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Alpine Appliance Installations Ltd. is the original installation and service company for the legendary AGA cooker in Canada.
In 1986 Alpine Appliance Installations Ltd. was selected as the first Canadian company to be trained and certified on installation and service for the legendary AGA.
The AGA is a heat storage range which is referred to as a "cooker." The AGA cooker works on the principle that the heavily framed interior made of cast iron absorbs heat from a relatively low-intensity fuel supply, either gas or electric. This fuel supply is continuously heating the cast iron. The accumulated heat can then be used for cooking by evenly radiating that stored heat out of the cast iron ovens.
The AGA cooker was invented and initially produced in Sweden. Manufacturing was moved to the U.K. in the 1930s and the AGA cooker is still produced there.
In 1988 Bruce Johnstone owner of Alpine Appliance was appointed as the Canadian representative for AGA. When it comes to the AGA, his knowledge of this iconic cooker is extensive.
As Bruce and staff often say, "Let us teach you how to cook a mouthwatering meal with ease the AGA way. On a conventional range, 80-90 percent of the food is “worked” on the top burners. In the AGA the reverse is the way. We use the multiple ovens and let them do the work while we enjoy family and friends. It's so effortless!” The AGA's ability to make a perfect meal is thanks to the precise and even radiant heat in each oven.
Alpine specializes in sales of new and rebuilt AGA's, providing knowledge, installation, and service of the iconic AGA brand and is the only full servicing dealer in Canada.
The traditional AGA requires a trained fitter upwards of 2-3 days from delivery to "firing up a build”. Each AGA cooker is hand-built in the traditional way of excellent craftsmanship!
New AGA cookers are delivered pre-assembled, in a variety of colours speeding up your ability to enjoy your meal the same day. The Total Control AGA cooker is revolutionary. You can control each oven's heat from "full to slumber mode" at the touch of a button.
Adding to the AGA line is the conventional range type of the Mercury and Elise models.
Find out more we love to talk AGA at 604-980-8889.
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Each AGA Cooker has three different temperature range ovens for perfect cooking results.
Staring from the upper left, the AGA badge door is the heart of the control, lower left is baking, upper right is roasting, lower right is simmering
The AGA makes the cook! With its gentle radiant and convection cooking ability coming from the cast iron it cooks like no other range, since 1933
add additional cooking ovens to boost your passion of cooking, available in all the matching colours
These free standing City 24 cookers fit nicely in more compact locations and give you all the great AGA cooking ability in one small package
AGA cookers sales and service since 1987 call 604-980-8889
It all starts with uncrating and moving over 1650 lbs of cast iron in the residence. Careful setting up of the base and platform is required.
It is important that all the panels be sealed prior to building to maintain gasket integrity.
If the AGA is not set up correctly from the foundation of the build, the main components will not allow a level cooking surface. It is critical that each step is checked and double-checked before proceeding.
After all the checking, we now get to install the front face and do more gasket sealing and an audit of the build so far.
At this point, we have insulated and packed the insulating rock wool and vermiculite 3/4 of the way up. All gaskets and seals must be installed and another analysis of fittings and adjustments are completed.
More checking, adjusting, gas flue way sealing, all so critically important to the AGA and all of the components. Step by step it is coming together.
Great job Jeff !!
There is so much that goes into the assembling of a traditional AGA cooker. From the kitchen design many months back, even years in some cases, to the fuel services, the venting, delivery, and assembly.
If you are moving your precious AGA cooker, only Alpine Appliance has the supplies and equipment to do so. Moving this fabulous cooking appliance is not for the faint of heart!
These owners now have seven cooking stations on this model. Ovens that will roast, bake, simmer, warm, and hold food. On the top deck, there is a boiling and simmering plate to cook on as well as a warming deck to keep your plates, tea, and coffee warm. And yes the ovens will fit a 30 lb bird of your choosing !!
You may ask, how does an AGA cooker work. Sarah Whitaker from Twyford Cookers in the UK will give you a short lesson.
We keep looked far and wide to find some great AGA cooking Videos. Until we have time to make our own, here is a link to what we believe are truly great short cooking videos from one of the premier dealers in the UK. with Simon Brown demonstrating.
We love our AGA customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
If your interested in AGA ranges and cookers you can also make a special after hours appointment.
Just call during office hours to book your time.
3763 Delbrook Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7N 2Z6, Canada
09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.
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