08/24/2014 10:58 EDT | Updated 10/24/2014 05:59 EDT


VICTORIA - When a homeowner is building or renovating the kitchen, one of the most important decisions for the heart of the home revolves around the stovetop and oven.

Until recently professional cooking tools were the domain of chefs, but with more people desiring to cook restaurant-quality meals at home, high-end appliances are being purchased by homeowners.