Advantages of gas stoves include faster cooking, less emissions and equal distribution of heat. Some of the disadvantages of gas stoves include gas fumes, the need for professional installation and difficulty cleaning. Gas stoves can also become a breathing and fire hazard if a gas leak occurs.
Unlike electric stoves, less heat is wasted by using gas stoves. Heat is also faster to fade once a gas stove has been turned off. An individual has access to instant heat when cooking with a gas stove, which means that meals cook faster. Gas stoves are also more accurate when it comes to cooking temperatures and faster to change whenever cooking temperatures are altered. Gas stoves can also be used even when the power is out.
One downside of gas stoves is that a vent is required while they're being used. Gas stoves can also be time-consuming to clean since spills are common around the burners. Owners also need to clean the pans beneath the burners used to catch grease. Cleaning also involves the vent and range hood.
Gas stoves should be installed by a professional so that they are set up correctly and to reduce the chances of a gas leak. Professional installation is especially recommended for those who require piping for the gas to the stove top.