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De-greasing the hob

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rushrushrush Tue 14-Dec-10 08:47:45

We've recently moved into a new house and the kitchen hob is covered in grease which I've tried unsuccessfully so far to remove. Have tried Mr Muscle type stuff with limited success. A friend told me to use WD40 (?) - which I did try but again, no luck. What's the best way to remove this grease or is it a lost cause?
Thank you!

Abr1de Tue 14-Dec-10 08:52:16

Have you tried white vinegar diluted? I use it in a spray bottle.

Servalan Tue 14-Dec-10 08:56:12

I've managed to shift grease using bicarbonate of soda before.

southeastastra Tue 14-Dec-10 08:58:43

wire wool?

SerenaJoy Tue 14-Dec-10 09:03:56

Have you tried Barkeepers Friend? I love it. It's a powder so it takes a bit of rinsing etc but my hob (stainless steel) comes up a treat.

muddlinleigh Tue 14-Dec-10 09:48:00

A strong solution of soda crystals in hot water should cut through the grease. Barkeepers Friend is great for getting the hop sparkling too and if you make a well in the powder and add a bit of water you can make it into a paste which is slighty easier to rinse.

rushrushrush Tue 14-Dec-10 10:35:18

Thank you ladies! Much appreciated!

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