More and more homeowners are switching from old coil burner stoves and upgrading to new flat top glass stoves that add a modern look to your kitchen. Not only do they look modern, but they can also double as extra counter space in small kitchens and they are rather easy to clean, even without the expertise of a professional maid service. Spring Hill residents can keep up with all the spills and smudges with products that they can find in their pantry at home that do not cost as much money as name brand and specialty cleaners. Wiping down the stove after every use is the best way to clean, but usually this is not practical because you have to wait a while for the stove to cool down before it can be touched.
Cleaning With Baking Soda and Vinegar
Now you should not mix these two substances together to make a science project volcano, but rather use them to clean at different times. Start with wiping down your glass stove top with vinegar to remove any smudges, stains, and grease. Even though they have stronger cleaners in a professional maid service, Spring Hill residents should know that vinegar holds its own against most common house cleaners ( and is definitely cheaper!). Next, cover the glass stove top with baking soda and scrub it with a wet towel. Baking soda is a mild alkali that is abrasive to help breakdown and remove gritty dirt and grime.
The Finishing Touches for a Clean Stove
It may take a while but you should not move on until all of the baking soda has been scrubbed away from top of the glass stove with your wet towel. If you haver ever spilled or dripped anything onto your stove top then their is going to be some burnt that is sticking to your glass surface. Slowly and gently this buildup can be scraped away with the help of a razor but be care not to scratch the glass. After you have scraped up as much excess as you can, it’s time to finish up and scrub it one more time with vinegar and a dry cloth to buff out any last dirt and buildup. If you think you are going to scratch your stove, it may be beneficial to hire the assistance of a professional maid service. Spring Hill residents will know that cleaning a kitchen is a lot harder than using the right cleaners and a whole lot of elbow grease.
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