A correctly working stove burning methane gas has blue flames. Flames with yellow, orange, green, purple or red coloring indicate an issue with either the stove or gas supply. More »

If the flame from a gas stove burns blue, increase the supply of air by adjusting the shutter valve on the burner. When the stove is completely cool, expose the burner piping by lifting the top of the unit. Locate the bu... More »

A gas stove is a cooking unit powered by natural gas instead of electricity. Natural gas mixes with air and, once the stove is turned on, ignites into a flame when it is sparked by the ignition system. This flame is the ... More »

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A flame diffuser or heat diffuser is a piece of equipment used on gas stoves, as well as electric stoves, to evenly distribute the heat of a burner or heating element. The advantage of using a heat diffuser is that it pr... More »

Common problems that affect the performance of gas stove pilot lights include clogging, a low flame setting or a faulty thermocouple. The fixing of these issues can be as simple as giving the pilot light a good cleaning ... More »

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If the flame from a gas stove burns blue, increase the supply of air by adjusting the shutter valve on the burner. When the stove is completely cool, expose the burner piping by lifting the top of the unit. Locate the bu... More »

Light a propane stove by holding a match above the burner while slowly turning the burner valve to the left and adjusting the valve to change the size of the flame. If the stove has an electric ignition switch, press it ... More »