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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 […]

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 […]

Melted Foil on Cooktop

Melted Aluminum Foil on my Cooktop!

Cleaning off Aluminum Foil stuck to a cooktop We occasionally get questions from home chefs who’ve run into trouble with their ceramic glass cooktops.  Recently Jeanne Huber from the Washington Post asked for Ted’s help for a home chef whose new ceramic glass cooktop had melted aluminum foil on the surface.  Here’s a link to […]