As a type of heating appliances, gas stove is walking into more and more families and so become gradually popular, closely following with cast iron stoves and log burning stoves.

Here's a brief history introuction of gas stoves that may help you know deeply about it. Gas stove was first built in the 1800s. Although it has many benefits over the coal oven and was manufactured on a large scale, it took another 100 years for the gas stove to really catch on. In the 1930s, the acceptance of gas stoves revolutionized the way the kitchen operated. It took less time to clean the stove, and because there was no soot from coal, cleaning the kitchen itself was less time-consuming.

Even though gas stoves are a little expensive to buy initially, they will save much more for you than traditional wood stoves in the later general usage. Gas stoves use fossil fuels such as propane to keep the flames burning. People in the UK would prefer to use natural gas, for it is clean, efficient, quiet, cheap and without smell and storage.

Nowadays, gas stoves provide a unique alternative to electric heat and are often preferred by professional chefs. A gas stove can fit well with a kitchen of any size and can add either an old-time or modern feel to your homes, depending on the model and design of the stove you select. Compared with the electric stoves, main advantage of gas stoves is that the heat can be more easily controlled by adjusting the level of the flame. This is what other stoves can't do, like wood burners.

As to installing a free standing gas stove, it is an easy work. However, it also takes many attention. If certain significant steps or pointes are overlooked, the home could very quickly fill with gas, which is toxic to humans beings and pets, and also could very easily explode with the slightest spark of electricity.

These free standing gas stove installation tips will show you how to install a gas stove so that it is safe for long-term use for years to come.

- The first piece of tip for you, do not try to install gas stove by yourself. This is a job for professionals.

- Secondly, some gas stoves need special attachments to make them compatible with gas lines.

- Wrap the male hose end's threads with a smooth layer of Teflon pipe tape.

- Screw the male hose into the female hose.

- Tighten with the adjustable wrench.

- Turn on the gas by turning the gas line valve to "on."

- Brush the mixture all around the the area where the two hoses are connected.

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