Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Is Your Glass Stove Top Clean?

Do you have a glass top stove? If you are like me you do and you loved it when you first got it. The top was so clean and shiny. You didn't have those weird looking electric burners to clean up. But let's face it, that stove top never looked the same after it's first use. No matter what I did to clean it I could never get that shine back. And don't even think of trying to use an iron skillet. I tried to be careful and not move it to save the scratches but it didn't matter. It looked so sad. I have purchased the official cleaners, tried home remedies and to no avail. And then came Pinterest...

I found this post on Pinterest and thought why not it couldn't hurt to try it right?

Well, guess what? It actually does work! Baking soda has to be one of those amazing products that will last forever. I followed the instructions of the original post from Behind the Studio. Here are my step-by-step pictures that I snapped along the way:
My glass top stove. The non-shiny glass top that it is.

The ingredients: a bowl of hot soapy water, a few towels, and baking soda

I dumped a whole bunch of baking soda on the glass top.

Then I placed several towels that had been soaking in the hot, soapy water
After 15 minutes and one wipe down this is what it looked like.
After several wipes attempts to remove the baking soda paste. This is what it looked like. It was already cleaner than before.
The overall process worked well. I do have to warn you it was rather messy. I had to clean it several times to get all of the baking soda cleaned up. I also took the opportunity to soak my burner knobs in the hot, soapy water. They shined and sparkled as well.

I have to tell you that I think if I did this periodically that I could actually have a like new glass top again. It's a miracle! Oh Pinterest how you have changed my life...

Have any of you tried this with your glass top stove? What about other remedies that work? I would recommend trying this if you haven't!


vicky1970 said...

Hi Amanda - how lucky of me to find you cuz I love me some pinterst. :o) Very cute blog- I'm your newest follower.
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