For people that cook at home often, the benefits of buying and using gas cooktops over other types have been demonstrated. Compared to electrical models, for instance, they are cheap. Most models are also space-efficient, have compact designs that do not clutter spaces, and have safe and easy to use systems that you can use to cook many types of food hassle-free at home and in a commercial establishment. If you have saved up a few dollars to replace the old cooker in your kitchen and want a valuable gas cooktop that you can use on a daily basis, here are the top 10 in 2016:
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10. Bosch NGM8065UC800
When shopping for a gas cooktop, durability and output are among many attributes that you should never sacrifice. The model you choose must also be safe, easy to use, and have functional parts that can improve how you cook. Bosch NGM8065UC800 meets this threshold. Although cheap, this stainless steel gas cooktop is durable and has a convenient 30-inch design with five sealed burners with a total output of approximately 18,000 BTU. Its black body is not only stylish, but also resists rust, stains, and corrosion. The continuous cast iron grates offered dissipate heat effectively, while its heavy duty metallic knobs last long.
9. WindMax Brand Design
Manufactured using a heavy-duty titanium-coated stainless steel, this Brand Design edition of the acclaimed WindMax gas burner is a popular five-burner cooktop with a compact and space efficient design that does not clutter space. Measuring 34-inches, this cooktop is stable and built to support heavy-duty ports and pans. Its sealed burners are gas-efficient, while the universal connector that it comes with works well both with natural gas (NG) and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) pipes and adapters. This cooktop also has a convenient gas hob panel and precise controls that you can use to regulate temperature output on demand.
8. Frigidaire 36 In. Gas Cooktop
Perfect for heavy-duty cooking, this 36-inch gas cooktop by Frigidaire is a large black-themed kitchen accessory with a low profile design that is easy to clean when dirty. The high-density stainless steel used to manufacture its body is durable, corrosion and rust resistant, and does not stain over time. The sealed burners offered are efficient and easy to clean, while its plastic controls are not only ever cool, but also ease the selection of temperature and customization of its cooking options even by inexperienced chefs. You also get pilotless electronic ignition that saves energy, cast iron grates that support heavy pans, and rubber feet for stability.
7. Verona VEGCT424FSS
Recommended for people with space limitations and or those shopping for low profile gas cooktops that they can use occasionally, Verona VEGCT424FSS is a compact 24-inch gas cooktop that works as well as larger models. It has electronic ignition, front controls, and four sealed burners that are easy to clean when dirty. The burners are also efficient, caped, and have zed cast iron grates that support various-shaped pots and pans of various weights. Installation is straightforward. Usage is easy, while its stainless steel body and its integrated flame failure safety device enhance its durability and safety rating.
6. GE JGP329SETSS
General Electric (GE) JGP329SETSS is a top-grade stainless steel cooktop with a convenient 30-inch design that works well. It is durable, gas-powered, and has four sealed burners with a combined output of 11,000 BTU. This way, when preparing dinner for your family, you can cook up to four meals at a time without lowering its performance or safety rating. The precise simmer burner offered is perfect for slow cooking. The matte grates that it comes with are durable and super conductive, while its removable knobs have dishwasher-safe designs for easier maintenance.
5. Ramblewood GC2-43N
Are you tired of the hefty electricity bills that you pay every month because of your electrical cooker? To cut down cooking costs without compromising performance or safety, GC2-43N by Ramblewood is a high-efficiency gas burner that will never disappoint you. It uses natural gas, has a space efficient dual burner design that works best for people with small families, and has sealed burners and an electric ignition system for added efficiency. The combined 14200 BTU output offered on the other hand is impressive, while the conversion nozzle that it comes with allows you to use both propane and LPG gas. Ramblewood GC2-43N measures 12-inches by 20-inches, is ETL certified, and has a one-year manufacturer’s warranty.
4. Ramblewood GC4-50N
A larger edition of the Ramblewood GC2-43N, Ramblewood GC4-50N is a high-efficiency natural gas cooktop with a versatile four-burner design that comes sealed for optimal efficiency. It has a durable stainless steel body, has electronic ignition, and has a combined 31000 BTU power output using either propane or liquid petroleum gas (LPG). If you stew often, the heavy-duty grates that it comes with support colossal weight. The simmer burner offered is perfect for slow cooking, while its built-in thermo couple, flame out failure detection trigger, and auto-shutoff feature boost safety. You get a one-year warranty.
3. Bosch NGM8055UC800
With this Bosch NGM8055UC800, you get a stainless steel gas cooktop with a sturdy 30-inch design and five sealed burners optimized for gas efficiency when cooking. It is 18000 BTU, has continuous cast iron grates that support pots and pans well, and has convenient centralized controls with heavy-duty metal knobs that stay snug over the years. Clean up is simple using soap and water. The rubberized feet that it comes with lower the risk of slipping, while its corrosion and rust resistant design will serve you well for years.
2. Whirlpool W3CG3014XS
Ranked among the top 10 best gas cooktops in 2016 reviews, Whirlpool W3CG3014XS is a valuable 30-inch cooktop with four sealed burners, an AccuSimmer burner for slow cooking, and a stainless steel body that resists corrosion and rust. Out of the box, this cooktop comes assembled and ready to use. Hook up is simple, while its ADA compliant design is not only safe, but also recommended for daily cooking. With an original, you also get heavy-duty enamel steel grates and sturdy knobs.
1. GE CGP650SETSS Café
Topping our list, CGP650SETSS Café by GE is a large 36-inch gas cooktop with an innovative five-burner design (including a precise simmer burner and Tri Ring 20,000 BTU burner) that benefits people with large families. It is stainless steel, sealed for gas efficiency, and has heavy-cast grates and a child lock.