5 easy tips to clean your glass ceramic cooktop at home

Induction or glass ceramic cooktops can be quite delicate. They also can get dirty pretty easily. And to add insult to injuries, they certainly are very difficult to clean. You need to scrub them well while being careful not to scratch them. Fortunately, there are ways to keep them shiny. With these tips and tricks, you'll see, it will be a piece of cake!


Glass ceramic or induction cooktops are perfect for cooking; you can adjust the temperature exactly how you want it since they are so precise and heat up perfectly. It also looks good in a kitchen, as long as it remains clean and shiny. However, when the time comes to scrub them and make it clean, it is a whole other story. Making sure that you clean it correctly can be the source of a huge headache, no matter how good of a housewife or husband you are and how careful you are when cooking on your glass ceramic cooktop.

On top of it all, this surface is so fragile that you need to be careful when cleaning them so you don’t scratch them. There are effective cleaning accessories that you can not use because it might scratch the surface. But there are ways to keep it sparkling clean. Here are 5 tips to clean your glass ceramic cooktop.

5. Stone clay

All you need to do is take a soft sponge and soak in stone clay to then scrub your cooktop. Make sure to do it gently and that there is nothing on the surface or the sponge that could scratch the delicate cooktop. Then, rinse with fresh water and dry with a soft and humid cloth.

4. Black soap

Yes, this soap is black! But that doesn’t mean it can’t clean properly. In fact, it is a great way to make your stovetop sparkle. Take a humid sponge and add a bit of liquid black soap on it. Lightly scrub your cooktop, rinse it and then dry it.

3. Blanc de Meudon

Cleaning the hob

If your cooktop is extremely dirty, it can be hard to clean it properly but blanc de Meudon will probably eliminate all the grime. With a soft sponge, add some of the product on the cooktop and then rinse well afterwards. This product will help dislodge the tough grease stains.

2. Baking soda

Mix two glasses of baking soda and one glass of water in a bowl. Mix well, then add the paste on your cooktop with the help of a soft sponge. Leave the mix on it for 20 minutes, then wipe a wet and soft sponge to remove the baking soda paste.

1. White vinegar

Use a spray bottle filled with white vinegar to spray the surface you want to clean. Then, wipe a sponge across the surface. You can then add lustre to your cooktop with a soft cloth.

Source: Astuces de grand-mère