Stove anti-tip brackets are available at AppliancePartsPros.com, ApplianceZone and the Home Depot. Many stove and oven manufacturers, such as GE, also provide a free anti-tip bracket for their appliances to consumers who request one.
Anti-tip brackets prevent the stove from falling over when force is applied to an open oven door. Without an anti-tip bracket, stoves represent a significant danger to young children, who may open the oven door and stand on it.
To meet the safety requirements for Underwriters Laboratories certification process, manufacturers must provide anti-tip brackets for all new stoves and ranges. Home owners can easily install anti-tip brackets or can request the appliance installers do so when a new stove is delivered.