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Ample high heat power
I bought this cooktop to replace another glass top electric cooktop that was at least 20 years old. The cooktop was installed in a Corian countertop and I found that the hole size was...Read complete review
I bought this cooktop to replace another glass top electric cooktop that was at least 20 years old. The cooktop was installed in a Corian countertop and I found that the hole size was too small for most cooktops by other manufacturers, and I did not want to risk cracking the countertop by having a bigger hole cut out. So I was essentially limited to GE cooktops. But I was glad to find that there were various GE cooktops that had high power output and were priced reasonably. I also was glad that the GE cooktops were not too deep since I wanted to continue to use the drawer that is under the cooktop. Many of the other brands would have forced us to stop using that drawer. Our old cooktop had two "quartz halogen" burners that we liked for their immediate full on capability, but I found that no manufacturer seems to make that type of electric burner now. We've found that the ribbon burners of our new cooktop, while not quite "instant-on" like the halogen burners still heat up in just seconds. I wanted a good "power boil" feature so that we wouldn't have to wait around to boil a large pot of water for pasta or potatoes. The "power boil" dual-size burner of our new cooktop does a great job of boiling quickly when the full larger-size setting it used with a big pot. In fact, the "high" setting of all of the burners is so hot that my husband keeps burning the food that he cooks because he is not used to the higher total power compared to our old cooktop. My husband likes to cook pancakes with an old family recipe, so I thought that he would enjoy having the "bridge element" to enable him to use a large griddle and make lots of pancakes at once. I found a good non-stick griddle pan with a flat bottom and my husband found that the bridge element worked well for that. Some reviewers complain that glass tops are hard to clean. The situation is really just that the shiny smooth black glass surface shows grease spatters and water spots more easily than other surfaces. These people were actually just used to leaving their old non-glass cooktops more dirty. On the other hand, the smooth top means that there is no space under the burners to collect spills, so wiping it down is in that way "easier" than with traditional uncovered electric burners. The glass top polishes up nicely using the cleaner that it came with, but it does take a lot of rubbing in the case of burnt-on spills.
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My Wife lovesit and she loves me for buying it for her. Yea!!!
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Easy to use!
from Goodyear, Arizona, United States
Comments about GE Profile 30" Built-In CleanDesign Black Electric Cooktop:
We have had other electric cook tops and this one is by far the best and easiest to use! The range is easy to wipe clean. The controls are easy to understand. The bright red LED makes it easy to identify what range is still hot when turned "off". The heat response from turning the range on and the pan ready to work is very efficient. Don't forget to use the right pan/ pot for the right range/ cook top. We can't wait to cook for a crowd!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from San Antonio, TX, United States
There are pros and cons but over all we like it. Y
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from SC, United States
I bought this four month ago, it is a good quality, but the glass is difficult to keep clean.
from Moneta, VA, United States
Easy installation as a builtin if you have attachments. Our last one lasted over 10 years.
Love this cook top!
from Chesterfield County, VA, United States
We bought this when we upgraded our kitchen and have not been disappointed.
from Port St. Luce, FL
It came with my new home and does the job it's supposed to do.
Nice clean cook top
By Willy D
from Memphis, TN, United States
Easy to install, looks great, everything works well, burner temps just right.
JUST WHAT THE COOK ORDERED
from Oak Park, IL
Recently purchase the GE Profile Cook top as a replacement. I found that the features were just want I wanted. Very happy.
SLEEK AND CLEAN LOOK
from Amity Harbor, NY, United States
WORKS GREAT,LOOKS GREAT (I RATHER KNOBS THEN BUTTONS) HOWEVER POTS AND PANS SLIP AND SLIDE A BIT WHEN STIRRING CLEAN UP IS NO DIFFERENT THEN A CONVENTIONAL STOVE TOP AS IN FOOD AND STAINS BAKE IN SURFACE AND NEED SCRUBBING TO REMOVE BUT LOOKS GREAT WHEN CLEAN
from Skokie, IL, United States
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