THE STOVE AND OVEN
Michael Klopper, appliance buyer and manager of Kloppers furniture stores, recommends a gas stove for its energy-saving capabilities as well as affordability.
“It’s almost instantaneous heat, compared to a four-plate solid stove that takes five to 10 minutes to heat up before you can start cooking,” he says.
A full 9-litre gas tank costs about R539 – R199 to refill it – and can last up to nine months. Induction technology can also help consumers save a few bucks while cooking, he says. An electric stove using this technology doesn’t have an element but works