Featured product: FUJIOH Toughened Glass Gas Hob FH-GS7030 SVGL
When purchasing a gas hob for our kitchen, we often fall into a dilemma – whether to go for a stainless steel or glass cooktop. Appearances aside, there are many factors that go into deciding which gas hob is better for your kitchen.
In this article, you will learn about the different features of glass and stainless steel gas hob and their advantages and disadvantages.
Featured product: FUJIOH Toughened Glass Gas Hob FH-GS5520 SVGL
As the name suggests, the glass gas hob has toughened glass on the top surface, which shouldn’t be compared to ordinary glass. They are made with an additional nucleating agent to create the crystalline structure that reinforces the glass effectively.
Glass gas hob has been around for some time but has only gained popularity recently with their sleek design that can make any kitchen look sophisticated. Thus, it is ideal for a modern modular kitchen.
Due to the toughened glass’ heat resistance, a glass gas hob offers an even heat distribution, and has better heating and cooling speed. When you have children around, the sealed compartment acts as a safety layer for heat control. Hence, they are less likely to suffer from burns if they were to touch it accidentally.
Although glass top hob is much easier to clean, it is easy to leave fingerprints on the surface. So, you are required to clean it frequently to maintain the good look of the hob.
Featured product: FUJIOH Stainless Steel Gas Hob FH-GS6020 SVSS
Stainless steel top hob is made of stainless steel, making them resistant to the flame’s high temperatures. They are popular in commercial kitchens because they can be used for cooking at higher temperatures without damaging the surface or causing a fire hazard.
A stainless steel gas hob is generally more durable than glass cooktop as it is less prone to shattering and last longer. Plus, it is more robust, making it less likely to break or crack over time. This is because stainless steel has high thermal qualities and is corrosion-resistant.
Stainless steel gas hobs are a classic that can easily match with various kitchen designs and never go out of style. Also, you will be able to mix with multiple metal finishes of kitchen appliances.
Compared to glass top, stainless steel gas hobs are more difficult to clean and maintain as it can be hard to remove the dirt or liquid spill caused during cooking. Stainless steel cooktops can also be scratched easily, and because of the directional polishing marks on many models, the scratches can show up quite dramatically.
With these comparisons between glass gas hobs and stainless steel gas hobs, you can make an informed decision on the best gas hob for your kitchen. Here are some great examples of glass gas hobs with additional features offered by FUJIOH that are worth considering.
The FH-GS7030 is equipped with an advanced feature of Double Inner Flame, which promotes improvement in the even heat distribution that speeds up cooking time. It also comes with a Heat Deflector that helps to reduce thermal heat on the top plate and knobs. Plus, this hob provides a more elegant look to your kitchen with more precise cooking.
The FH-GS2030 is another black toughened glass gas hob that can make any kitchen appear sophisticated. Built with Flame Failure Safety Device and Anti-rust Aluminium Venturi, you never have to worry about this gas hob letting you down.