Need Help with GE Glass Top Range


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Need Help with GE Glass Top Range

HungWeiLo | Aug 8, 2007 01:51 PM

I need to know how to get this range to work better for me - it heats up too slowly and not enough!

My 5-year-old electric range which came with the house just died, so in a panic I went and picked up a GE Glass Top Range, which is a pretty basic model. It was only $360 so I bought it without doing too much research.

I don't have have too many issues with cleaning it, since I'm pretty good about wiping it down after using it. What I do have an issue with is - it doesn't heat up hot enough! I have these stainless steel pots that can boil water well enough, but then I have these non-stick Teflon pans which take forever to heat up (whether I'm just frying up some ground beef for pasta or stir-frying morsels of meat and veggies). The pan is pretty flat on the bottom, so I don't think that's the issue.

I read somewhere that there may be some temperature limiter control which may be limiting the maximum temperature output? Is this true? Or do I have to use stainless steel pans instead of my usual non-stick pans?

Does anyone have experience with this line of glass top range and can give me some advise as to how to make it work better? (as in - like my old trusty electric coil range)

Link to Home Depot page of this range:

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