There is no question that losing or damaging a lid to a pot or pan can have detrimental effects on your kitchen. Certain cooking styles, such as simmering, require the use of a lid. The good news is that you can purchase 18" - 20" wide stainless steel cookware lids to replace those that were lost or damaged. These lids provide a secure seal for your pots and pans and are constructed of durable and dishwasher safe materials. 18" - 20" wide stainless steel cookware lids are meant for the corresponding pot and pan sizes, so check your cookware's measurements before buying . Be sure to review all customer comments prior to purchase to ensure that you receive a lid that meets the standards of your kitchen.