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Choosing the Right Hob: Gas vs. Induction vs. Ceramic

by Sense N Bedeck

At Sense N Bedeck, we understand that selecting the right hob for your kitchen is crucial for both functionality and aesthetics. Each type of hob—gas, induction, and ceramic—offers unique benefits and considerations. Here's a detailed comparison to help you make an informed decision. For personalised advice and to explore our range of high-quality hobs, visit or contact us today.

Gas Hobs:


  1. Instant Heat Control: Gas hobs provide immediate and precise heat control, making them a favourite among professional chefs and cooking enthusiasts.
  2. Visual Flame: The visible flame allows for easy monitoring of heat levels, ensuring precise cooking.
  3. Versatility: Suitable for all types of cookware, including those with uneven bases.
  4. Power Outages: Gas hobs remain functional during power outages, a practical advantage in event of electrical disruptions.


  1. Cleaning Challenges: Gas hobs can be more difficult to clean due to their open burners and grates.
  2. Safety Concerns: The open flame presents a higher risk of fire hazards and burns.
  3. Ventilation Needs: Requires proper ventilation to safely disperse gas emissions.

Induction Hobs:


  1. Energy Efficiency: Induction hobs are highly energy-efficient, heating only the cookware and not the surrounding area.
  2. Fast Heating: They provide rapid heat-up and cool-down times, significantly reducing cooking times.
  3. Safety Features: Induction hobs remain cool to the touch, minimising burn risks. Many models also include automatic shut-off and pan detection features.
  4. Easy Cleaning: The smooth, flat surface is easy to clean and maintain.


  1. Cookware Compatibility: Requires induction-compatible cookware, which might necessitate replacing your existing pots and pans.
  2. Initial Cost: Generally more expensive to purchase and install compared to gas and ceramic hobs.
  3. Power Dependency: Completely reliant on electricity, making them non-functional during power outages.

Ceramic Hobs:


  1. Sleek Design: Ceramic hobs offer a modern and sleek appearance, enhancing the aesthetics of your kitchen.
  2. Easy Cleaning: The smooth, flat surface makes for easy cleaning and maintenance.
  3. Even Heat Distribution: Provides consistent and even heat distribution, suitable for various cooking methods.
  4. Cost-Effective: Typically more affordable than induction hobs, offering a balance between price and functionality.


  1. Slower Heat Response: Ceramic hobs can be slower to heat up and cool down compared to gas and induction hobs.
  2. Efficiency: Less energy-efficient than induction hobs, as they heat both the cookware and the surrounding area.
  3. Safety: The surface remains hot for some time after cooking, posing a burn risk if not handled carefully.

At Sense N Bedeck, we offer a diverse selection of gas, induction, and ceramic hobs to suit your cooking style and kitchen design. Our knowledgeable team is here to help you choose the best hob for your needs, ensuring a perfect blend of functionality and style.

Visit our showroom or contact us today for expert advice and to explore our comprehensive range of hobs. Let Sense N Bedeck be your trusted partner in creating the kitchen of your dreams.

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