Oven & Stove

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A woman opens an oven door.
Troubleshooting Ovens

Heat up your skills to solve these common problems.

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How Electric Ovens and Stoves Work

They cook all the same dishes but heat totally differently.

Why Your Oven Isn't Heating Properly

Keep your cool to reset the temp.

hand attaching wires in an open electric stove
Amp Ratings for Electric Stove Wires

They operate at a higher voltage than small appliances.

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How to Tell If Your Gas Oven Has a Leak

Don't let a suspected gas leak go undetected.

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What Is a Steam Oven and Why Do You Need One?

These trendy kitchen appliances cook juicy, healthy meals.

man fixing oven door with screw gun
How to Fix 4 Common Oven Door Issues

Hinges and latches are common problem points.

food waste
What to Compost and What Not to Compost

Most kinds of food waste are fine, but some are dangerous.

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How To Clean A Stove Top Grill

Splash some vinegar and apply elbow grease.

A grill.
How to Get Outdoor Grill Taste with an Indoor Grill

An indoor grill is a great way to get grill flavor inside.

A convection oven.
Convection Oven 101

Understanding how convection ovens work.

Knobs on the front of an oven
A Complete List of Cooktop Parts

Most parts can easily be replaced.

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Calibrating Ovens with either Analog or Digital Controls

How to re-calibrate your oven to heat at the right temperature.

A man works on an oven.
Conventional Oven Repair and Care

Ovens need to be taken care of to last.

Gas Range Burner: Open or Closed?

Which is the better option?

A halogen oven.
Troubleshooting Halogen Oven Problems

Five common issues and how to fix them.

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3 BBQ Propane Tank Care Tips

If you use a gas grill, then you'll use a bbq propane tank with the grill.

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Outdoor Grill Cover Materials Explained

Grill covers are designed to protect the outdoor grill from the elements.

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Is Your Barbecue Propane Cylinder Being Properly Filled?

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

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How to Repair a Barbecue Cover

The barbecue cover is a polyester sheet designed to protect the BBQ from the outside elements.

A grill.
How to Adapt a BBQ Grill to Cook Baked Goods

Did you know you can use a grill to bake?

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How to Prevent Screws on a BBQ Grill from Rusting

Preventing the screws on your barbecue grill from rusting is simple.

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How to Use a Larger Gas Tank with an Outdoor Grill

It's imperative you local the proper hose for the job.

french toast cooking on a griddle
How to Clean a Griddle

Eliminate residual flavors from old meals. Clean your griddle after use.

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Converting an Oil Burner to a Natural Gas Burner

You can easily convert your oil burner to a natural gas burner that you can use to warm your home.

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Installing a Slide in Electric Range

Installing a slide in electric range is fairly simple and can be done in a short time.

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How to Replace Oven Door Springs

Oven door springs will wear over time and can break or become damaged.

A woman uses an oven.
7 Advantages of a Natural Gas Oven

Gas ovens give you more temperature control.

A gas range.
How to Dispose of Your Old Gas Range

Getting rid of an old gas range is more complicated than an electrical range.

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Converting from an Electric Range to a Gas Range

Many homeowners are choosing to replace their electric range with a gas range.

Kabobs on a grill
How to Make a Gas BBQ Hotter

If turning the knob is not helping to increase in the heat on your grill, give these tips a try.

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How to Build a Korean BBQ Grill

The Korean BBQ grill is basically a normal grill, except it's built into the table.

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How to Fix Rusted Outdoor Grill Cast Iron Burners

Outdoor grills are essentially useful in every household.

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Installing an Induction Cooktop

An induction cooktop offers the same degree of control as a gas top, but it runs on electricity.

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Quiet Those Noisy Wood Stove Inserts

The old-fashioned charm and warmth of wood stove inserts can be comforting on a chilly night.

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The Effect of Drilling Holes in Gas BBQ Burners

The idea of drilling holes in the burner of a gas BBQ may raise some eyebrows.

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Troubleshooting for a Propane Regulator

A propane regulator controls the amount of propane that reaches a burner in an oven or grill.

An electric stove.
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.

Worker Removes Appliance Dolly from New Kitchen Range
How to Install a Dual Fuel Range

Electric oven alongside the benefits of a gas stove.

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How to Replace an Oven Selector Switch

Follow these steps to replace an oven selector switch.

Oven with the light on to see inside
How to Replace an Oven Power Cord

When the oven cord fails to provide power, replace it with a few easy steps.

A charcoal grill.
How to Make a Homemade Charcoal Grill

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

Mixing and cooking food on a cooktop
Expanding a Cut Out for a Cooktop

A cooktop needs adequate air circulation on all sides.

A glass cooktop.
How to Replace a Glass Cooktop on Kitchenaid Ranges

Let's face it, glass breaks.

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Removing Melted Sugar From a Glass Cooktop

Melted sugar on a glass cooktop can be a challenge to clean when not taken care of promptly.

Two propane tanks.
8 Types of Propane Tanks

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

A built-in oven with the door ajar.
Troubleshooting an Oven That Doesn't Heat Up

There are many reasons why an oven won't heat up.