Bradford-on-Avon based Aga range cooker specialists Blake & Bull have conducted a survey of over 1300 Aga range cooker owners. The purpose of the survey was to ‘take the temperature’ of how Aga range cooker owners feel about this much-loved staple of the country home in 2019.
The survey - the first of its kind in the industry - has been visualised in this infographic and revealed some surprising findings:
- 83% of range cooker owners felt the cookers added to the value of their home.
- 44% of owners switch their Aga range cookers off over the summer, with June being the most popular month to turn off.
- Different fuel methods can save up to a 1/3 in annual running costs.
Since its invention in the 1920s by Swedish physicist Gustaf Dalen, the Aga range cooker has become a much-loved part of many a country home. In recent years, the Aga range cooker has been criticised for its high fuel costs, but has responded with more efficient electric and remote control versions to adapt to these changes.
Matthew Bates, founder of Blake & Bull said of the survey, “Having worked with them for so long, we are seriously geeky when it comes to Aga range cookers. However, this survey – conducted for the first time this year – uncovered some surprising results which just goes to show there’s always something to learn! We will be running this survey annually to track how the country’s relationship with the Aga range cooker is changing.”