A stove top is an essential part of any kitchen, and keeping it clean is important for both aesthetic and safety reasons. In this blog post, we’ll give you a step-by-step guide on how to clean a stove top, so you can keep your kitchen looking and feeling its best.
First, start by removing all of the burner grates and drip pans. Most stove tops have removable grates, which makes cleaning them a breeze. If yours are not removable, you can still clean them by hand. Be sure to use hot, soapy water and a scrub brush to remove any built-up grease or food particles.
Next, take a look at the burner heads. These are the metal coils that actually generate the heat when you turn on your stove. Over time, they can become caked with grease and food residue. To clean them, simply remove them from the stove top (they should unscrew easily) and soak them in hot, soapy water for about 20 minutes. Then, use a toothbrush or other soft-bristled brush to scrub away any remaining dirt or grime. Rinse them well and set them aside to dry.
Now it’s time to focus on the main body of the stove top. Start by giving it a good wipe-down with a damp cloth to remove any surface dirt or debris. Next, make a paste out of baking soda and water (about 1/2 cup baking soda to 1 cup water). Spread the paste over the entire stove top with a sponge or cloth and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. This will help loosen any tough stains or residues.
Once the paste has had a chance to work its magic, it’s time to start scrubbing. Use a sponge or scrub brush to wipe away the paste, being sure to get into all of the nooks and crannies. If you’re dealing with particularly stubborn stains, you may need to repeat this process several times until they’re gone completely. Once you’re satisfied with the results, rinse the area well with warm water and dry it with a clean towel or cloth.
And that’s it! With just a little bit of elbow grease (and some helpful household ingredients), you can easily keep your stove top looking like new for years to come. Thanks for reading!
A clean stovetop is not only necessary for keeping your kitchen looking its best – it’s also important for safety reasons (if there’s built-up grease on your stovetop, there’s an increased risk of fire). So how do you keep yours spick and span? Follow our step-by-step guide below and find out!