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Installing a Circuit for an Electric Stove

How to Upgrade From a Gas Stove to an Electric Stove – To upgrade from a gas stove to an electric stove a new dedicated electric circuit will need to be installed.

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[ad#block] Electrical Question: I was just wondering how much it would cost to rewire from a gas stove to an electric stove.

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Thanks for your Kitchen Stove question Sarah

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2 Responses to “Installing a Circuit for an Electric Stove”
  1. Howard Hadley says:

    What do you mean upgrade to an electric stove? 90% of the electric ranges out there (all the ones in use) are worse for cooking than 95% of the gas ranges in use today. Professional cooks prefer to cook with gas stoves because of better and faster heat control. Next time please make the word change or something else less charged (pun intended).

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Howard,
    Actually I had to laugh when I read this because I share your same opinion. I was just going with the wording of the question. Actually I personally prefer a gas stove or cook top and an electric oven.
    Thanks for your input