There is nothing like an epic cooking adventure to make your kitchen look like a hurricane blew through. Loading the dishes and wiping down counters is the easy part. But you also need to know how to clean a glass top stove without scratching the surface and ruining the finish. We know a tried and true method of cleaning a glass range that is quick and easy.
You’ve probably heard of using baking soda as a natural cleaner. It’s safe, effective, and cheap! Harness the power of baking soda and hot water as a hassle-free way to clean a glass stovetop.
5 Steps on How to Clean a Glass Top Stove
Learn how to clean a glass top stove without scratching it by following these steps.
- dish soap
- baking soda
- bowl of hot water
- soft sponge or cloth
Step 1: Remove Debris from Glass Stove Top
The first thing to know about how to clean a glass top stove is to get rid of the bulk of the debris. Take a few paper towels and wipe the glass stove top from back to front in a sweeping motion. Discard the food debris and the towels.
Step 2: Prepare Glass Range Top for Cleaning
Prepare to clean a glass range top by placing the towels into a large bowl of steaming hot water to soak and set aside. Prep the top of the range by sprinkling baking soda liberally all over the top to create a solid layer of the soda. The baking soda will do some of the hard work for you!
Step 3: Steam-Power the Baking Soda
Warning: To avoid burns, use kitchen gloves that can withstand the heat of the soaked towels.
What’s the best part of learning how to clean a glass top stove? Working smarter, not harder! Steaming baking soda is a great way to clean a glass stovetop. Wring out the towels to about 50% saturation.
Next, lay the towels on top of the baking soda layer to steam the surface of the stove for 15-20 minutes. This will loosen the stubborn ford particles and deep clean your stove. Enjoy a glass of water while the magic happens!
Step 4: Wipe Down the Glass Stove Top
At this point, the soiled surface of the stove should be easy to clean as the remnants have loosened up. Use the cooling towels to wipe down the surface of the stove beginning in the back. Sweep the muck into the towels in an S-pattern from back to front to get rid of the baking soda and leftover food particles. This step should leave your stove nearly clean.
Step 5: Rinse the Remaining Residue & Dry
You’re almost done! Use a clean damp sponge to rinse and wipe the surface. This will remove any residue left by the baking soda. Now grab a soft dry cloth to buff the surface and you will see a nice shiny finish!
Does your glass cooktop need more than just a good clean? Contact GFY Appliance Repair & Showroom for appliance service today!
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