The reasons for buying copper over the other materials available is that they are easy to clean and maintain, while providing you with a wonderful aesthetic appeal in your kitchen design.
You want your copper stove hood to gleam. The hardest thing you are going to have to deal with when it comes to this metal is water marks, which is why you will be happy to know that you can get the metal to a high gloss polish look, which will not only make it look amazing, but it will also provide you with a product that is going to look excellent and as good as new for years to come.
Caring for your copper stove hood will provide longevity, ensuring that you invest in a product that will be used in the kitchen space now and in the future.
What you are going to need to clean the copper stove hood is a good copper cleaner, which should be recommended by your supplier, and some soft cloths. Ensure the cloths you choose are lint free. There is nothing more frustrating than getting the copper to a high polish and then have pieces of cloth stuck to it until the next clean.
Give the copper stove hood a gentle wipe with a damp cloth to remove any dust build up and leave you with a dust free surface to work with. You will now want to place some of the copper cleaner on one of the cloths and gently wipe the entire hood with the cleaner. Don’t worry if it streaks, this is only the first step in the cleaning process.
Ensure you have read the instructions, which will tell you how long to leave the cleaner for the copper stove hood. Some say a few minutes, others require the cleaner to dry before you attempt to remove it, similar to brass cleaning products. Once you have left the cleaner on the hood for the set period of time you will want to work on removing it, for this you are gong to need a few of the clean lint free cloths.
Work on each section one at a time and carefully remove all the cleaner from the copper stove hood. Once you think it is removed, use a clean cloth and start to rub in circles to get the hood up to a beautiful shine which is guaranteed to make an impact.
When you are happy with the outcome and your copper stove hood is gleaming and looks spectacular in your kitchen space, you will want to remove the filters and give those a clean, also following the suppliers instructions to ensure you remove the dirt and grease before returning them to the hood.
The final step of the cleaning process is a few quick maintenance checks to ensure your copper stove hood is working well. This will be checking the light to see it goes on and off and then to check the fan. The fan usually has more than one setting, so ensure it is all working well. If there are issues with the light or the fan, you can call in the maintenance company to come and service the hood for you.