‘It’s brilliant!’ Use simple £1 hack to remove streaks & stains from hob – ‘no scrubbing’

fans share a plethora of tips and tricks on social media every day, including how to clean hobs so that they are as good as new. Mrs Hinch, whose real name is Sophie, is a cleaning influencer with more than four million followers on Instagram. She is so popular that her fans have created Facebook pages in her honour.

On one Facebook page, with over 100,000 members, one Mrs Hinch fan wanted to know how to clean her hob and get rid of the streaks and stains that had developed on it.

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Julie Derrick said: “First time cooking on my new hob, think there must of been something on the bottom of the saucepan I used. Any idea how to get this off, almost looks like fat or oil marks? Tried manic sponge with elbow grease so far.”

The post was inundated with comments in minutes and other Mrs Hinch fans had a slew of hacks to offer.

However, one tip came up more frequently than others: many cleaning enthusiasts recommended using Pink Stuff to get rid of marks on the hob. 

Cleaning the kitchen hob

Cleaning the kitchen hob can be simple – homeowners can use both natural and chemical products (Image: GETTY)

Elizabeth McPeak simply wrote: “Pink Stuff.”

Caroline Harris Busteed said: “I use the Pink Stuff in a tub, does bril no scrubbing, just wipe and rinse.”

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Tricia Kelly commented: “Pink Stuff works great on my hob.”

Abide Ali Mustafa added: “Pink Stuff paste.”

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Kelly Elphick shared a photo of her shining hob with the caption: “Pink Stuff is great, it’s what I use.”

Sheila Fitzgerald wrote: “Pink Stuff is what I use, it’s brilliant.”

Some Mrs Hinch fans recommended a tip involving a natural method of cleaning using simple, cheap household products.

Crystal Stagg commented: “I’ve heard of using baking soda and a cut lemon half. Take the lemon over the baking soda in circular motion to get it removed.”

The Pink Stuff

The Pink Stuff costs only £1 at Ocado (Image: Ocado)

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Teresa Mondini added: “Baking soda, on stove warm towel big enough to cover soda. Let sit for a bit and clean.”

Barbara Smith also recommended baking soda, saying: “Baking soda mixed with a little white cleaning vinegar and a little lemon if you have but you don’t need that, it just smells good.

“Make a past and leave on for 30 mins then wipe off. You will be amazed how many things you can clean with this mix also you can put it in more water to wash sinks, carpet, anything really.”

Susan Emmett advised another product. She said: “Bar Keepers Friend.”

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Rosalind Taylor agreed, saying: “Barkeepers Friend is great for my hob.”

Heather Elliott advised: “Hob brite and a damp sponge scourer. Works for me.”

Caroline Hicks said: “Spray elbow grease when still warm wipe off with a microfiber cloth or sponge.”

Pauline Dillon added: “Use stellar scraper then hob brite and buff dry, comes up like new.”

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