Oven & Stove

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Common Oven Problems

From uneven cooking to faulty self-cleaning, here's 6 ways your oven may not be performing its best -- and how to fix them.

Convection Oven 101

Convection ovens heat differently than standard ovens, but they have their benefits.

How to Convert a Propane BBQ to a Natural Gas BBQ

A natural gas BBQ is cheaper to run than a propane BBQ, and it is more convenient to use.

Kitchen Island Cooktops: the Good, the Bad, and the Options

Kitchen islands are great additions, but should you use them for your cooktop?

Choosing the Right Cookware to Use on Glass Stove Tops

No matter how strong and sturdy your glass top stove may seem, even the most expensive ones can be scratched or cracked by using the wrong cookware.

The Pros and Cons of Gas Vs. Electric Ovens

Remodeling your kitchen or building a house from scratch? You're probably deciding between a gas or an electric oven. Confused on which one to use? We share the benefits of each.

Troubleshooting Halogen Oven Problems

We share 5 common issues with halogen ovens and how to fix them.

How to Install a Gas Range

Installing your own gas range can be dangerous, so check out this step-by-step guide to stay safe.

How a Downdraft Cooktop Works

A downdraft cooktop works about the same way as a regular range vent hood.

How to Repair a Broken Electric Coil

Electrical coils are usually wrapped with insulating tape.

How to Clean Water Marks on a Glass Cooktop

Start by wiping down the surface.

Minimum Diameter of Supply Line for Gas Cooktop

Gas supply is measured in cubic feet per hour.

Gas Stove Repair: Clicking Sound When Off

This is a relatively simple fix you can DIY.

How to Properly Vent a Kitchen Range Exhaust Hood

Many models still require ventilation.

How to Use a Griddle on an Electric Stove Top Range

There are two types of griddles — an electric griddle and a stovetop one.

Best Cookware Surface to Use with an Electric Range

Some electric range tops require specific cookware to avoid surface damage.

Where to Store a Barbeque Propane Tank in Winter

Store your propane tank properly to avoid damage.

How to Make a Homemade Charcoal Grill

You can make your own grill for the fraction of the cost of buying one.

Propane Barbecue Tank Pressure Explained

Better understand how your propane tank works so you can identify problems as they arise.

How to Replace the Burner Receptacle on Your Electric Stove

The burner receptacle is that part which is connected to the stove and holds the element.

7 Different Cooktop Types

Cooktops are cooking stoves that are independent of an oven.

How to Keep a Charcoal Grill Hot

The success of a cookout depends entirely on the charcoal grill staying hot.

How to Clean a Charcoal Filter

If your charcoal filter is in need of a thorough cleaning, you're probably wondering how to go about it.

Preventing a Propane Regulator from Freezing

A propane regulator is a safety device connecting the propane tank to any gas cooking appliances.

How to Reset a Propane Tank Valve

Resetting the propane tank valve is something you may be able to tackle yourself.

Is Your Barbecue Propane Cylinder Being Properly Filled?

During purging, the tank should not be filled with gas, only vapor.

How to Seal Propane Tank Fittings

When you are applying propane tank fittings to your tank, you need to exercise a great deal of care.

Propane vs. Natural Gas Barbeques

Propane burns hotter, but natural gas is more convenient. Which gas is best for your grill?

4 Common Electric Coil Problems

The electric coil has remained a popular kitchen cooktop over the years.

8 Types of Propane Tanks

Propane is a type of alkaline gas that has been compressed and transformed into liquid form.

How to Paint a Stove Exhaust Hood

Get rid of grime and give your stove exhaust a new look with fresh paint.

Troubleshooting Ovens

The oven is often taken for granted.

Troubleshooting Common Natural Gas BBQ Problems

Unlike propane, there’s no risk of ever running out of gas.

Troubleshooting an Electric Stove: 1 Burner Doesn't Work

If a burner doesn't work, try removing the element.

How to Repair Chips in a Ceramic Cooktop

Ceramic is a man-made material.

How to Convert a Gas BBQ to Propane

Many gas BBQ grill owners find propane tanks to be more cost effective.

Fixing an Induction Cooktop With a Blown Fuse

An induction cooktop is one of the easiest and fastest cooktops available.

Gas BBQ: Propane vs Natural Gas

Before you decide on a barbecue, you first need to decide on the fuel-burning style you prefer.

Cleaning Burned Milk Off a Cooktop

When milk boils over, it causes a smokey mess.

4 Important Propane Tank Safety Tips

While propane gas tanks are highly flammable and can be dangerous, taking the proper safety measures will minimize any risk of danger while handling your tank.

How to Remove Burnt Food from a Glass Stove Top

Burnt food on your glass stove top? Not to worry - it'll come off in these easy-to-follow steps.

5 Ways to Remove Melted Plastic From a Ceramic Stove Top

Removing melted plastic from a ceramic stove top is a bit difficult and can be frustrating, but it doesn't have to be fruitless with these 5 tricks!

How to Wire an Electric Stove Power Cord

Just because your electric stove didn't come with a power cord doesn't mean you can't get the job done and be cooking in no time.

How to Replace an Oven Heating Element

You should have to replace your oven's heating element frequently, but if you do, make sure you do it correctly and safely.

How to Safely Transport a Propane Tank in Your Car

If you have a gas barbecue grill, you will need to safely transport the propane tank in your car.

Charcoal vs Activated Charcoal

We often think that charcoal is just charcoal, but there's a difference between charcoal and activated charcoal.

Troubleshooting an Electric Stove: Burner Only Heats on High

Troubleshooting stove problems is important because you will need to find out the cause of the problems so that you can correct them.

Troubleshooting an Oven: Oven Door Won't Close Properly

There are a number of reasons why you may find that your oven door won't close properly, and troubleshooting oven doors is not too complicated, so you should be able to manage this in a few hours.