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Range Cooker Buying Guide

Here are the top 5 things you need to know when it comes to choosing your brand new range cooker.

Size

Range cookers are very large appliances. Widths vary from 90cm, 100cm and 110cm. Giving you flexibility to grill, bake and fry at once.

Style

We've got a variety of traditional country style range cookers and more contemporary or industrial looking models too.

Cleaning

Pyrolytic cleaning burns away grease and grime from your oven, while catalytic liners absorb everything.

Cooking Functions

From grilling to fan cooking, there are lots of options available when choosing your ideal model. Giving you flexible cooking all in one place.

Colour

Whether its contemporary chrome or classic black, a bright pop of colour or a pretty pastel, we've got the perfect finish for your kitchen.

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Range Cookers Size Buying Guide

Size

This depends on the size of your kitchen and your personal preference. Range cookers are all about generous capacity, so you can cook big, hearty meals for lots of people. And, range cooker widths vary from 90cm to 120cm, so the bigger they are, the more flexibility you have to cook several dishes at once. 

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Style

Range cookers aren’t just for country kitchens. We sell a wide range of styles including the traditional type and super-modern styles too, for the more contemporary kitchen. If you’ve got a country style kitchen, classic olive green and burgundy models look great. For something more unique, opt for stylish yet traditional creams and pastel shades. And for modern kitchens, check out sleek silver and black models.

Range Cooker Style
Cleaning your range cooker

Cleaning your range cooker

When it comes to cleaning your cooker, there are a few different methods. Pyrolytic cleaning works by burning of all grease and grime at really high temperatures of 500 degrees. And once it’s finished, all you need to do is wipe away the ash and you’re good to go. Catalytic liners absorb dirt and grease, which is then burnt off at around 210 degrees. And enamel liners make manual cleaning easy, as their shiny, smooth surface makes grease really easy to wipe away.

Cooking Functions

If traditional cooking is your thing, then you’ll love the more simple top heat, bottom heat and conventional oven settings that many range cookers include. These are ideal for casseroles and slow cooking, as well as baking. If you enjoy being a little more experimental, then look out for models with features like rotisserie roasting for a BBQ effect.

Range Cookers Cooking Functions Buying Guide
Range Cookers Colours Buying Guide

Colour

If you’ve got a country style kitchen, classic olive green and burgundy models look great. For something brighter, go for trendy yet traditional creams and pastel shades. For more modern kitchens, check out our silver or black models, with contemporary styling and pro-kitchen details.

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