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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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  • review rating 5  We could not recommend Appleton Designer Kitchens enough, we loved working with Joanne who quickly understood exactly what we wanted from our space and designed the perfect kitchen for us. From start to finish it was a smooth process and Joanne was always on hand to answer any queries we had. The finished result is exactly as planned and we love it. Thank you Joanne.

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  • review rating 5  We had a kitchen designed and fitted by Appleton Kitchens Ltd just before Christmas. Joanne was ace, providing different designs, suggesting colour schemes, working with the other trades that we had on site and being there almost every day to check that the installation and any snagging was completed to a high standard. Happy to recommend

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  • review rating 5  We were more than happy with all aspects of the kitchen Joanne from Appleton Designer Kitchens designed and supplied us with. From the initial design for which Joanne made various suggestions and recommendations to improve on our vision, through the subsequent changes which we requested, all done willingly and without fuss, to overseeing the installation and all for a very competitive price. It was also a pleasure dealing with Joanne as she takes pride in the kitchen’s that she designs and supplies and has the highest level of attention to detail that sets her and Pronorm kitchens apart from other suppliers. We are very happy with the finished article. Susan and Andrew Abbott

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  • review rating 5  This is a great company to work with on projects who produce stunning kitchens. We have dealt with them for a number of years now and we can't recommend them highly enough. Joanne's attention to detail and designs make a huge difference to the whole process and finished product.

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  • review rating 5  IPS-Pronorm Kitchen's are a quality product!! not only do they work to your budget, the level of service you receive from Joanne and her team is without a doubt the best in the business!!! we have used Jo on a numerous kitchens and each one has been installed like its the first.

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  • review rating 5  Joanne provided valuable input into the design of our kitchen which other companies seemed unwilling or unable to do. She ensures what was planned is delivered and personally manages the project from start to finish. The end result is a fantastic kitchen which we both love and enjoy.

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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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