Raise your hand if you enjoy cleaning your stove? No… to be honest, I am not a big fan of cleaning my stove top either, but I have learned consistency makes it easier.
When I consistently clean my stove top, it is so much easier, takes less time and is overall less of a headache.
In the following paragraphs, you will find approachable ways to keep your stove top clean and maintain it as well as some tricks for making clean-up so much easier!
I have included ways to clean your stove top with things you have around the house as well as some great store-bought cleaners.
First things first, you need to identify the type of electric stove top you have. Then, you can jump into cleaning it.
I’ve described the three major types of electric stove tops and then given step-by-step instructions to cleaning them.
These are the tried and true, sturdy and dependable stove tops, but they are also the most work to clean since they have the most parts.
If you have a ceramic-glass stove top, it means it is completely flat. This is one of the easier types of stove tops to clean because there are no crevices or pieces to move. You may have already guessed this but these stove tops are a combination of glass and ceramic, so when someone says they have a ceramic stove top or glass stove top just know it’s actually the same thing.
When you’re done scrubbing, whether with just soap and water or with the cleaner, dry your stove top with a dish towel or paper towel.
These are similar to ceramic in that they are also flat-topped. They function differently, but you clean them the same. Induction cooktops heat more efficiently and the actual cooktops remain cooler during the cooking process.
Scrub, scrub, repeat, and done.
One of the easiest ways to clean your electric stove top, is by avoiding big spills and messes. Obviously, this is always the goal and cooking is just a messy business, but there are a few options out there that can help keep your stove top cleaner and minimize the work afterwards.
There are some great cleaners available for your stove top, but there are also several things you can find around the house to clean your stove top.
There are several store bought cleaners you can resort to when trying to get your stove top back to its pristine glory. While I would suggest starting with soap and water, these are great resources when your arms are tired of scrubbing and you just need something with that extra power. These are also great to have on hand to do a deep clean every few weeks.
There are a few culprits that prove to be difficult to get rid of time and time again. I wanted to give you some ideas on how to get rid of these repeat offenders.
There are endless possibilities and products available for cleaning your stove top. The key is trying out a couple ways and finding your favorites.
When you know what works best and how to properly clean your stove top, it becomes less of a chore and more of a routine.
Hopefully, you’ve discovered a few new tricks and products to help make cleaning your stove a more enjoyable and easier process.
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