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Types of Cooktops

Downdraft Cooktop
Downdraft Cooktop

Downdraft ventilation is a type of ventilation in cooktops and kitchen ranges that pulls cooking fumes and smoke downward. A downdraft ventilation feature is a substitute for a traditional range hood that sucks smoke and steam upward.

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Electric Coil Cooktop
Electric Coil Cooktop

Electric cooktops are available with either coil burners or smoothtop surfaces, which hide radiant elements below a glass or ceramic pane. Smoothtops are outpacing coil cooktops in popularity, but plenty of folks still love their coil models, so we cover that type as well at the end of this section.

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Electric Smooth Top
Electric Smooth Top

Electric cooktops are available with either coil burners or smoothtop surfaces, which hide radiant elements below a glass or ceramic pane. Smoothtops are outpacing coil cooktops in popularity, but plenty of folks still love their coil models, so we cover that type as well at the end of this section.

Gas Cooktop
Gas Cooktop

Shop gas cooktops in the cooktops section of Lowes.com. Find quality gas cooktops online or in store.

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Induction Cooktop
Induction Cooktop

Every induction cooktop and induction range in Consumer Reports’ tests delivers fast cooktop heat and superb simmering. The power and precision of the technology comes from an electromagnetic field below the glass cooktop surface that transfers current directly to magnetic cookware, causing it to heat up.

Modular Cooktop
Modular Cooktop

Modular cooktops are the preferred way of cooking because it allows you to have different choices of burners like induction, gas, and woks. However, the traditional appliance companies from Europe are extremely pricey.

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