Can anyone recommend a good solution to remove water spill stains from the cooktop? I don't seem to have the same problem with oil stains, and I've tried almost every cleaning solution out there but it seems to keep on setting at every spill.
Would appreciate any info.
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Re: Regular spill stain problems
We Use Debruce Polish on all our cooktops. Debruce also works on stainless steel and polished granite, marble, porcelain, formica and glass. DeBruce is non-toxic odor-less and eco-friendly. You can get DeBruce on line at debrucepolish.com.
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Wipe up spills as soon as they happen with a clean dry towel. According to the Jenn-Air website, for glass top cooking surfaces, you should do this even if it is hot since it will be harder to clean up later. Be careful not to get burned.
Use a cooktop cleaner once it is cool. You can also use dishwashing detergent and water or just a baking soda paste (made with water).
Apply the cleaner to a sponge, cloth or paper towel. For more stubborn stains, you can use a non-abrasive or "scratchless" pad.
Rub the soiled areas until clean. Rinse well, especially if you used the baking soda paste as that can leave a residue.
Use a razor blade for burned on and crusty stains that will not come off using the previous methods. Jenn-Air states to hold it at a 30-degree angle to carefully remove the stain.
I recommend a product called of all things "barkeepers friend". It comes in a can with holes in the top to sprinkle the powder out of.
Moisten the stubborn area and sprinkle this product on the stain then add enough water to make a paste. Make sure the paste covers the entire stain. LET IT SIT FOR AT LEAST TEN MINUTES. Then rub with a wet cloth. It always works for me and I have a black stove.
We Use Debruce Polish on all our cooktops. Debruce also works on
stainless steel and polished granite, marble, porcelain, formica and
glass. DeBruce is non-toxic odor-less and eco-friendly. You can get
DeBruce on line at debrucepolish.com.
Have you tried using a razor blade scraper. Also I have found Ceramabrite cooktop cleaner to be a very good product. There is also a less abrasive scouring pad available specifically for glass cooktops.
I used Mr. Clean multi-surface and the green, back side of the sponge. Turned on a light to show visible stains better, and scrubbed away. It didn't scratch the glass and got it out quick. Hope this helps.