Stainless steel kitchen appliances have revolutionised urban kitchens, making industrial finishes fashionable again.
With electricity prices and accessibility becoming a challenge, many households have changed to gas cookers.
Cleaning a stainless steel cooktop is an important part of kitchen maintenance. Usually, cleaning is as simple as wetting a sponge with soapy water and wiping the cooktop down. For more serious cleaning, however, you might have to resort to a baking soda paste or a specialized stainless steel cleaning agent. Protect yourself before you get started by ensuring the stainless steel cooktop is cool, and protect your cooktop by avoiding caustic cleaning products.
Use water and soap to clean the cooktop. Mix a few drops of mild dish soap with a few cups of warm water. Dampen a sponge or dishcloth with the mixture. Gently wipe the stainless steel cooktop in the direction of its grain.
- The grain of a stainless steel cooktop refers to the orientation of the small flecks or striations on the surface.
- There is no need to carefully measure the water or soap. As long as the water is warm and sudsy, your cleaning efforts will surely meet with success.
Lemon Oil Furniture Polish
Simply apply a bit of it to a clean towel and rub on your appliance. Once you have evenly applied wipe clean with a different microfibre cloth towel. It’s not recommended that you apply the furniture oil directly onto the stainless steel surface.
Glass Cleaner for Fingerprints
Fingerprints are the chief complaint about stainless steel. This is especially true for all the parents out there. However, they can be easily removed with any common glass cleaner.
Spray the cleaner on a microfibre cloth and apply evenly in a circular motion to remove the fingerprints. Repeat as needed. be sure to rinse thoroughly and towel dry. It’s not recommended that you spray directly to your appliance, as you may end up with more drip marks and splatter residue, leaving you with more work than you initially anticipated.