Maintenance Tips for Cooker Hobs

Cooker hobs, like any appliance, benefit from routine maintenance to ensure they run effectively. Cleaning your kitchen hobs regularly can keep spills from setting in and keep them looking neat and fashionable. The only surefire way to keep your kitchen hob spotless is daily upkeep.

As one of the top appliance retailers in Singapore, we are excited to provide you with these helpful recommendations for keeping your kitchen hob in pristine condition.

4 Recommendations for Cooker Hob Care

 

  • On the go cleaning

Cleaning up spills when they occur should be your only daily task. Spills might become persistent over time if you don’t clean them up right away or if you leave them sit on your stovetop for many days. To wipe up spills, use a soft microfiber cloth and a kitchen surface cleanser. Avoid using abrasive wools that could damage your kitchen hob’s beautiful sheen.

  • Maintaining a clean pan support

The best method for cleaning pan supports is to submerge them in warm, soapy water, followed by rinsing and gently drying them. Use a soft brush to remove any debris or grime that may be clinging to the pan supports. When pan supports have cooled, always wash them. The biggest feature of our kitchen hobs is that they have a special coating that prevents corrosion and makes them long-lasting and simple to clean.

  • Sanitise the burners

Crumbs of food frequently become stuck in the stove’s burners. These burners are built in such a way that cleaning them is easy and hassle-free. Remove the burners and wash them in warm, soapy water. If it is severely unclean, use a cleaning lotion and a soft toothbrush to soften the food residue. All the parts should be completely dry before reassembling.

  • Use the proper equipment

Use a gentle brush or a scraper designed for use with glass tempered hobs. Apply cleaning ointment to stubborn spots and wait a bit before cleaning. Select a non-abrasive cleanser if possible. After the stains have been eliminated, wipe the area down with a moist towel to get rid of any remaining dirt. Then dry the surface with a microfiber cloth.

 

The Best Cooker Hob Maintenance Practices

Cooker hobs, like any equipment, benefit from routine maintenance to ensure they function effectively and to prevent any expensive repairs. In particular, thorough stove cleaning will assure that it functions properly each and every time you use it, prevent grease fires, and reduce carbon monoxide emissions. Whatever cleaning method you decide on, everyday maintenance is the foolproof way to ensure that you never spend more time cleaning your gas stove top than is necessary because the longer you leave it between cleanings, the more grime accumulates. Here are some pointers for a spotless stove!

 

The 10 Steps to Cooker Hob Care

  1. Spray vinegar on the burners frequently, let them sit for ten minutes, and then wipe with a cloth.
  2. Remove the burners sometimes and clean them. To get rid of the initial coating, wash all burners in warm water with dish soap. Mix baking soda and water to create a thick paste cleanser. Apply paste to all of the burners and let stand for 20 minutes. Use a scrub brush to remove the softened food residue, then thoroughly rinse.
  3. After each use, clean the stovetop. Regularly brush away loose dirt from the stovetop, and if necessary, scrub with soapy water or cleanser.
  4. With a toothbrush and a rag, scrub the areas around the burners and caps.
  5. After using the wet wipe, dry the stove with a dry cloth to remove any streaks and make it shine.
  6. Do not forget to maintain your chimney and range hood as well. They work incredibly hard to absorb grease, moisture, and cooking odors when you use your stove. As a result, they need to be cleaned sometimes to ensure that they continue to breathe efficiently. To clean the metal, use a non-abrasive cleaner or an ammonia and water solution.
  7. Use a ceramic hob scraper for ceramic hobs. Keep the angle between your blade and hob as little as possible to reduce the risk of scratching. Beginning at the outside of the ring, keep your scraper flat. To progressively remove the stains, make strong, back-and-forth motions.
  8. Use a soft cloth and glass ceramic cooktop cream to clean the surface of an induction hob. After applying some cleaning lotion to the cooktop’s surface, wipe it off with a dry towel. Use grit to wipe the surface to clean stainless steel parts.  Remove any watermarks from your induction cooktop.
  9. Get rid of hard water stains. Apply some cooktop cleanser cream as the finishing touch after wiping off the surface with a clean towel and undiluted white vinegar.
  10. Apply a thin layer of mineral oil to the grates’ undersides to stop rust from forming.

Things to Avoid When Taking Care of Your Cooker Hob 

  1. Avoid using aggressive cleaning agents or abrasive pads on the knobs to avoid wearing off the decal indicators. It is possible to remove and wash several control knobs in soapy water.
  2. Take your time cleaning up. Wait for the burner cap, burner head, and grates to cool down once you are finished cooking.
  3. Don’t fill your pans too full. Reduce your usage to avoid overflows or use a larger pan. Even if it may be inconvenient now, it will be less troublesome eventually.
  4. Avoid using the following cleaning products: metal scouring pads, caustic cleansers, flammable cleaners, chlorine bleach cleaners, dishwashing agents, scrub sponges, and powdery cleaners.
  5. Do not pull the cord to unplug the appliance before cleaning. Disconnect the plug from the socket.
  6. All appliances employ tempered glass, which will only shatter and crystallise on impact. As a result, avoid impacting the glass.
  7. Never leave anything acidic or alkaline on the stove, including vinegar, gravy, curry, salt, sugar, or lemon juice.
  8. Avoid washing the built-in hob with water since it could cause an electric shock and harm the auto ignition generators.
  9. Before they dry, any food spills (such as water, gravy, coffee, tea, milk, or oil) on the built-in product should be cleaned up.
  10. Useless steam/vapour cleaning equipment should not be used.
  11. Before utilising any appliance, remove the protective (PVC) film from it as PVC can catch fire.

The Best Cooker Hob Recommendations

Check out our most recent cooker hob models if you’re seeking built-in hobs that require little maintenance. In addition to having numerous cutting-edge features like mechanical timers, automated ignition, and built-in safety features, our kitchen gas hobs are also manufactured in a way that makes them easy to clean and maintain.

1.   The EF EFH 9730 TN VGB Gas Hob

This cooker hob has a totally sealed burner base and is equipped with flame failure safety mechanisms, ensuring the safety of your kitchen. Also supported is a cast iron pan with a wok adaptor.

2.   Aerogaz AZ-930FT 3 Burner Gas Cooker Hob

There are three burners on the Aerogaz AZ-930FT 90-cm glass gas stove hob. The purpose of this appliance is to assist you in the kitchen. It features three gas burners that can fit cast iron cookware. The process of using and cleaning it only requires a few simple steps.

3.   Mayer MMGH633 Glass Hob

Four injector burners on this cooktop provide the beautiful 4.5kW triple ring flares that you need for all of your cooking needs. For stewing delicate foods, the lone internal 1.6kW burner fire is perfect. If the flame goes out due to the wind or soup spilling, a safety valve immediately shuts off the gas supply. A European ignition system that has received VDE certification is also employed because it is more accurate, secure, and stable.

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