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Member # 34835
Default  Posted: 4:36 PM, March 10th (Monday)

I've had my beautiful stove now for about a 6 months. I've had a few incidents of my sauce pan lid not fitting and allowing steam to escape and go onto the burner itself. Now I have this mark on my stove that looks like a grayish stain but it isn't. It is hard to describe.

I have tried to clean this mark up for about 3 months now. Every time I clean it, it just mocks me and laughs. I am not ashamed to say I've actually cried trying to get this thing to go away.

Does anyone have experience with this?

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Member # 32616
Default  Posted: 4:58 PM, March 10th (Monday)

What are you using to clean it? When I had a flattop this and Cerama Bryte did the job fairly well;

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Default  Posted: 8:05 PM, March 10th (Monday)

I use Barkeeps Friend on my flat top stove. Works well for me.

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Member # 34835
Default  Posted: 11:13 PM, March 10th (Monday)

Crescita-I use Cerama Bryte with the yellow scrubby thing.

This spot is not a burn mark or anything like that. It's a faded mark that looks like water/steam got on the burner and faded it. You can only see it at an angle but not if you look directly at it.

I might use the Barkeepers Friend because I see a lot of people using it on their flat tops. I have the dark black surface and the smallest things show up.

It's driving me insane!

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Member # 34262
Default  Posted: 11:38 PM, March 10th (Monday)

If that works post it. I have the same flat black stove top and today I left a burner on for an hour and it burned up the olive oil into horrible spots.

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Default  Posted: 12:36 AM, March 11th (Tuesday)

Magic eraser! That is my best friend with getting the difficult spots off mine. It was recommended when we bought ours.

Posts: 61 | Registered: Dec 2011 | From: girlie114
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Default  Posted: 12:52 AM, March 11th (Tuesday)

I second the magic eraser. It worked great on mine.

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