How to Easily Clean the Worst Stovetop

I dread cleaning my stovetop more than any job in the house. Here's the easiest way I've come up with how to deal with this awful job.

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Gather supplies: salt, baking soda, vinegar, and rubbing alcohol.

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First wipe off with wet paper towel the crumbs and anything else that comes off easily.

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Sprinkle on baking soda to soak up grease.

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Grab a soft scrubber...

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...and start to wiping.

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Wipe up all the grease.

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As you can see the corner was just grease and wipes clean.

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See?

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Finish wiping up all the baking soda.

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Now, sprinkle on salt...(this will finish absorbing and help the scrubbing)...

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Now just scrub the salt in the spot.

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See the clear spot where it came off?

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Just a little elbow grease...

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See? The salt scrubs it right off.

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You may have spots like this that won't scrub off easily.

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Make a paste of 1 part baking soda...

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...3 parts salt..

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...and 1 part vinegar.

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Mix well into paste.

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Like this.

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Spoon paste over spot.

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Like so.

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Allow to sit for at least an hour to overnight.

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Then start to scrubbing.

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Some comes off clean...

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...and some don't.

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Then take out a wooden spoon...(to prevent scratching)...and start scraping...

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..and scraping.

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Go back over with the paste...

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...till gone!

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Now grab the rubbing alcohol...(this clears the cleaning products and will evaporate for a cleaner look, this is flammable so use with caution!)...

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...pour onto paper towel.

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Wipe the stove well.

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Wipe entire top except the burners.

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See how the alcohol evaporates? Don't use the stove till it's all dry.

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Now, let's work on the stainless steel. Use that paper towel with alcohol. See that greasy spot?

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Wipes clean.

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Take knobs off..Ewww!

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..wipes clean!

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How about this?

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....

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Yep there too. Clean!

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So easy.

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Don't forget the exhaust cover!

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Yucky!

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There. ... Right there is a pretty sight. Enjoy!

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