In many countries gas stoves are still popular. Their owners do not want to ‘say goodbye’ to this somewhat old-fashioned appliance even though keeping them clean could be a challenge. For example, do you know how to clean a dirty gas stove burner?
At war with dirt
Cooking entails many accidents. Sometimes your stove looks like a battlefield. Spilled grease, dry dirt or burn milk leftovers – these never make you feel optimistic. How can one handle it? More easily than anyone could think!
How to clean a gas stove burner – the washing-up liquid method
The first thing you need to do is wait until the burners cool down. Then disassemble them and put them in a water solution of washing-up liquid. Then again wait several minutes and give them a good scour. The liquid is a very good degreasing agent and a toothbrush will remove even the most stubborn dry dirt.
How to clean a gas stove burner – the vinegar method
Anyone into eco-friendly household solution will definitely fall for this method. Prepare a 1:3 solution of water and vinegar. Once you heat it up (make sure it’s hot) immerse the burners in it and wait until it gets cold. Then take the burners out and remove any remaining dirt with a cloth or a sponge.
How to clean a gas stove burner – the baking soda method
You can get your burners cleans also by using baking soda. Add some warm water to make soda paste and apply it onto the burners. Wait a few minutes and remove the paste with a brush or a pan scourer and clean the burners properly.
Wipe them dry
It is essential that the burners be wiped completely dry every time you clean them. That will prevent them against going rusty and they will stay ‘fully operational’ for many years to come.