how to clean glass stove top

How to Clean Glass Stove Top and Keep it Grim-Free

Keeping your stove spotless becomes a priority if you can't tolerate even the smallest food stain on your cooking surfaces. This is especially true for those with a glass stovetop, where even a minor food splatter can be unsightly. So, how to clean glass stove top without causing damage or spending hours on the task? Continue reading this guide to learn tips on how to keep your glass stovetop pristine!

Factors to Consider Before Cleaning a Glass Stovetop

Before knowing how to clean glass stove top, let’s discuss some essential considerations to prevent surface damage or safety hazards.

  1. Wait for Cooling: Ensure the stovetop is completely cool before cleaning. Cleaning a hot surface can lead to cleaner evaporation, leaving streaks and stains or even causing burns.
  2. Select Appropriate Cleaner: Avoid abrasive cleaners like scouring pads or steel wool to prevent scratches. Instead, choose Fomin multi-surface refills for cleaning all types of surfaces, including glass stovetops.
  3. Use Gentle Cloth: Opt for soft materials like microfiber cloths or cotton rags to avoid scratching the surface while cleaning.
  4. Control Moisture: Excess moisture can harm the glass surface, so use minimal cleaner and water. Wipe away any extra moisture with a dry cloth.
  5. Handle with Care: Clean the stovetop gently, avoiding excessive pressure. Employ circular motions during cleaning and refrain from aggressive scrubbing.


How To Clean a Glass Top Stove?

Here's how to clean glass stovetop using a DIY cleaner with common household ingredients. We'll provide two methods to clean different levels of buildup:

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Method 1: White Vinegar and Water

  1. To remove loose debris, begin by wiping the stovetop surface with a non-abrasive cleaning pad.
  2. Take half the amount of white vinegar and half the amount of water in a spray bottle.
  3. Carefully apply the solution to the surface using a non-abrasive cleaning pad.
  4. Wipe away this cleaning solution with a damp microfiber cloth.
  5. Finish by drying the surface with a microfiber cloth.
  6. Repeat the process if necessary to address any remaining residue or stains.


Method 2: White Vinegar and Dish Soap

  1. Remove loose debris by wiping the stovetop surface with a non-abrasive cleaning pad.
  2. Combine equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Also, add a small amount of dish soap for tougher stains.
  3. Spray this mixture on the glass stove surface and allow it to sit for a few minutes to break down residues.
  4. Carefully clean the surface using a non-abrasive cleaning pad.
  5. Clean the solution with a damp cloth.
  6. Finish by drying the surface with a microfiber cloth or Fomin towels.


How to Clean Glass Top Stove Using Fomin Multi-Surface Refills?

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Cleaning a glass-top stove with our Fomin Multi-Surface Refills is simple. Here's a step-by-step guide:

  1. Prepare the cleaning solution: Make a solution by putting Fomin Multi-Surface Refills in water and shake until a uniform mixture forms to spray. 
  2. Apply the cleaner: Spray the Fomin cleaner evenly onto the glass-top stove. Make sure to cover the entire stovetop.
  3. Let the cleaner sit: Allow the cleaning solution on the stovetop for a few minutes. This will loosen any stubborn stains or grease.
  4. Scrub gently: Use a microfiber cloth or sponge to scrub the stove's surface gently. Focus on any areas with stubborn stains or buildup. Avoid using abrasive scrubbers or pads that could scratch the glass.
  5. Rinse and wipe: Once you've scrubbed the entire surface, dampen a clean microfiber cloth with water and wipe down the stove to remove any remaining cleaner residue.
  6. Dry thoroughly: Use a dry microfiber cloth or Fomin towels to clean the glass-top stove completely. This will prevent water spots or streaks.


How to Clean Glass Top Stove Burnt-On?

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Cleaning a glass-top stove with burnt-on stains can be a bit tricky. Here's how to clean glass top stove burnt on:

Use a damp cloth to clean any loose debris or food particles from the stove's surface.

There are several options for cleaning solutions:

  • Purchase cleaning products designed for glass stovetops from your local store.
  • Combine 1 tbsp of vinegar and 1 tbsp of baking soda and form a paste. Apply this paste to the burnt areas and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cream cleansers are also effective for removing burnt-on stains. Apply a small amount to the affected areas.

Use a soft sponge or a cloth to scrub the burnt-on stains in a circular motion gently. Avoid using abrasive scrubbers or steel wool, as they can scratch the glass surface.

Once the burnt-on stains are removed, rinse the stove thoroughly with water to remove any residue from the cleaning solution.

Use a dry cloth to wipe down the stove and ensure it is completely dry before using it again.

For stubborn stains, you may need to repeat the cleaning process multiple times until the stains are completely removed.


Addition Cleaning Tip!

Some food splatters, like tomato sauce and chocolate, might require immediate cleaning while cooking or right after to prevent them from binding to the stovetop surface once it's cooled.


Final Words

Maintaining a pristine glass stove top free from grim is essential for a clean and inviting kitchen. By following the recommended tips on how to clean glass stove top, you can effectively remove stains and keep your stove looking its best. Whether using DIY solutions like white vinegar and water or Fomin Multi-Surface Refills, avoid abrasive materials.


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How to Clean a Glass Top Stove?

To clean a glass-top stove, wipe the surface with a damp cloth to clean any loose debris. Then, apply a small amount of glass stovetop cleaner or a mixture of white vinegar and water to the surface. Gently scrub the stove with a non-abrasive sponge or cloth and clean the surface with a microfiber cloth.

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