Appliance Experts Since 1970. Find a Location Near You >


How to Clean a Whirlpool Cooktop 

How to Clean a Whirlpool Cooktop Safely and Easily

Cleaning your Whirlpool glass cooktop is a necessary evil. Nobody enjoys doing it, but it has to be done if you want to keep your cooktop looking and working like new. To make it a little easier for you, we’ll show you how to clean whirlpool glass top stove safely and easily. We will also provide some helpful tips on how to prevent food and grease from building up on your cooktop. Follow these simple steps for how to clean a Whirlpool cooktop, and your cooktop will be sparkling clean in no time!

Here’s How to Clean a Whirlpool Cooktop without Scratching It

If you’re tired of trying to cook on top of grime and grease, it’s time to give your cooktop a good cleaning. Here’s how to clean a Whirlpool cooktop.

Step 1: Clear Off the Cooktop

Start by clearing the cooktop of all pots and pans, utensils, and food. Now’s the time to clean off all of the looser grease and food residues. You can do this with a damp cloth and mild dish soap. Rinse the cloth with warm water and wipe down the cooktop surface.

how to clean whirlpool glass top stove

Step 2: Pick What Cooktop Cleaner You Want to Use

We would recommend either a cooktop cleaning product or a homemade mixture of baking soda and vinegar. Both will do the job, and it just depends on which one works best for you.

Step 3: Making a Natural Cooktop Cleaner

If you’re wondering how to clean a Whirlpool stove the natural way, we have you covered. Mix a paste of baking soda and water and spread it over the entire surface. Next, spray a generous amount of vinegar over the paste. The baking soda and vinegar will react, creating bubbles that help break down grease and food particles. Let this sit for 15 minutes and then you’re ready for the next step.

Step 4: Use a Store-Bought Cooktop Cleaner

If you prefer to use a purchased cooktop cleaner, follow the instructions on the packaging. Generally, this means spraying it over the surface and then letting it sit for 15 minutes.

Step 5: Scrub the Cooktop

After it has had time to sit, use a non-abrasive scrubber or sponge and some elbow grease to work the cleaner into all of the crevices. Make sure you get even those hard-to-reach spots!

Step 6: Rinse and Wipe

Finally, rinse off the cooktop with warm water and wipe down the surface with a dry cloth. Your Whirlpool cooktop should now be clean and sparkly! You can also use a sealant product to help protect it from future grease and grime.

Step 7: How to Clean Heavy Stains Off a Whirlpool Cooktop

If you have some stubborn or tough stains, your can scrape them off using a glass scraper or a razor blade. Carefully scrape any large chunks of stuck-on grease off the cooktop with a razor blade. After you’ve scraped away the greasy residue, follow Steps 1 through 6 above to properly clean your Whirlpool cooktop.

Now that you know how to clean a Whirlpool cooktop, it’s time to enjoy using your cooktop again! With regular cleaning and maintenance, you can keep your Whirlpool cooktop looking like new for years to come. Plus, being able to prepare food on a clean surface is always a plus. If you’re looking for more guides check out our guides on how to fix oven temperature issues and what to do when your oven smells off. And for any bigger issues, remember Callahan’s Appliance is here to help with your cooktop repairs!