- Answer Always allow the cooktop to cool before cleaning. 1. Apply a quarter-sized amount of Weiman Glass Cook Top Heavy Duty Cleaner & Polish to the cooktop. 2. Snap together handle and base to assemble Cook Top Cleaning Tool. Attach Cook Top Scrubbing Pad to the Cook Top Cleaning Tool and use to clean cooktop surface. 3. After cleaning, use a soft cloth or paper towel to remove any residue. 4. In cases of extremely stubborn soil, use the Cook Top Scraper at a 45° angle to carefully scrape away residue. 5. After cleaning, buff the cooktop with a soft cloth or paper towel to shine.