The hob is an essential part of your kitchen which can be subject to heavy soiling.

Whether you’re a cooking enthusiast or a professional, it’s important to clean your hob regularly to maintain its efficiency and appearance.

Materials needed

  • A soft sponge
  • baking soda
  • white vinegar
  • Some water
  • A soft cloth

Clean the hob

Start by turning off the hob and letting it cool completely. Next, remove the grates and burners from the cooktop, use a soft sponge and warm soapy water to clean the cooktop surface.

Do not use an abrasive sponge or abrasive cleanser, as this may scratch the surface of the hob.

Use baking soda

Baking soda is a very versatile natural ingredient that can be used to clean different types of surfaces in your kitchen, in addition to helping remove stubborn stains on the hob, it can be used to eliminate odors in the refrigerator, cleaning sinks, and even unclogging drains.

To use baking soda to clean your hob, start by sprinkling a small amount of baking soda on the surface of the hob, then add enough water to form a paste, mixing the baking soda with l water to a paste-like consistency, let the paste sit on the griddle for about 15 minutes, so the baking soda can work on the stubborn stains.

After 15 minutes, use a soft sponge to gently rub the surface of the plate, using circular motions to cover the entire surface, avoid using abrasive sponges or metal scrapers, as they may scratch the surface of the plate. cooking, if the plate is very dirty, you can repeat the process until all stains are gone.

Rinse the griddle well with hot water and dry it with a clean cloth, you can use white vinegar to rinse the griddle as it will help remove any baking soda residue and leave the griddle sparkling.

Use white vinegar

White vinegar is an eco-friendly choice for cleaning cooking surfaces, it is very effective in removing stubborn stains and leaving a shiny surface.

To use, pour a small amount of white vinegar onto a soft cloth and gently wipe the hob, mix white vinegar with hot water to clean larger surfaces, it is also useful for removing odors unpleasant in the kitchen, such as those left behind by odorous vegetables or fish.

Clean grates and burners

To clean grates and burners, there is a simple and economical method that does not require expensive chemicals. First, remove the grates and burners from your barbecue, place them in a heavy-duty plastic bag with a small amount of baking soda.

Make sure the grates and burners are well coated with the baking soda by shaking the bag vigorously, once you’re done let it sit for about an hour, during this time the baking soda will work to dissolve grease and food residue embedded in metal surfaces, rinse the grates and burners thoroughly with warm water to remove any baking soda residue, use a soft cloth to wipe the grates and burners, giving them a beautiful shine.

Raise the hob

Once you have finished cleaning the hob take the time to ensure that all parts are clean and dry, if necessary use a dry cloth to remove any remaining moisture, reassemble the grates and burners in making sure they are in place.

You can then turn on the hob and let it heat up for a few minutes before using it again, take care to follow these steps, you will ensure that your hob works optimally and stays in good condition for a long time.

To degrease and shine your hob, use appropriate techniques and products while ensuring regular maintenance, effective cleaning and adapted to your type of hob, whether glass-ceramic, induction or gas, not only guarantees a sparkling clean surface, but also extends the life of your equipment.

By adopting simple and effective cleaning habits, you help maintain a functional, aesthetically pleasing and hygienic cooking space for the preparation of your meals.

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