How to Clean a Glass Top Stove in 6 Quick Steps

by craftmin | December 23, 2017

How to clean a glass top stove the natural way? With these six quick steps you can do a thorough cleaning without resorting to harsh chemicals that can even possibly contaminate your food. Be environmentally-friendly and body healthy both with your food and in your kitchen.

How to Clean a Glass Top Stove Basic Tips

With their clean and smooth lines, glass top stoves are increasingly becoming popular but there are serious tradeoffs for that modern sleekness – an oil splatter can easily become a black burn. Let these quick fixes help with those tough stains and enjoy the look and experience of cooking on glass tops.

  • First, never clean your glass top while it’s still hot. Make sure it is completely cool. Check your light indicator because it will tell you when it’s safe to start cleaning.
  • Next, routinely clean you glass top. Whether it needs a thorough cleaning or not, make a habit of giving it a wipe off.
  • White distilled vinegar (it has many uses) and lemon juice and baking soda can and will deal with those food stains that too stubborn for our peace of mind.
  • Regarding the use of special scrapers or razor blades, use them with care when lifting those burnt food debris. Frankly, there is no other way.
  • Moreover, clean stains and errant food immediately.  There is no later. Sauces, spills, and grease – see them, wipe them. Youc an also adapt these basic cleaning guidelines for your outdoor kitchen.

How to clean a glass top stove the natural way

What you will need:

  • White distilled vinegar
  • Baking Soda
  • Towels
  • Razor blade or special scraper

(1) Wipe down

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First, check if the stove has totally cooled down. Then spray the surface with distilled white vinegar.  Next, wipe off with a clean dampened cloth.

(2) Sprinkle with baking soda

How to clean a glass top stove

After wiping off the surface, sprinkle liberally with baking soda. Baking soda is also a known natural cleaner because of its alkali content. Alkali breaks down grime, grease, and grit. Additionally, because baking soda is a very mild abrasive, it cleans without scratching the glass.

(3) Towel Treatment

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Wet an old but clean towel with hot water.  Better yet, fill a basin or pail with hot water and then wet thoroughly.  Now wring the towel damp.  Finally, leave the towel on top of the glass topped stove for 15 to 20 minutes. The hot damp heat will loosen and soak the crud and grit on the stove top.

(4) Scrub, Rinse, and Repeat

How to clean a glass top stove

Next, work vigorously in scrubbing off the crud and grime.  Then sprinkle liberally with baking soda as you scrub the surface. After that, frequently wash in hot water, rinse, and wring and repeat the process until you have cleaned as much as you could.

(5) Scrape

How to clean a glass top stove

Using a razor scraper or a special scraper meant for cleaning a glass top stove, scrape off the stubborn and burnt food and crud. Next, scrape off gently and in one area at a time. Moreover, you would not scratch the glass if you scrape off with even motions. We also recommend that you use a razor blade with a graspable handle.

(6) Final Wipe Off

How to clean a glass top stove

Lastly, give a last and final wipe by spraying distilled white vinegar and then wiping off with a dampened cloth. Then finally buff with a lint-free dry cloth.

Source: DIY How to Clean

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