Whether in the form of a cook top, built in range or free standing range, everyone needs a stove. The two commonly used forms of stoves for households are gas stoves and electric stoves. Electric stoves have been recently invented but gas stoves have been in use since decades. However, it is very difficult to compare them and point one as the best because both boast their unique features.
Here is a detailed comparison between electric and gas stoves that shall help you in selecting the best type according to your need –
Gas stove is a conventional type that uses compressed gas as a fuel. The gas needs to be ignited near the outlet of gas with the help of a matchstick or a lighter. On the other hand, electric stove is made of metal coils through which current flows. The heat is transferred to the cooking utensil through radiation or convection.