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Old 02-17-2012, 10:29 AM  
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Default How to Keep a White Ceramic/Glass Cooktop Looking Like New

I have this cooktop in white


As a bachelor, I rarely use my wonderful Whirlpool/IKEA cooktop for cooking but when I have done I have noticed scuff marks from my metal pans. I try to let the heating element(s) thoroughly cool down before cleaning the surface. I was wondering if there were a ceramic sort of "pan cradle" that would heat the pan while saving my cooktop's white finish.



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Old 02-17-2012, 08:06 PM  
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Hi,

Some ceran cook top cleaning and conditioning tips...
http://www.applianceaid.com/cerantop.html

If the pot doesn't touch the ceran glass full the heat will not be transfered from the element to the pot.

Ceran ( glass ) flat cook tops. Ceran cook tops can be easier to keep clean as there is no bowls or rings to worry about, but your cookware must have a very flat bottom.


Whirlpools FAQ might help as well, linked here.

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