For those people who have stoves with tops, you know that cleaning the stovetop is not just wiping down the surface. No matter how careful you while cooking, food will always get on your smooth stovetop surface. Cleaning your stovetop surface will not only make them look tidy, but they will be functional and make the entire kitchen to look clean. Some people might argue that to thoroughly clean your stovetop you must use conventional cleaning tools and equipment. Well, you can make your own cleaner. To de-gunk your stove top you will need the following:

  • White distilled vinegar
  • Table salt
  • Spray bottle
  • Baking soda
  • Razor scraper
  • Washcloth


Sprinkle baking soda over your stove top

To get rid of ugly spots and dirt from your stove top, you will have to sprinkle baking soda all over the surface. It is important to keep in mind that baking soda is an excellent surface cleaner, particularly glass stove tops. This substance does not scratch the glass, it is available and abrasive.

Spray the surface with the distilled vinegar

Put a significant amount of the white distilled vinegar into the spray bottle. Then wet the entire stovetop with the vinegar and allow it to stay for at least 20 minutes or more. This breaks down the dirt and weakens the stubborn burnt food particles and soup.

Wipe the baking soda paste

Using the towel, swirl around in circles to clean the stovetop. Rinse the towel or piece of cloth in clean water and wipe the top once more. Check the top to see if there burnt food is still there. In case you notice some dirt still lurking around, use the razor to scrape it off. However, if you do not have a razor, you can repeat the process over and over until the food remains are removed.

You can also use a mixture of table salt, baking soda, and water. This solution can also give you desired results especially if you are afraid of damaging the smooth surface of your stovetop. All you have to do is to mix them and start wiping away. This solution is capable of getting rid of grease and grime from your stovetop.

When cleaning your stove, avoid twisting or forcing anything. The knobs should be removed carefully without turning the gas or burner. Wipe each and every nob using the solution and carefully put them back in their rightful place. The stove top should be cleaned on a regular basis to maintain their shine and make the entire cooking area clean and tidy.

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