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Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

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Normal cooking often leaves a greasy film or burned spots on your stove. This is a guide about cleaning grease buildup on a gas stove.
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September 27, 2009

How do I clean baked grease on the back of a gas stove?
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By J. Burden from Boulder, CO

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September 29, 20090 found this helpful
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I learned this from my aunt. She uses oven cleaner for cleaning the top of her gas stove and it looks brand new.

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September 27, 20090 found this helpful

I have an old O'Keefe and Merritt Gas Stove. It has a grill and boiler, I need to clean under the grill. How do I get rid of the old food build up? I also have the water heater next to the stove and it has built up grease, how do I get rid of that as well? Thank you in advance for your help.
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Naomi from San Francisco, CA

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Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

If you find nothing else that works, try one of those portable steam cleaners with a long nose and brush at the end. I worked for a large rental department of a real estate company for a while and found tenants seldom cleaned very well. I tried all kinds of cleaners and chemicals, even TSP, tri-sodium-phosphate, very harsh and somewhat dangerous. The steamer did the trick and did not damage any thing else, good luck. (02/23/2009)

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February 23, 20090 found this helpful

I just recently got a new Thermador stainless steel gas stove top with 6 burners. The burners are already stained from grease buildup. I tried Easy Bam and 409, nothing is helping these old stains. Any suggestions?
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Barbara from La Canada, CA

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Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

What worked for me was plain old vinegar. I was able to get most of the grease buildup off this way the first time I did a deep cleaning, but it also helps to put some in a spray bottle and spray your stove before you heat anything. It seems to make the gunk clean off easier. I spray the outside of teapots and pots/pans, too, before I'm about to use them, so they clean up easier. (08/27/2006)

By gwgeiger

Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

Try scrubbing with baking soda and a damp cloth. This works very well for me. (08/28/2006)

By jlxian

Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

Try using coke. It works great as a grease cleaner and is cheap (08/30/2006)

By Joy

Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

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Soap filled steel wool pads, also known as SOS pads and some elbow grease (also known as effort) will be what it takes to remove burned on grease splatters. I assume that's what you're referring to when you say "stained from grease build up". (08/30/2006)

By Grandma Margie

Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

I use Dawn dish liquid. I put a little on a wet cloth and get the stove soapy and then wring out the cloth and wipe off the soap. May have to wring out a couple times.
(08/30/2006)

By ditzy46

Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

Arm and Hammer washing soda! Cleans everything with little effort. Non-toxic and very cheap. SOS pads, as mentioned above work great too. (08/31/2006)

By Mary

Cleaning Grease Buildup on a Gas Stove

Regardless, remember to cover the holes of your gas elements WELL or risk clogging/ruining them.

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Read the mfg. suggestions in the owner's manual for best advice on cleaning his product. (09/05/2006)

By Lynda

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