1. Measure Your Space
Measure the height, width and depth of the refrigerator cutout space in your kitchen.
(add 1" on each side for air circulation)D: back to front
(add 2" for door handle)H: top to bottom
2. What's your connection? Gas or electric?
Available with traditional coil heating elements or ceramic glass cooktops.
Benefits: Cooking elements provide consistent, even heat. Oven heats evenly and quickly. Ceramic cooktops are easy to clean.
Requirements: Connect to electric for cooktop, oven, clock and lights. Ceramic cooktops need special cleaners - available through the manufacturer.
Look For: Hot surface indicators for added safety. Convection fan to circulate oven air for shorter baking times.
Most gas ranges can be connected to a natural gas or propane line.
Benefits: Visible flame provides precise control over a wide range of temperature settings. Burners retain little heat when turned off - so cooking stops almost immediately.
Requirements: Connect to gas line for cooktop and oven and to electric for clock and oven lights.
Look For: Electronic ignition to light burners instantly. Sealed burners for easy cleanup.
3. Evaluate the Features
Here are some features that you may want in your new range:
Ceramic Glass Electric Burners: smooth, easy-to-clean surface provides great cooking performance.
High-Output Gas Burners: generates additional heat for large cooking jobs or quick boiling.
4. Pick a Color and Finish
Most models are available in several colors: black, silver, bisque, stainless steel and white.
5. Choose Your Accessories
Add a stack of cooking accessories to your plate.
Installation Kit: Install your range and get cooking.
Cooking Tools: Build the perfect meal.
Confirm that electrical output is sufficient for the location of your new range.
Decide how you will dispose of your old range, if necessary.
Contact a licensed professional for installation. New installations may require significant carpentry, electrical and plumbing skills.