Last Updated: December 29, 2022

The 5 Best Stove Cleaners for Kitchen Cleanup.

WRITTEN BY Grove Collaborative • 9 min read

If you cook a lot, your stovetop has definitely seen better days. The mess that day-after-day cooking can leave behind always requires a cleanup before you begin cooking your next meal. From food spills to greasy oil splats, it's important to clean up your cooktop so it's ready to roll when you need it again. Our list of the Five Best Stove Cleaners for Kitchen Cleanup gives you a look into five of our best products for getting your stove clean, shiny, and looking better than ever. Shop top brands like Mrs. Meyer's, Pure Sense, and method on our roundup list now.

For other kitchen-cleaning tips, check out the following articles from our blog:

This list of products was determined by ratings and reviews from Grove members.

1. method Stainless Steel Cleaner + Polish

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This nonabrasive method Stainless Steel Cleaner + Polish spray uses plant-based cleaning agents to remove dirt and smudges, with plant-based polishers that leave behind a sensational, streak-free shine. Sure, stainless steel doesn't nick, rust, or corrode, but it sure can get dirty and dull. Help liven it up with this surface-safe cleaner. Plus, …

14 oz
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2. Pure Sense Ceramic Cooktop Cleaner & Protectant

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Pure Sense Ceramic Cooktop Cleaner & Protectant isn't just another flash in the pan. This ceramic cooktop cleaner and protectant wipes away spills like yesterday's worries. It all boils down to a highly effective, plant-conscious formula that will leave your cooktop sparkling clean and smelling like a citrus grove. So now you can relax when using …

24 Oz
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3. Mrs. Meyer's Cream Cleaner

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Baking soda has been used for cleaning purposes for years and years, and this Mrs. Meyer's Baking Soda Cream Cleaner channels the cleaning power of baking soda to help keep your bathroom, kitchen, and other rooms sparkling clean. This household cleaner is made without parabens and Leaping Bunny–certified. Plus, it comes in a light and refreshing …

12 Oz
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4. Aunt Fannie's Cleaning Bundle - Baking Soda + Multi-Purpose Cleaning Vinegar

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Use this ultimate DIY bundle to naturally tackle a variety of cleaning tasks.

This set includes:
  • Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaning Vinegar

    Vinegar and baking soda are the ultimate cleaning team. Use for a variety of everyday cleaning tasks around the home.

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    1 x Multi-Purpose Cleaning Vinegar, 1 x Baking Soda
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    5. Mrs. Meyer's Multi-Surface Cleaner

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    Put a little pep in your step while you’re cleaning up with this Mrs. Meyer’s Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner. This Mrs. Meyer's Multi-Surface Everyday Cleaner comes in more than 15 garden-inspired scents from which to choose, so you can make cleaning up fun. It’s kitchen-counter worthy but can also be used in bathrooms and other rooms with …

    16 Oz
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    What is the best cleaner to use on a stove?

    If you're cleaning up your stovetop and not sure how to start, first, you need to find the right cleaner. Some people like to use a cleaner that they can purchase somewhere like Grove, while others like to make homemade remedies like a 1:2 baking soda and vinegar mixture. Whatever you decode to use, there is not one cleaner that's better than the rest; however, there are top picks that work better than others. If you haven't done so already check out our top five picks for the Best Stove Cleaners for Kitchen Cleanup.

    Once your stove is looking sharp again, it's time to get cooking. See our list of The 8 Best Eco-Friendly Cooking Supplies and Utensils for your kitchen cooking sessions.

    What's the best cleaner for gas stove top?

    Gas stoves are a little different when it comes to cleaning than electric stoves. There's a little more to them and they can be a tiny bit trickier to get clean. Electric stoves are flat and easy to just wipe clean with a multi purpose cleaner or other stove cleaner, but a gas stoves feature harder-to-get-to areas. When cleaning your gas stove, make sure you're disassembling areas properly so they can be restored after you're done cleaning. Many people like to use baking soda or a baking soda cleaner to get the left-over food and stuck-on grease off their gas stoves. There's a great baking soda cleaner on our list from Mrs. Meyer's that'll do the trick.

    For a wider variety of cleaning options, you can shop all kitchen cleaners on Grove, including sponges and stainless steel cleaner.

    How do professionals clean stoves?

    There's no one who can get a stove its cleanest quite like a professional cleaner. Many people look to professional cleaners for advice on how to get our own homes their absolute cleanest. A lot of professionals swear by these steps for getting your stove clean:

    • Step one: Use hot, soapy water in your sink to clean the grates and burners (if you have a gas stove) and wipe down your cooktop with a hot, wet microfiber cloth to remove caked-on, old food
    • Step two: Spray down your cooktop with an all-purpose cleaner and let it sit a few minutes before scrubbing
    • Step three: for a deeper clean, next use a vinegar/baking soda mix and let it sit on your stovetop for 15 minutes before scrubbing it down and rinsing it clean.

    For more in-depth steps for stove cleaning check out the letter "S" in our article, From A to Z: How to clean everything in your house — naturally.

    What is Grove Collaborative?

    At Grove, we take the guesswork out of which products are good for you and your home. Every product meets strict standards for being nontoxic, effective, sustainable, and cruelty-free. Once you find products you love, we ship to your home on a flexible, monthly schedule.

    If you're ready to make the transition to natural cleaning, beauty, and household products, shop Grove Collaborative's natural products for the eco-friendly tools to tackle the job.

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