Kitchen Cooktops to Consider

Consider design and fuel type when shopping for a kitchen cooktop

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What's Great About Gas Burners

Starting around the $600 mark, you can get instant heat and control with a gas burner cooktop. Having the stovetop flame provides a rustic flare to a gourmet kitchen station.

Gas Cooktop Features

Gas cooktops feature seamless grates that combine to form a level work surface, making it possible to slide pots from one burner to another.

What to Expect with Glass-Top Electric

For approximately $150, buyers can get an easy-to-clean glass-top electric cooktop. With a sophisticated appearance, this cooktop complements many countertop designs.

Glass-Top Electric Features

For additional safety and your peace of mind, look for the pan presence sensor. This feature enables the burner to shut off if no pan is detected.

Introducing Induction Burners

A state-of-the-art induction burner heats up fast, uses less energy and is easy to clean thanks to a smooth ceramic top. The downside is that these appliances start around $1,000.