What is a pyrolytic oven and do you need one?

Neff pyrolytic ovens
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If you are in the market for a new cooker, you may well be asking ‘what is a pyrolytic oven?’ With so many fancy sounding special features and optional extras now available in the world of kitchen appliances, it can seem like an overwhelming task to start untangling the various terms that get thrown your way when stepping into the world of kitchen design

Well, you can breathe a sigh of relief if that rings true for you because we are here to take the mystery out of one of the most popular types of kitchen appliance you might find yourself looking at — the pyrolytic oven.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.