Gas stove burner covers are made from different kinds of materials that are sturdy and durable enough to provide protection to your burner. Some are created using stainless steel material, which is good if you are going to use it to cover a burner stored in an outdoor kitchen. There are also other types like metal, tins, and ceramic.
Whatever you pick, you are doing a great job at protecting your gas stove. After all, these appliances don’t come cheap and you can easily extend its longevity at the price of below $20.
Here in this article, we have rounded up four types of gas stove burner covers.
More Counter Space Black (With Legs)
CounterArt 27078 ‘Black Marble’ Design Tempered Glass Instant Counter
Reston Lloyd R-105-B Rectangular Stove Burner Covers, Set of 2, Black
Camco RV Stove Top Cover, Universal Fit, Convert Your Stove Top to Extra Counter Space In Your Camper Or RV- Black (43554)
This burner cover doubles as a cutting board and counter when put atop your range. It measures 20” x 30” and is able to nestle comfortably over 4 square foot of range or usable counter space.
Not only that, it comes wit cutouts on the sides as handles, which also makes it a perfect serving tray during parties. It also comes with a raised edge so when you cut up fruits or meat, no juice will drip onto your burner. Because of this, food preparation is much easier and faster as this burner cover is very easy to clean with just one wipe.
There are feet installed at the bottom of the burner cover so that it doesn’t put too much weight on the metal rims of the burner. It is suggested that before you purchase this, to measure the area of your gas stove to check if it would fit in nicely. Otherwise, it may be too be and the feet may not rest properly where it should belong.
When you get the right measurements and it is resting in place, you’ll find that it is definitely a worth it purchase. It does its job at protecting your burner but also serves other purposes. Take note however, that because the bottom sides may not be completely covered, it may not be suitable for outdoor stove use.
Like the More Counter Space Burner Cover, this instant Counter Glass Burner Cover exactly replicates the former’s purpose. It not only serves as burner cover but also as a countertop and chopping board.
The only difference is that this one is made of high quality glass instead of plastic. It looks more elegant and is cheaper than the More Counter Space Burner Cover.
If you have marble countertops or floors, this may be a good addition to your kitchen because it perfectly matches the elegance. This is a very versatile kitchen accessory as it can double as a beautiful serving tray. You can also use it as a cooling tray for hot pots, pans, and other cookware as the glass is durable enough.
The Instant Counter Glass Burner Cover is made of tempered glass covered with a black marble applique for contemporary style. It can not only fit onto your burner but it can also be put over your sink when you need more space while the burners are in use.
Resting it on top of the stove is not a problem and won’t put too much pressure even while chopping heavy slabs of meat because it comes with Four heat resistant non slip silicone coated feet.
Because of the coating, you can rest assured that it won’t scratch or nick your countertop and range. Cleaning it is also hassle-free as you can just wipe it with a wet cloth.
These burner covers come in sets of two. You can choose among the available colors: White, Black, Almond, and Fruit/White. The two sets can cover two burners each, depending on the size and positioning of the stove. It measures 2-19-3/4-inch L by 11-inch.
Some owners have complained about it not being deep enough. If your burners are too tall or high, this cover might just float above it.
It’s better to check your burner first before purchasing this. However, this suits average sizes of burners. They are easy to clean because all you have to do is wipe it with a damp cloth.
What most owners don’t like about this rectangular burner is that it is made of tin material that easily gets dents and scratches. Be careful when you handle it and don’t drop it or it might lose its shape and not fit into the burners anymore. It is also not recommended for outdoor use because it may rust quickly.
This rectangular stove cover is like the Reston Lloyd one as it comes in two pieces. It will fit most sizes of stoves and protects efficiently. You won’t have to worry if it would float above the stove because it is quite deep than most.
It is heavy duty and won’t dent or scratch easily as it is made of 20-gauge steel. The covers can be used as a countertop when put over the stove.
When used face down, it can be used as splashguard so you won’t have to worry about spills and mess. It comes in three colors: Black, White, and Almond and has a powder-coated finish.
What makes this great is the fact that you can put heavy stuff on top of it without putting too much pressure onto your stove burner and because it is made of thick metal, you can use it to put hot pans and pots to cool down without affecting its surface.
Now you know that there are other types of burner covers that can multifunction. Although some covers that multitask as countertops are more expensive than those that simply cover, the fact that it adds more space in your kitchen makes it a worthwhile purchase.
It is important to know the use of the cover before purchasing one so you can greatly benefit from it.
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