Are you looking to see if you have a gas or electric appliance, but not sure how to tell the difference? Our specialists are here to help.
You might be wondering, big deal why are you telling us this? In the end, to save you money (and time)!
You don’t want to spend $800 on a dryer to find out when it’s delivered it cannot be installed because you only have a gas hookup and bought an electric dryer.
If you are looking online at warnersstellian.com or at your current model here is how you would know.
In the image below you will see the appliance’s model number, WKEX200HRA. From the model number we can see that this specific model is an electric fuel type because it has an ‘E’.
Now, it the next image below you will see the appliance’s model number, WKGX201HRA. From the model number we can see that this specific model is a gas fuel type because it has an ‘G’.
Check the Cord
Another way you can check to see if you have a gas or electric appliance is by looking at the cord. The electric dryers will have a normal looking three prong cord. The gas dryers will have a thicker cord.
This is an example of an electric dryer. Notice the size of the cord and how it is very different from the gas dryer below. The cord does not come with the dryer.
Here is an example of a gas dryer and the cord comes attached to it.
Note that this is the same thing for gas and electric ranges as well! Did you discover if you have gas or electric appliances? Let us know! You can also check out our appliance buying guides for more information on a specific category.