Those of you have glass stovetops know that cleaning is not as easy as simply wiping down the surface. Most of the time, no matter how careful you are with your cooking, food still gets on your smooth stovetop surface. Once it dries or cooks on the surface, these spills can be difficult to remove without damaging the it…
DIY Natural Stovetop Cleaner
Properly cleaning your glass stovetop will keep them looking nice and functioning well. It can be difficult to remove all the build up in the surface but we have discovered a thrifty, yet efficient way to remove all that nasty gunk.
Note: This method of cleaning can be used for most stovetops, but before attempting please check to make sure that none of the following ingredients or tools will cause damage to it’s surface.
To de-gunk your stovetop, you will need the following:
- spray bottle
- white, distilled vinegar
- baking soda
- towel or washcloth
- razor scraper
Step 1. Sprinkle baking soda all over your stovetop
When cleaning the muck on your glass stove top, the first step is to sprinkle baking soda in a generous amount all over the affected area. Baking soda s an excellent glass stovetop cleaner. It’s cheap and abrasive but doesn’t scratch the glass.
Step 2. Spray the surface with vinegar
Wet the entire stovetop surface with vinegar and let it sit for 15 minutes or more.
Step 3. Wipe away!
Swirl the towel around in circles then dry up the surface with another clean towel. If there is still some burnt food left, you can use the razor to quickly scrape it off. If you don’t have any razor, you can always reapply the solution. Just repeat steps 1 thru 3.
This same method of cleanup can be used on most other smooth-surfaced stovetops as well. But be sure to double-check if your surface can be scratched or harmed by any of the ingredients or tools before attempting.
You can also get your stovetop surface to sparkle and shine by spritzing a bit vinegar over it and then wiping it clean.
What about you? What’s the worst thing that ever made a mess on your pristine glass stovetop? Do you have other tips to get the gunk off?
This is a tried and tested method by the author of the Happy Money Saver. Read the original article here.
Originally posted on December 30, 2015 @ 12:10 AM