Many enjoy the sleek look of the glass–top stove and not having to clean or replace drip pans or burner grates is especially beneficial. However, one of the disadvantages is that cleaning the stove is more important, especially since the spills and splatters are noticeable. With that in mind, we at Nadia’s House Cleaning would like to share some tips on how to clean the glass-top stove.
Glass Cooktop Cleaner Tips
The basics of cleaning of the glass-top stove are as follows:
1) Clean the stove when the top is only cool, do not attempt while it is hot.
2) Avoid the abrasive or harsh chemicals to clean the glass stovetop or you can scratch the surface and never over use cleaners that leave behind residues. To ensure your warranty is valid, consult the manual to ensure specific cleaners are not required.
3) To prevent unwanted scratches, do not use scouring pads and scrub brushed. Only make use of microfiber spongers or cloths. A razorblade can be used in the appropriate manner providing that any tough substances require more extreme measures.
Daily Cleaning of Glass-top Stoves
Collect a few microfiber cloths ready for cleaning, and some distilled white vinegar in a spray bottle.
1) To prevent the buildup of grease, dust, and debris; wipe down the stove after each use after it has cooled.
2) Including the knobs and burners, spray the entire surface with the vinegar
3) Clean away the moisture with one microfiber cloth.
4) Buff out any remaining streaks with a separate microfiber cloth.
Deep Cleaning Glass-top Stoves
A deeper clean is recommended ever 2-4 weeks, depending how often you cook. Gather together a spray bottle filled with distilled white vinegar, a clean towel, a few microfiber cloths.
1) Ensure the stovetop is cool before getting started and liberally spray down the surface with the vinegar, baking soda, and kitchen sink filled with hot water
2) Generously sprinkle the baking soda on top of the vinegar still soaking on the surface.
3) Use the hot water bath to submerge your towel, after you pull it from the bath, wring out the excess fluid and place it on top of the layers on the stove and let it set 15 minutes.
4) After you remove the towel, take the microfiber cloth to wipe up the layers.
5) Repeat the vinegar spray and wipe it again.
6) Buff away the streaks and dry with a separate microfiber cloth.
7) Repeat these steps if any residues linger if necessary.
how to Clean a Glass Top Stove with Burnt on Food
Charring spilled food on the stove is fairly likely, especially since you need to wait until it is cool before wiping it down. When the crust requires more attention than a spray and a wipe, you may need a razorblade. Collect a razorblade loaded in a razor blade holder, a squirt bottle filled with distilled white vinegar, and a few microfiber cloths.
1) To keep you warranty valid, consult your manual and if it advises against razorblades, do not use them and find alternative methods.
2) The stove needs to be cool and soak the burnt areas with vinegar.
3) To hold the razor correctly and avoid damaging surface, use the corners of the blade can etch your stovetop by holding the cutting edge at a very slight angle from the top of the stove. Scrape away the crust spots lightly.
4) With a microfiber cloth, wipe the residues away.
5) Repeat as necessary.