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    • GT60
    • By GT60 18th May 17, 4:37 PM
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    Cleaning suede and ceramic hobs
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    • 18th May 17, 4:37 PM
    Cleaning suede and ceramic hobs 18th May 17 at 4:37 PM
    Hi Two questions and maybe in the wrong place. sorry..
    I have some suede trainers about three months old but they look like they are a year old
    what is a good cleaner for them?
    How do you clean your ceramic hob and stop the smear marks?
    thanks
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    • Grenage
    • By Grenage 18th May 17, 4:56 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 4:56 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 4:56 PM
    We had ceramic hobs in our last house; stainless steel hob covers were the salvation of my sanity.

    Never again!
    • trailingspouse
    • By trailingspouse 18th May 17, 5:48 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 5:48 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 5:48 PM
    Ceramic hobs - hob brite, available in supermarkets.
    • culpepper
    • By culpepper 18th May 17, 6:13 PM
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    • #4
    • 18th May 17, 6:13 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 6:13 PM
    instructables has a good tutorial about suede shoe cleaning. I did my suede sandals following it and they came up very nicely.
    • frugalmacdugal
    • By frugalmacdugal 19th May 17, 5:33 AM
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    • #5
    • 19th May 17, 5:33 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 5:33 AM
    Hi,

    try this on your hob, not your trainers,



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    • Ebe Scrooge
    • By Ebe Scrooge 19th May 17, 8:15 AM
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    • #6
    • 19th May 17, 8:15 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 8:15 AM
    Hob Brite for the hob. It's not the cheapest product out there, but it works really well. And a bottle lasts for ages - you only need to use a tiny drop each time.
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    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 19th May 17, 9:58 AM
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    • #7
    • 19th May 17, 9:58 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 9:58 AM
    We had ceramic hobs in our last house; stainless steel hob covers were the salvation of my sanity.

    Never again!
    Originally posted by Grenage
    How did that work?
    • LandyAndy
    • By LandyAndy 19th May 17, 10:29 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:29 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:29 AM
    How did that work?
    Originally posted by theonlywayisup

    Put the covers on and you can't see the smears?
    • Grenage
    • By Grenage 19th May 17, 10:46 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:46 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 10:46 AM
    Basically; yes. You take the covers off when in use, and put them on when done. The hob we inherited was beyond cleaning, and the ceramic was very absorbent or stains.
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