Choosing the Right Hob


It can be rather difficult to choose cooking equipment for your new kitchen or home since the choices on offer are extremely extensive and variable. In this way it is certainly worth the time to give yourself ample opportunity to learn about the different types of cookers available on the market today.

Those individuals or families looking for cookers in Milton Keynes would do well to recognise that when choosing a hob for your cooker you can purchase one as part of the cooker or as an entirely separate part. Purchasing a hob separately from your cooker means you have more of a choice available to you.


Though solid hotplates are comparatively slow to heat up and cool down, and are far less easy to control they are also the cheapest type of hob available on the market. This means they are excellent for those looking for quick and cost-effective solutions for their kitchen.

Ceramic & Halogen Hobs

These heat up rather fast and are too easily cleaned. The only real drawback to this type of hob is that the heat doesn’t distribute as evenly around the pan compared with induction or gas. However if the way your kitchen and its appliances look is important to you, then ceramic hobs are ideal as they can provide a rather stylish finish.

Gas Hobs

Gas hobs are a great solution to your kitchen needs as they head up quickly and are easily controlled. If you’re one who enjoys preparing quality and gourmet meals then gas is probably your best bet as it preferred by cooks and chefs alike.

Induction Hobs

Induction hobs are far more energy efficient compared to other hobs as only the pan is heated and not the surrounding area, meaning less energy is wasted and you are also far less likely to accidentally burn yourself. The only potential drawback is that you must ensure that your pots and pans can be used with induction hobs as some are not suited to them. However, in a world with seemingly out of control energy bills, if you’re looking to save money, an induction hob may just be one of many avenues to take in order to achieve this outcome.

Joe Graham & Son Ltd Offer a vast range of cookers in Milton Keynes. They too offer other domestic appliances and spares. Visit them online.