A range is an appliance used to prepare meals in the kitchen. It is also commonly called a stove. The function of the range is to provide the heat needed to cook or warm food. There are different types of stoves available so homeowners can select one to suit their needs perfectly. Electric stoves offer an easy and convenient usage while gas ranges allow heat to be applied evenly and quickly to the cooking pan. The number of ranges present in the kitchen may vary depending on the size of the kitchen. Small stoves only have a single or couple of burners while bigger ranges can have more. Stoves can be combined with ovens to generate a multifunctional appliance that is convenient to use and stylish. Such combinations are available in different styles and designs to complement several types of kitchen decoration.