Almost all of us know about cooking ranges. Perhaps, it is impossible to find out the people who don’t know even a little bit about it. Though cooking is a kind of art, most of the people do not take it as an art.
Even some of them do not know how to use cooking ranges. If you want to be a perfect cooker, you must have knowledge of using the ranges.
Only electric and gas ranges were used in the past decades but nowadays another type of range named oven is used all over the world. Though there are three types found at present, you can choose any one of them as your wish.
But whenever you are willing to use these materials, you have to be careful as these may become dangerous or you may make misuse of it that’s why the ranges can be damaged. If you want to make yourself aware then this article may help you a lot. Some techniques of using these objects are given below:
Use of Gas range!
Gas ranges are always preferred for their quick heating power and the adjustment of temperature when it is needed. If you are a first time user of it, you may become bored and also you may not know the process of using it then this article is going to sort out your problem.
1. Turning gas range by using a knob
At the time of turning the range on you have to be careful about your safety. Keep your clothes away from the range and then move the knob for putting on fire. You can adjust the heat temperature immediately whenever you want by increasing or decreasing the flame. Turn the knob for adjusting the heat to low, medium and high. As it is possible to get any power of heat, you can be able to boil or cook any type of food.
2. Clean the range holes
Sometimes foods can be clogged into the holes of the burner and after then the flame may be blocked. Cleaning the holes is needed for getting better heat. Use a brush, cloth or stick for cleaning it when the range is turned off and also remember if it is cool or hot before touching it. A repairman will be needed if you break out the holes at the time of cleaning. So it will be helpful for you to take help from him.
3. Careful about gas pipelines
Gas is supplied by direct pipelines from the gas station or cylinder. The lines may be leaked and it will cause an accident. Sometimes cylinder used for a long time may have its date over and will be responsible for a massive burst. So you have to be careful whether there is any smell of gas outing from the gas line and about the date of using a cylinder. If you have any doubt about any one of it, go to an expert to get help and make sure there is no fault with anything related to the range.
4. Keep away flammable things
Flammable things can cause danger if it is in touch of the gas range. So always keep away the unnecessary things to ensure you and your family’s safety.
5. Using external things to lighten up
The gas igniter may be broken for random use. Use any lighter or match instead of flaming on the burner.
6. Put off the flame after finishing work
After cooking, keep in mind to put off the flame by turning the knob. It will help to reduce irrelevant and additional costs and avoid any hazardous incidents.
Use of Electric range!
Sometimes it is preferable to use an electric range as it is less expensive. Here are some useful approaches to use this object safely.
1. Be careful about electric wire
It is known that the electric range gets its power supply by using wire connected to aboard. Be careful whether there is any leakage or not. Leaking on the wire causes electric shock.
2. Increase or decrease heat
The electricity of this type of cooker passes inside a coil on the top of the cooker. Orange color is seen during the flow of electricity. There is also a dial like the knob of the gas burner to enhance or decline heat. For making the burner hot, turn the dial again and again.
3. Clean the cooktop whenever it is needed
The burner somehow becomes dirty and the dirtiness fades up its effectiveness. Try to clean it with soft cloths and make sure the burner is not hot anymore. Otherwise, it will burn your hand either. If it is needed to clean the burner during its heat, turn off the switch and wait until it turns into a cool one.
Appropriate use of anything makes it long-lasting. Use the range in the right way to keep yourself away from danger and keep your burner safe. have a good day.
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