimum Diameter of Supply Line for Gas Cooktop

Gas supply is measured in cubic feet per hour.

A man adjusts a propane regulator.
Preventing a Propane Regulator from Freezing

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

A man works on an exhaust hood.
How to Properly Vent a Kitchen Range Exhaust Hood

Many models still require ventilation.

Charcoal in a wooden scoop.
Charcoal vs Activated Charcoal

We often think that charcoal is just charcoal.

A stove with a pan on it.
6 Different Cooktop Types

Cooktops are cooking stoves that are independent of an oven.

A white microwave with the door left slightly open.
How to Repaint the Inside of a Microwave

Even the inside can benefit from a new look.

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How to Fix 4 Common Oven Door Issues

Hinges and latches are common problem points.

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How to Repair a Broken Electric Coil

Electrical coils are usually wrapped with insulating tape.

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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!