Cleaning And Maintaining An Induction Cooktop
A good home isn’t complete without the perfect cooking environment, after all, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Installing an induction cooktop will no only add to the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen, it will also cut time off the cooking process and shave dollars off your energy bill? In fact, did you know that an induction cooktop is capable of saving over 70% on your energy bills? Apart from that, it is easy to clean and maintain.
Now, if you’ve spent the money and invested in a new induction cooktop to compliment your kitchen, then you are going to want to maintain it in the best possible way. Here’s how you can clean and look after your new cooktop.
Tips on how to maintain your induction cooktop
It is essential, to take proper care of your cooktop because it adds value and beauty to the kitchen. First of all, before you buy any cleaning agents for your cooktop, make sure you know the right ones to use and to buy from a recognized brand to avoid mistakes. If you visit Adelaide Appliance Gallery, we can give you some tips and show you our range of cleaning products called Power of 4.
To start with, take a soft cloth or towel and apply a little of the cooktop cream or degreaser on the surface area of your induction cooktop. Then, softly wipe until it until you are satisfied.
Note: Make use of a lint-free towel. The kind designed for cleaning glass, screens, lens and cleaning stainless steel surface.
Tip on regular Cleaning
- Allow cooktop to cool down and then make use of a damp sponge to wipe away spills on the cooktop.
- Follow up the damp cloth with a dry wipe
- Pour little of the cleaner on the cooktop surface and gently rub it clean.
- Avoid using anything that may scratch or damage the surface.
- Once your cooktop is clean, apply some white vinegar and then clean hard water-spots from cooktop surface.
For parts that have a hardened spill or residue, make use of ceramic induction cooktop cleaner alongside with cooktop cleaner pad. You can repeat this process for better cleaning result
- You can also use a ceramic cooktop cleaner along with a paper-towel for thorough cleaning. If can use a dry cloth for a deeper clean.
- Another option is the use of the cooktop scraper to take out any residue. But you must be cautious while applying pressure to avoid scratches. Use this option only as a last resort.
How to clean different cooktops
For a glass ceramic surface, make sure you buy a soft cloth as well as glass ceramic cooktop cream. This cream is specially designed for surface cleaning. Simply wipe off the cream with a dry cloth for the perfect finish.
For cleaning stainless steel parts, ensure that the cleaner you are using is non-abrasive. Also, don’t forget to remove any water-marks on your cooktop to avoid stains. Water contains minerals that could settle on the top of your cooktop, so if possible use un-diluted white-vinegar along with cloth to remove any residue.
There are some cooktop cleaners in the market that should not be used on an induction cooktop. We can go into detail with you relating to your specific model in store.
Quality kitchen appliances require outstanding cleaning and total maintenance. If you clean and maintain your cooktop, it will extend its durability and efficiency. Clean your cooktop often to avoid long-time scrubbing of build-up. Visit the Adelaide Appliance Gallery Showroom today for more information and advice.