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How to Clean a Dirty Cooktop

How to Clean a Dirty Cooktop Without Scratching It

If your cooktop is looking a little bit worse for wear, don’t worry – we have the perfect solution! We have a method of cleaning a dirty cooktop without any scrubbing or harsh chemicals. This method is both simple and effective, leaving your cooktop looking sparkling clean in no time!  This method for how to clean a dirty cooktop is simple, easy, and will take away the frustration of the usual scrubbing. Keep reading for instructions on how to get your cooktop looking like new again.

How to Clean a Dirty Cooktop Naturally and Easily

Caked on stains on your cooktop getting you down? Don’t worry! We have the perfect solution for how to clean a dirty cooktop without the usual struggle.

How to Make All Natural Cooktop Cleaner

The first step to cleaning your cooktop without scrubbing is to make an all-natural cleaner. All you need for this cleaner is a few natural ingredients that you likely have around the house.

You will need:

  • 1/2 cup of baking soda
  • Water
  • 1/4 cup of white vinegar
  • A spray bottle

Mix together the baking soda and the water in a bowl or on the surface to make a paste. Then add the white vinegar to the spray bottle so it’s ready to apply.

How to Clean Stove Burners With Vinegar and Baking Soda

Once you have made your all-natural cleaner, it’s time to get cleaning! Start by applying the paste you made onto the cooktop. Next, spray your vinegar solution over the paste. The baking soda and vinegar will react together creating bubbles that will help break down caked-on grime.

Let the paste and vinegar sit for a few minutes. Then simply wipe it away with a damp cloth. All of the dirt, grease, and grime should come off easily without any scrubbing. For stubborn spots, you can use an old toothbrush to gently brush them away.

Once all of the gunk is removed, simply rinse with warm water and dry with a soft cloth. That’s it – you’ve just successfully cleaned your dirty cooktop without any scrubbing!

How to Clean Stove Burners With Vinegar and Baking Soda

How to Clean a Dirty Gas Range Stove Top Naturally

Cleaning a gas range stovetop is much the same process as for a glass top. Start by making the paste and applying it, then spray the vinegar. Let sit and let the bubbles do their job. Then clean off with a soft cloth or an old toothbrush if needed.

Finally, rinse with warm water and dry with a soft cloth. Be careful not to get any moisture in the electrical controls or igniters while you do this as it can result in your range not starting or issues with your range clicking but not lighting. Your stovetop should be left looking shiny and new without having to use any harsh chemicals or scrubbing!

How to Clean Stove Burner Covers

If your gas range has grates or burners, you will usually want to clean these separately. To do this, simply fill a large sink with hot water and soap. Let the grates soak in the solution for 30 minutes, then scrub with a non-scratch mesh pad. You can also use the baking soda paste if you would like to avoid the sink for any reason.

How to Remove Burnt-On Grease From Stove Top

If the above method has left stains or burnt-on grease on the stovetop, you still don’t need to reach for harsh chemicals. This is when we would recommend bringing in a glass scraper or a razer. Simply scrape off the grease and then clean with a damp cloth with soap and water. You’ll want to carefully scrape the cooktop at a 45-degree angle to make sure you don’t scratch the surface. Be very careful with this method as you don’t want to scratch your cooktop.

Remove Burnt on Grease From Stove Top

Additional Tips for Cleaning Your Cooktop Without Scrubbing:

  • Always check the manufacturer’s instructions first for any special care or cleaning requirements.
  • Choose a soft cloth when wiping away grime and dirt, as this will prevent scratches.
  • Use an old toothbrush or Q-tip to get into any hard-to-reach places.
  • After cleaning, leave a bit of oil on the cooktop to prevent rusting and make sure it stays clean longer.
  • Never use abrasive cleaners or pads that could damage your cooktop.
  • Make sure to rinse with warm water before using the stove again. This is especially important when cleaning gas stoves as the residual cleaner can be flammable.

These tips for how to clean a dirty cooktop should help you keep your cooktop looking and working its best for years to come. Cleaning your stove doesn’t have to be hard work – with this easy method, you can get the job done quickly and effectively without any heavy scrubbing! And for any appliance repair needs, Aviv Service Today is your go-to local team!