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Scratch in Ceramic Hob

Scratched Ceramic Glass Cooktop

  “Can I scratch my cooktop?”   Yes ….”Now can I repair it?”  That depends… To be clear on the problem, a light scratch on the TOP of the glass-ceramic surface does not make it unsafe to use… just less new.  Like the first ding in a new car paint, a scratch is frustrating.  The scratch […]

Electrical Arc

Electrical Shock or Arcing from your Cooktop?

Had a unique discussion today with someone recently who noticed electrical arcing between the glass-ceramic surface and his cookware when the cooktop was hot.  He thought the glass-ceramic was creating this electrical charge. First, if you experience such an incident, please .  This could be potentially very serious problem. Next, the glass is not the […]

Iridescent Effect on Cooktop

Iridescent, silvery, or rainbow effect on cooktop glass-ceramic

Sometimes odd looking stains show up on a glass-ceramic cooktop.  What are the iridescent, silvery, or rainbow looking marks on the burner area?  Some people claim these are “inside the glass” and have come for no apparent reason.  There is a reason.  And that reason is using the wrong cleaners to clean a surface that […]

Plastic styrofoam cup melted into a cooktop.  DON'T do this.  NASTY HAZARDOUS Vapors.  Need ventilation!

So…I melted plastic into ceramic glass cooktop

NOW WHAT? Your cooktop surface is both a hot cooking surface and a working preparation surface.   We have a small kitchen so we use every bit of space we have in meal prep, cooking, and then the clean-up.  It’s a problem just waiting to happen… A hot burner, possibly just free of the pan […]

Two months of cooking burnt-in grime

Best Glass-Ceramic Cooktop Cleaning Method!

This is how I clean my Ceramic-Glass Cooktop The Internet has so many comments, opinions, and methods on cleaning a glass-ceramic cooktop.  Lots of opinions on ease of use and struggles.  Below, I detail my method for cleaning my cooktop after over two-months of cooking without a thorough cleaning.  Yes…that’s kinda sad, but in the […]

Your Ceramic-Glass Cooktop

Frustrated with your ceramic-glass cooktop?  Trying to figure out how to take care of it?   Looking for direction on proper use?   or, Just curious how it all works? Then you’ve come to the right place!  Here you’ll find a growing database of questions and concerns and advice.  We are two engineers for the […]