How to clean an induction cooktop? 3 tips for a shiny hob

Relaxed and hygienic cooking starts with a clean hob. Induction cooking has several benefits, including the fact that it is easy to clean an induction cooktop. Even so, there are a few special points of attention when you clean an induction hob. What can you do to keep your hob shiny? In this article we share 3 tips.

Hygienic cooking starts with a clean hob


As a hob is used every day, it is impossible to avoid food remnants and grease stains. If dirt is not removed, it burns into the induction hob and becomes difficult to remove. Selecting the right products can make an enormous difference to cleaning an induction hob. Read the tips below to keep your induction hob in top condition and to extend its lifespan.

How to clean an induction hob: 3 tips

How to clean an induction hobYou can clean an induction hob in various ways. 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 a number of tips for cleaning an induction hob.

1. Clean your hob after use
Let the induction hob cool down. Use a damp cloth to remove food remnants and stains after use. This reduces the chance of persistent dirt to a minimum. Use a clean microfibre cloth for polishing.

2. Use a special scraper
Use a special scraper to remove dirt. Do not use too much force and keep the scraper at an angle of 45-60 degrees. Wipe off the hob with water and dry it with a clean microfibre cloth.

3. Use special cleaning products
Avoid aggressive cleaning products and be careful with advice on the internet. For example, Cif, soda or lemon. They can cause scratches, discolouring and other damage to your hob. Only use lukewarm water, a damp cloth or a product that was developed specifically for cleaning an induction hob, such as: HG hob thorough cleaner or HG hob cleaner for everyday use.

HG hob thorough cleaner: the effective hob cleaner

how to clean induction cooktopHG 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 cleaner leaves a fresh fragrance after cleaning. It also leaves a dirt-repellent and shiny film behind.

This is how you use HG hob thorough cleaner:

  1. Let the hob cool down.
  2. Apply the HG hob cleaner with a cloth.
  3. Rub it properly on the induction hob or the ceramic hob.
  4. Then wipe off the hob with a clean and rinsed-out cloth.
  5. Polish the induction hob with a dry microfibre cloth until the hob shines.
    • For daily cleaning of all types of induction and ceramic hobs we recommend HG hob cleaner for everyday use. The cleaner removes the remnants of daily cooking after use.

Frequently Asked Questions about cleaning an induction cooktop surface.

How do I prevent scratches on my induction hob?

Use a microfibre cloth or a special scraper. Do not use a scouring agent or cleaning agents with citric acid or soda. Do not remove food remnants with a knife or a scouring sponge. After cleaning, put the special cover on the hob as extra protection against scratching.

How do I prevent caked-on food on my induction hob?

Clean your induction hob immediately after it has cooled down so that food remnants cannot cake on.

How do I clean my induction hob?

You can clean your induction hob in various ways:

Let the induction hob cool down. Use a damp cloth to remove food remnants and stains after use. This reduces the chance of persistent dirt to a minimum. Use a clean microfibre cloth for polishing.

  • Use a damp cloth.
  • Use a special scraper.

Use HG hob thorough cleaner or HG hob cleaner for everyday use.

Which HG product do I use to clean my induction 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 cleaner leaves a fresh fragrance after cleaning. It also leaves a dirt-repellent and shiny film behind.


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