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Replace Electric or Induction Cooktop with Gas Cooktop

Topics:

  • Replace an Induction Cooktop with a Gas Cooktop
  • Installation considerations when replacing an Electric Cooktop with a Gas Cooktop
  • Will a Gas Cooktop fit in the same opening as an Electric or Induction Cooktop?

Answer:

Depending on the installation and size of the Electric or Induction Cooktop, the same rough opening may be the same or similar to allow for the installation of a Gas Cooktop.

  • Unframed or Contemporary Electric or Induction Cooktops that are installed flush may require a new opening to accommodate the new Gas Cooktop.
  • The Gas Cooktop is taller than an Electric or Induction Cooktop. Installation may not be possible if an oven or other appliance is installed below the cooktop.
  • A gas line needs to be run to the opening.
  • Gas Cooktops come with a power cord, it may be necessary to install an outlet if the Electric or Induction Cooktop was hardwired.
  • Electrical supply is not the same. Changes may be necessary.
  • Verify installation specifications and dimensions.

Refer to the Wolf Design Guide for design specifications.

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