Ceramic vs induction hobs: Here's the best option for your home

black glass hob with extractor fan and oven in white kitchen
(Image credit: Dave Burton)

Deciding between ceramic vs induction hobs might cause a little confusion for many homeowners. 

While modern units can look very similar and both use an electricity supply, the differences in how they behave, how they can be used and how much they cost is sizeable. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.