What Is the Highlight of a Kitchen?

The kitchen is one of the most happening rooms in the house. It provides a place for you to cook and eat; and also- a place where you can spend time with your family, relax and even entertain guests.

If you wish to give your kitchen an aesthetic and functional outlook, then you need to have these basics. 

  • Basic Utensils, pans and bowls
  • Appliances such as stove, oven, microwave oven, refrigerator, blenders, mixers, dishwashers, etc
  • Ventilator
  • Rugs
  • Gloves
  • Cleaning essentials

In this article, we will look into one type of basic appliance, which is the stove.


Stoves are one of the most vital appliances in your kitchen. They perform many different functions,including cooking food, warming up food, and what-not! Stoves come in many different shapes and sizes and they can range from very small to large. In the ancient era, their stoves were lit by using firewood- aka, firewood stoves. Nowadays, the stoves have evolved giving one the leverage to make modern choices in the selection of stoves.

What are the different types of stoves?

  • Wood burning stoves
  • Gas stoves
  • Electric stoves
  • Convection stoves
  • Induction stoves
  • Freestanding stoves
  • Dual Fuel stoves
  • Downdraft stoves

And the list of versatile stove options goes on. Perhaps, the stove you choose should be able to fulfil all of your needs. Indeed, the stoves need to be the most durable out of all the appliances, as it is the most functional product in a kitchen-which is used daily. Thus, one needs to do regular maintenance and repairs. One should also consider professional stove repairs when required.

A brief idea of the different stoves used in today’s time

  • Gas stoves are cheaper than electric stoves but require fuel which can be costly and also causes environmental damage.
  • Electric stoves are more expensive than gas stoves. However, they tend to last longer than the usual gas stove.
  • The electric stoves do not require any fuel and also clean themselves when they overheat or if there is a power outage.
  • A wood-burning stove is an ideal choice if you want to save money while still enjoying the benefits of a gas or electric stove.
  • Depending on the type of food being prepared, a convection or microwave oven can be used as a substitute for a traditional stovetop.
  • The gas and electric stoves are very efficient, but they can be expensive to run.
  • The cast iron stoves are the most economical choice because they require little maintenance and, don’t rust easily too.

Kitchen stoves have many parts that come in contact with each other, so they need regular maintenance to stay in good condition.

Here are some tips on how to take care of your stove

  • Keep the door closed while using your stove. If you leave it open while cooking, you risk the flame being fanned through the wind. This can cause damage to your stove and/or other objects in your kitchen area.
  • Make sure there are no water spots on the bottom of your stove or any other part of your appliance before you start cooking anything on it so that you don’t get burnt food stuck on the bottom of your stove.
  • If you notice that something seems wrong with your stove, do not ignore the problem! Contact an expert immediately because some problems cannot be fixed by yourself or by yourself alone!

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