Kitchen Oven Appliance Centers Ames IA

Local resources for kitchen oven appliance centers in Ames, IA. An oven is the heart of your kitchen, but choosing the right one for your kitchen is not a complicated task. There are many choices in the market, including built-in ovens, built-under ovens, steam ovens and microwave ovens.

Lowe's
(515) 233-0404
120 Airport Rd.
Ames, IA
Hours
M-SA 6:30 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Sears
(515) 232-7554
1405 Buckeye Ave
Ames, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -10pm
Sat:8am -10pm
Sun:8am -9pm

JC Penney
(515) 233-3450
2901 N Grand Ave
Ames, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat 10:00-9:00
Sun 11:30-5:30

Target
(515) 663-9500
320 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

O'Donnell Ace Hardware
(515) 232-1791
615 24th St
Ames, IA
 
Walmart
(515) 233-1345
3015 Grand Ave
Ames, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(515) 233-1736
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Kmart
(515) 232-7554
1405 Buckeye Ave
Ames, IA
Departments
Pharmacy
Hours
Mon - Fri :8am-10pm
Sat:8am-10pm
Sun:8am-9pm

Walmart Supercenter
(515) 956-3536
534 South Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(515) 956-3547
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart
(515) 432-2416
1815 South Story
Boone, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(515) 432-3484
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Nevada Ace Hardware
(515) 382-2184
123 Lincoln Hwy
Nevada, IA
 

Ovens | Kitchen Appliances

Heat up your kitchen design

An often-overlooked appliance in a kitchen is the oven. In the past, ovens were separate entities of their own, but today, ovens often come with stovetops. However, separate ovens are making a comeback, so if you're renovating your kitchen or updating your appliances, you might consider separating your oven and range.

If you are thinking of a purchasing an oven independently, you'll need to know the difference between regular and convection ovens.

Regular Ovens vs. Convection Ovens

A regular oven uses heating elements to distribute heat, which creates hot or cool spots throughout the oven, depending on the distance from the elements. These ovens are the cheaper option, but they tend to cook food a bit unevenly.

A convection oven, on the other hand, uses a fan to circulate the hot air evenly around the oven box, thereby cooking things more evenly, sealing in juices and speeding up the baking or roasting practice. However, some people mention that food dries out faster in a convection oven, so you have to watch your cooking times.

The type of oven you choose will depend largely on how much and what type of cooking you do. If your goal is to rival the chef at your local five-star restaurant, a convection oven is probably worth the greater investment.

Oven Types

You can choose to have your oven either under your range or in your kitchen wall. A wall oven and a regular oven both come in gas and electric options. Mostly, people buy an electric oven, but a gas oven is known for its more precise heating.

Convection ovens also come in countertop models. Countertop convection ovens work in apartments or smaller kitchens where a range is all you can fit. Toaster ovens and microwave ovens are also options, though these cook food differently and may not be appropriate for all foods.

If space is not a concern, you might consider a double oven. A double oven allows you to cook several things at once, making it perfect for la...

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