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As far as frequently asked questions in my showroom go, Induction or Gas? is right at the top of the list.

The answer?

Induction – every time. Here, I’m going to explain why this is, and also give you my recommendation to the right choice of induction hob.

From my experience, 9/10 customers choose to go with an induction hob without any influence from a kitchen retailer at all, and without really understanding what makes them so unique.

Why? Because the first tick in the box is that they’re always aesthetically pleasing.

Throw in the fact that they cook faster and lose less heat in the process, making them more energy-efficient than gas or electric. What’s not to love?

But what is Induction Cooking?

Now for the nerdy science bit.

On the surface, induction hobs aren’t too dissimilar to other modern cooktops, but beneath the surface – they don’t have burners. Instead, they use electromagnetic energy to heat pots and pans directly.

This method of direct heat means that the surface of the hob remains cool; not only can you say goodbye to skin burns, but also burnt food.

They are super easy to clean, and can be wiped down seconds after removing your pan from the hob.

The same smart technology is what makes them extremely versatile, gentle enough to melt butter and chocolate but powerful enough to boil 16oz of water in 60 seconds!

My personal favourite is the Bora Glass Ceramic Induction Hob

Image of the Bora Glass Ceramic Induction Hob with a couple of pots cooking food.

Beautifully seamless in its design, with touch screen technology, the Bora induction hob is an injection of revolutionary style in any kitchen.

I’ve designed kitchens for many clients where we’ve added the Bora Induction Hob to the central island, and many of them say it’s been the main point of discussion of their dinner parties!

It’s such a versatile style of induction hob, and works in any kitchen design. Take a look at our projects for some inspiration.

Contact Appleton Designer Kitchens for Quality German Kitchens

If you’re looking for a high-quality and stylish German kitchen design with an induction hob, then please get in touch with us to arrange your design consultation. Our consultations enable us to get to know you and understand your needs so that we can create a bespoke kitchen design that is tailored to your lifestyle and home.

Call us on 0161 485 5060 or you can book a design consultation here.

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What our customers say ...

  • 5 star review  We are in love with our new kitchen. Joanne and her team were great from start to finish. We felt in safe hands. Our kitchen was part of a larger extension project and Joanne worked with our builders to ensure the kitchen installation was delivered on schedule. Communication was quick and helpful throughout the process. We would recommend to anyone.

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  • 5 star review  Joanne and her team were excellent, from our initial consultation with her ,through to the design and installation stages. She is a professional. We had full confidence in her to deliver our small kitchen. She was always available to resolve any queries or issues that we had. We would highly recommend Joanne to project manage your new kitchen to run through the various options , developing and creating your stylish kitchen.

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  • 5 star review  Joanne and team did an excellent job designing, project managing and installing our new kitchen. We knew we were in safe hands when we first met her at her fabulous show room to discuss ideas and designs. She was approachable and realistic and there was no hard sell. Joanne had put 3D designs together and clearly explained the pros and cons of each proposal. Throughout the entire process, she was dedicated to making everything perfect, making multiple visits and she also answered queries promptly. Joanne's attention to detail is exceptional! The customer service level was top notch, fantastic, we love our new kitchen and highly recommend Joanne and this company to family and friends. The whole experience was easy, and Joanne is a pleasure to deal with! Thanks again :)

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  • 5 star review  Incredible professional service, Joanne went through everything that was needed to make the project a pleasure The kitchen design is excellent with some really great features that make all the difference. The fitting from start to finish was spot on with Joanne visiting at every stage of the build . So pleased with the whole experience from start to finish, Joanne was recommended to me and I would not hesitate to recommend her myself. Jack Walkey

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  • 5 star review  Joanne from Appleton Kitchens helped us by designing an amazing kitchen with which we are delighted. She was very helpful and has unbelievable attention to detail. She was at hand to help from the moment of design to having the whole kitchen fitted. I have never seen such excellent customer service.

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  • 5 star review  I don't usually write reviews however this company is worth a write up. Appleton Kitchens was recommend to me by a friend. However I did go to multiple kitchen companies to make the comparison. With regards to quality and cost there was no where else that compared. You won’t get a pushy sales pitch, any queries were answered promptly. Joanne made multiple visits to my property to ensure the measurements were spot on during the build. Again during the kitchen installation she was on site to make sure everything was there and on track. What was key for me is you get a "Service" which was exactly was I was after. I am so pleased with my kitchen!

    thumb Jenni Postlethwaite

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Our consultations allow us to get to know one another so we can create a sleek and stylish kitchen that will complete your home. So, if you are based in or around Cheadle, and in search of a German Pro-norm Kitchen that is bespoke to your lifestyle, get in touch.

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Monday to Friday – By appointment only
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Sunday Closed

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