How to clean a ceramic hob? 3 tips for cleaning a glass hob

A clean kitchen is comfortable and hygienic. Cleaning a ceramic hob is little effort if you don’t leave it too long and if you use the right products. There are various ways you can clean a hob. It is important to remember that a glass cooktop stays warm long after use. If the dirt is not removed properly, it will burn into the hob and that is difficult to clean. In this article we share 3 convenient tips on how to clean hob rings.

Why is it important to clean glass ceramic?


Relaxed and hygienic cooking starts with a clean ceramic hob. Clean the glass hob carefully. Do not use a scouring sponge, fork or knife to remove food remnants from a ceramic hob. On this type of stove they produce scratches on the surface.

For the best result, you clean the hob with a soft cloth or sponge every time after using it. This prevents caked-on food remnants. It ensures you can use your ceramic hob longer.

3 tips for ceramic hob cleaners

There are various ways to clean glass hobs.
It is important that you do not produce scratches on the glass surface. With proper preparation it’s a job that doesn't take any time. Various tips are shared on the internet. HG randomly selected 3 tips for ceramic hob cleaners.

How to clean a ceramic hob1. Use soapy water and microfibre cloths
Do not use a cleaning agent or scouring agent with citric acid. This damages the glass cooktop. Check that the hob has cooled down enough. This takes approximately 30 minutes.

  1. Dampen the ceramic hob and wipe it off with a microfibre cloth. A microfibre cloth is effective, because it absorbs more water than kitchen roll.
  2. After cleaning, wipe off the hob with a dry microfibre cloth. Any remaining stains are polished away and the glass ceramic shines again.

2. Cleaning a ceramic hob  with vinegar and baking soda

  1. Rub vinegar onto the ceramic hob.
  2. Sprinkle the ceramic hob with baking soda.
  3. Put a towel in warm water. Wring the towel out and put it on the hob.
  4. Leave the towel on the ceramic cooktop for 15-20 minutes. This ensures that the food remnants and dirt come loose.
  5. Wipe everything clean with a cloth.

3. Clean a glass hob with a special hob scraper

Use a special scraper to remove persistent caked-on stains. The scraper removes the caked-on remnants without scratching. Do not use too much force and keep the scraper at an angle of 45-60 degrees. Carefully scrape the remnants from the stove top. After scraping, wipe off the hob with water. Then dry the hob off with a clean cloth.

*The above tips are no guarantee for success

Deep clean the ceramic hob with HG hob thorough cleaner

how to clean a hobHG hob thorough cleaner is a safe product for removing stubborn grease, dirt, scale and spilled food from all types of induction and ceramic hobs safely and effectively. The ceramic hob cleaner leaves a fresh fragrance after cleaning.

HG hob thorough cleaner is particularly suitable for dirt, such as stubborn stains, caked-on baking grease or cooking deposits. It also leaves a dirt-repellent and shiny film behind. HG hob thorough cleaner deals quickly and effectively with persistent dirt and grease on the hob.

How do you use HG hob thorough cleaner?
Complete the following steps for the best results with HG hob thorough cleaner:

  1. Apply HG hob thorough cleaner with a cloth and rub the product onto the ceramic hob.
  2. Then wipe off the hob with a clean and rinsed-out cloth.
  3. Polish the hob with a dry cloth until it shines.
  4. The hob is now clean. HG hob thorough cleaner must be stored upright.
    • For daily cleaning of induction and ceramic hobs we recommend HG hob cleaner for everyday use. This removes daily dirt after cooking.

Prevent caked-on food remnants on the glass hob

Clean the glass hob immediately after it has cooled down so that food remnants cannot start to cake on. After use, the ceramic hob stays warm for a long time.
Food remnants on the ceramic hob start to cake on if it is not cleaned immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions about the best hob cleaners

How do I prevent scratches on my glass hob?

Use a microfibre cloth or a special scraper. Do not use a cleaning agent or scouring agent with citric acid. Do not remove food remnants with a knife or a fork.

How do I prevent caked-on food remnants on my glass cooktop?

Clean your ceramic hob immediately after it has cooled down so that food remnants cannot cake on. After use, the ceramic hob stays warm for a long time.
Food remnants on the glass ceramic start to cake on if it is not cleaned immediately.

How to clean a glass hob?

You can clean your ceramic hob in various ways:

  1. Use soapy water and microfibre cloths
  2. Get to work with vinegar or clean your ceramic hob with baking soda
  3. Use a special scraper

Which HG product do I use to clean my ceramic hob?

HG hob thorough cleaner is a safe product for removing stubborn grease, dirt, scale and spilled food from all types of induction and ceramic hobs safely and effectively. The cooktop cleaner leaves a fresh fragrance after cleaning. HG hob thorough cleaner is particularly suitable for dirt, such as caked-on baking grease or cooking deposits. It also leaves a dirt-repellent and shiny film behind.


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