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Is my glass hob ruined?

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LaLaLeni Tue 31-Dec-13 13:06:58

I haven't used brillo pads or the like, but it has a patch of white that looks like the surface has rubbed off hmm brand new in August so not wear and tear. Doh!

Also how do I clean the chrome on the extractor hood?

delasi Tue 31-Dec-13 13:49:57

No idea on the hob (sorry!) but if the chrome on the hood is greasy then soda crystals in warm water will cut through very easily to clean. To shine/buff, use baby oil. Method Steel for Real also works very well but baby oil is cheaper!

FairyTrain Tue 31-Dec-13 14:18:41

Have you tried hob brite? It seems to work on really well....

LaLaLeni Wed 01-Jan-14 01:10:30

I have hob brite - I suspect that the white scratchy bit was a result of using it thoughconfused

PigletJohn Wed 01-Jan-14 11:57:49

If the hood does actually extract, and is not a useless recirculating hood, it, and the rest of the kitchen, will stay cleaner if you keep it running while cooking. The low speed will be quieter, but turn it up for frying or roasting because of the hot fat.

LaLaLeni Wed 01-Jan-14 15:31:37

Yep, I do that too. Just seems whenever I wipe the chrome it leaves it looking, well, wiped

PeazlyPops Wed 01-Jan-14 15:34:17

Could it be something burnt on? I had white marks on a ceramic hob when I moved into a new house, turned out to be just burnt on spills.

A razor blade will scrape them off, or Lakeland sell a tool to do it (basically blades in a plastic holder)

RobinSparkles Wed 01-Jan-14 15:36:07

I use an e cloth for my chrome cooker hood. It makes it Shiney without leaving water marks. It's great for granite work tops too.

RobinSparkles Wed 01-Jan-14 15:38:27

I hate my glass hob, btw. It marks so easily.

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