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 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 »

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 »

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 »

Common problems with gas burners include weak burner flame, extinguished burner pilot light, noisy burner flame and gas odor. The most common problem with a gas burner is clogged openings. Although these common problems ... More »

A gas oven that does not light is experiencing one of three difficulties: no burner ignition, no gas to the burner or a combination of both. Simple observations narrows down the issue to a solvable problem. More »