Gas Cooktop Buying Guide

Gas cooktops are proven to be a reliable solution for both, residential and commercial kitchens. The main advantages why gas-powered cooktops have become a real trend among Australian home and hospitality business owners include: energy efficiency; better temperature control; even heat distribution; direct temperature adjustment and more.

Another advantage of this type of cooking appliance is the affordable price, which means that there are good chances for you to discover great gas cooktop sale deals, and get the best value for your money.
Hence, ensuring hassle free and flawless cooking experience starts with investing in a reliable gas cooktop.


To choose the most appropriate cooktop that will fit your kitchen, budget and cooking style is more than important, no matter if you are an amateur or professional chef. If we take into consideration the fact that in the recent decade the gas cooktops offer has expanded significantly, meaning that many cooktops brands and types have emerged on the Australian market, we cannot deny that buying such cooktop can be a real challenge.

To help you simplify the process of buying a gas cooktop, we’ve prepared a simple guide to follow when you start your quest for gas cooktop sale possibilities. If you are a first-time gas cooktop buyer, read on to learn the most important considerations you need to make.


Cooktops range in size from 30cm up to 120cm. The main factor that comes into play when it comes to choosing the most appropriate size is the space available in the kitchen. This said, what you need to know before you decide whether you should buy a standard cooktop (about 60cm) or other smaller or bigger is the space in your kitchen. So, be sure that you have the exact measurements of that space.

Number of Burners

The standard gas cooktop comes with four burners, which usually come in different sizes. However, there are other options as well. Depending on the type of cooker you are, you can choose a number of burners that would best match your needs. To illustrate, if you cook small amounts of food and for less people then you can choose a cooktop with two burners. On the other hand if you prepare bigger amount of food on a daily basis, a four burner gas cooktop is what you need for faster and efficient cooking.


Gas cooktops come in more different materials including but not limited to stainless steel, enamel and glass. The different materials are distinguished in several characteristics and have certain advantages and disadvantages. Also not all materials are priced equal, meaning that in most cases it is the material the determining factor when it comes to the price. For instance, if you are not willing to splurge on a gas cooktop, you have to options, to wait for a gas cooktop sale or to buy a gas cooktop made from enamel. On the other side if you want better quality and aesthetic features, go for glass or stainless steel cooktop.


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