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I have a eurolec gas stove which has a glass top that closes down onto the hob. The glass has a plastic coating which has bubbled. Is it alright to remove the plastic. I presume that the plastic was to be removed on installation

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  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    I have a Eurolec gas with a glass top with burn marks in the plastic do I have to buy another glass top or can we have new tinting applied

  • carolyn715 Jul 24, 2008

    I have a Eurolec gas stove with a glass top with burn damage in the lid do I have to have a complete new glass top or can I have new tinting applied Carolyn

  • drue79 Jan 14, 2009

    i had a guest stay who thought that you left the glass top down, hence the huge melted plastic mess when the top is down now. Will i need a entire new lid or can the plastic be re done ??

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Take it off and take to obrian glass and get them to take of old tinting and replace with new

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  • oldwun Oct 29, 2010

    The plastic coating can be peeled off - slowly and with care then carefully scrape away the burnt residue with a sharp blade knife and remove the adhesive residue with turps - mine looks new again dont think the plastic coating is essential.

  • lainam Feb 09, 2011

    I had the same problem and found the advice worked perfectly - thank goodness!

  • VickiVictor May 02, 2011

    Hi - I took my plastic coating off a few months ago - it was also blistered. This morning I was at the washing line and heard this smash inside the house - rushed in and the glass top seemed to have exploded into a million pieces. I guess lucky I wasn't in the house and the kids at school. I just now came to find a solution on replacing it when I saw these older posts about removing the plastic coating so I guess the plastic coating would perhaps prevent the glass from shattering as mine did. (I would suggest those people who have removed it do as suggested in another post and replace the tinting!) I have an open plan kitchen and there is glass bits as far as 5 metres away!! I bought the house with this stove in it and I have been here for 7 years so perhaps the glass top became brittle over the years - now I am wondering can I replace the glass top and if so, where?
    Vicki

  • Barry Rae May 09, 2011

    # VickiVictor ... Our glass top also exploded. Our stove was built in 1994. I have rung around and found a shop that can replace the glass. The cost is $260.oo. I think that we will leave ours off now.
    BarryRae

  • andrewcoak
    andrewcoak Oct 02, 2012

    We have just smashed our Eurolec glass stove top who do we call to get a replacement

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