Scratch and Dent Stoves Near Me
Do you love to cook? Are you remodeling your kitchen and looking for affordable appliances? Do you need updated appliances for a rental property? K&A Appliance offers hundreds of top-quality, brand-new, scratch and dent ranges and ovens from the top brands you know and love! If you need some help deciding what you’d like, read our range & oven buying guide.
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If you’re looking for a quality electric or gas range, stop by our showrooms in Lancaster and Willow Street. Our inventory constantly changes, so you’ll want to see for yourself what we have to offer. Hope to see you soon, and we promise we’ll make it worth your trip to our appliance store.
Oven Range Brands We Carry
If there’s a brand you’re looking for, chances are we’ll have it in our 30,000 square-foot showroom. You can select from oven range, stovetop, and cooktop units from GE, Jenn-Air, Bosch, LG, Samsung, and a host of others. All products have minor cosmetic damage but work as intended and come with the manufacturer’s warranty. Those minor damage issues add up to big savings for you, up to 70%.
Ranges We Carry
If you’re in the market for range or stove, ask yourself some questions before you actually start shopping. One of the basics is your power hookup. Is it electric or gas? With that out of the way, what do you like to cook? Do you mostly use the stovetop, or do you enjoy baking? Answering these questions will help decide the type of stove you purchase. Another consideration is your space and what it will accommodate. And then, there’s the budget question. What can you afford? You can find a good appliance at most any price, especially in our showroom. Now you’re ready to start shopping.
The upside to a gas stove is the uniform heat it provides. Its flame envelopes the bottom of pots and pans to evenly distribute heat. Various power models are available typically ranging from 5,000 BTUs to 18,000 BTUs for a high heat, large burner.
Electric Stove and Cooktops
Electric cooktops come in various styles, including glass-ceramic, electric coil, and induction. Each cooking surface offers slight variations in cook speed and efficiency. Compared to gas stoves, electric stoves take a bit longer to heat up and heat unevenly. Watt ranges go from 1,200 to 3,800 for the most part.
Induction ranges are based on electromagnetic energy, where a magnetic field reacts to the cookware and creates a vibration that converts to heat. Compared to electric coil or glass-ceramic stove tops, they are more efficient and heat things more quickly. They’re also safe … there’s no heat until something magnetic hits the element. You’ll have to make sure your cookware is induction-friendly. Induction cooktops are typically more costly than gas or electric ranges.
Types of Ovens
The same process applies to an oven purchase. Make sure you understand your needs and what cooking modes are important to you feature-wise. Ovens are available in gas cooktop and electric models.
Stove and Oven Combo
Stove and oven combinations put all cooking modes in one location, so you’ll gain space efficiencies if you have a small kitchen. They’re easy to install and generally the most affordable option. You can also select the cooking surface you prefer.
Convection cooking ovens, unlike their conventional oven counterparts, use fans to circulate air to cook foods faster and more evenly. They are a bit more costly than conventional ovens, so you’ll have to decide if the types of food you cook will benefit from the air circulation.
Wall Mounted Ovens
Wall ovens are smaller than range ovens, so some cooks like using a wall-mounted oven in conjunction with a range oven. They’re available in 24, 27, and 30-inch models. Wall ovens can be located in one location with a cooktop located in another location allowing for space storage under the separate cooktop. From an ergonomics standpoint, you can mount them waist or eye level. They’re also great if you have more than one cook in the kitchen.
Dual ovens provide the flexibility of two baking chambers allowing you to bake two items at different temperatures. They are also great for saving space. So the next time you want to bake something at 350 degrees and something else at 450 degrees, you’ll be able to do so with ease.
When it comes to ranges, there are two fundamental choices: freestanding and slide-in.
Let’s start with the fact freestanding ranges cost less. So if you’re working on a budget that’s a plus. There are also more options to select from. Freestanding ranges have a back guard where the oven and burner controls are located. Because they have finished sides, they can be placed anywhere in your kitchen.
Slide-in ranges are built to fit between two cabinets. For that reason, they wider on top to overlap your counter and create a built-in look. They also have a two-space in the back, again to allow for counter incorporation. Burner and oven controls are on the front. A major upside to slide-in ranges is that food and crumbs can’t go down the sides like they can with a freestanding range. They also look great.
Oven Cleaning Types
If you’re going to cook, your oven is going to get dirty. How you want to go about cleaning that mess is up to you.
Manual Clean Oven
Good, old fashioned elbow grease. So make sure you have some sponges and a good cleaning agent on hand.
Steam Clean Oven
Steam clean ovens are lined with an enamel coating that, when activated by steam and low heat, releases the oven dirt. Just wipe it away. Compared to self-clean ovens, they are faster, usually less than an hour. Although they are faster, they don’t clean as well as self-clean ovens.
Self-cleaning ovens use the pyrolytic cleaning method. In short, they use heat to reduce oven grime to ash. Cleaning cycles range from two to four hours, during which time the oven will heat to 900 to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The cleaning process does produce smoke and fumes.
Not sure which model or cooking surface is best for you? Our sales staff is always on hand to answer your questions and help you choose the right range or oven for your needs. Visit Our Showroom Today to Start Your Search!