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Whirlpool Home Appliances

Porcelain Surface


Cleaning Porcelain Surface:

IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the microwave is cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products.

Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the entire appliance is cool. These spills may affect the finish.

Cleaning Method:

To avoid damage to porcelain surfaces, do not use soapfilled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steelwool pads, gritty washcloths or abrasive paper towels.

Preferred Cleaning Method:

  • Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge, or affresh® Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner are suggested first unless otherwise noted.

Other Cleaning Methods

  • Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or nonabrasive scrubbing pad.
  • Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner:  Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
  • Use affresh® Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner 

affresh® cleaners are available at many retailers. Find one here.

If you would like to purchase one of these accessories, you may visit your local retailer or Order Accessories online.


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