How to Clean a Neff Induction Hob


May 21, 2022

Last updated on May 21, 2022


Whether your induction hob is newly installed or not, it is never too early to learn how to clean it. Cleaning your induction hob properly plays a crucial role in maintaining it, and once you know how to clean a Neff Induction hob properly, you will better ensure its longevity and pristine finish for as long as possible.

One of the best things about induction hobs is their perfect glass surfaces. Not only do they provide quality cooking, easy-to-use control panels, and of course, sheer style for any kitchen, they’re also incredibly easy to clean! You will no longer have to spend ages getting between every nook and cranny of the hob’s elements and instead will only need a clean, soft, dry towel and the right cleaning products to wipe over your Neff induction hob quickly. 

That being said, using the wrong products on your hob, neglecting to clean it, or rubbing debris all over it are all easy ways to damage your surface. That is why learning how to clean it properly as early as possible will be the very best thing for you. 

With that in mind, here is a quick guide to cleaning your Neff induction hob.  

How to Clean Your Neff Induction Hob 

Cleaning your Neff induction hob, on the whole, shouldn’t take as long as cleaning any other model. Of course, it makes sense to check your operations manual if you’re unsure how to care for it properly.

However, as long as you use the right products and take the time to clean it efficiently, your Neff induction hob will stay looking and working perfectly for years to come! 

Thankfully, cleaning the hob will not take you a lot of time and does not require expensive or even hard-to-find products. Simply follow these few steps, and your Neff induction hob will look brand new after every use: 

Let the Hob Cool Down

The first thing that you will need to do is let the hob cool down. If you have already been cooking on your Neff induction hob before cleaning, then the chances are that one or more of the rings will be hot. 

As eager as you may be to clean it, doing so when it is hot runs multiple risks. Not only do you risk burning yourself, but you also risk burning the products that you will use to clean the induction hob. If these products burn, then they could release toxic fumes into the air, thus endangering you and those around you. That is why it is essential for you to wait for your induction hob to cool down completely before you start cleaning it. 

Start by Cleaning the Hob with Soapy Water

Take a simple sponge and some warm, soapy water, and scrub the hob. This will help to remove any of the grease, dirt, liquid, etc. Remember only to use the soft side of the sponge to avoid scratching the glass surface of the hob. 

Use a Glass Scraper

If you happen to come across stubborn debris or food, then use a glass scraper to remove the detritus. Again, remember to do so carefully so as not to scratch the glass surface! Keep the glass scraper at a 30-degree angle for the most efficient scraping. 

Use Specialist Hob Cleaning Fluid or Product

You might not need to use hob cleaning fluid as soap and water can do a great job on its own. However, it’s worth keeping in mind.

There are plenty of hob cleaning fluids available online and in supermarkets that have been specifically designed and developed for induction hobs. It is best to opt for the ones that have been developed for your type of hob – otherwise, you may do undue damage to the surface without intending to.

Pour some of the cleaning fluid onto your hob, then rub it in using a clean, dry, soft towel. If at all in doubt, always read the instructions on the bottle of product you wish to use – this is just a general guide, after all.

Use a Sponge to Wipe Away the Excess Fluid

When you have finished wiping your Neff induction hob with the cleaning fluid, use a clean damp cloth or the softest side of a damp sponge to wipe away the excess fluid, and clean away any product. Again, it’s worth reading the instructions on your chosen product to make sure you’re following the best process.

Dry the Induction Hob

Then, finally, use a clean, soft cloth to dry the induction hob, ensuring that you have removed the moisture from all of it and buffed out any traces left by the water or the cleaning products! 

Always make sure that your hob is completely clean and dry before you start using it again. This is a process that shouldn’t take too long, but it’s worth doing regularly.


As you can see, cleaning your Neff induction hob does not have to be difficult! In fact, it should take you a fraction of the time that it would with a standard hob. Giving your hob some cleaning attention every night will help to keep it looking and running great.

Cleaning a Neff induction hob shouldn’t be any different to cleaning induction hobs from different manufacturers and lines – however, it’s still a good idea to keep a close eye on keeping your nifty new Neff nice and clean.

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