We can’t answer this question in one word. To get the exact answer we have to go a little deep on this topic.
Does the magic eraser leave a scratch on the glass while cleaning?
To search this answer, we got a lot of myth about this modern product. Some of the bloggers have given a strong warning to use magic erasers on the surface like stone countertops, nonstick cookware, stainless steel, screens, and car.
But I know some cleaning experts, who like to clean sensitive screens like the laptop screen with the magic eraser. I also know someone, who likes to clean aquarium with a magic eraser.
Magic eraser is known as highly abrasive cleaner sponges. But we don’t know that, we can use it softly to remove any tough stain and dirt from any surface.
Gosia Baran is a cleaning expert, she has kept the ‘fiberglass shower doors’ on the top of the list while she discussing the versatile use of a magic eraser.
Dan Hiteshew made an experimental video in June 2020 on the question of “Is magic eraser safe for cleaning aquarium?” he completely proved that magic eraser able to clean glass without any scratch.
According to hunker.com, to remove tough stains from kitchen counters and glass doors the magic eraser works well without any scratch.
Finally, although the magic erasers work as an abrasive tool, if you use them to clean any glass surface in a proper method then you will able to get an unbelievable result.
I think you get the answer to the query. Now I would like to describe to you how to clean any glass using the magic eraser. After that, I will answer of some question that is closely related to this topic.
How to clean glass surfaces with a magic eraser?
This method according to Taylor Martin, CNET Contributor.
To follow this method you need to make a mixture of borax and baking soda. It’s not at all a hard task. Ok, let’s see the technique.
Heat half a cup of water.
One teaspoon of borax and one tablespoon of baking soda mix in the hot water.
Soak the magic eraser in the mixture.
Wipe softly on the dirty glass surface. In that case, remember that you don’t need to give any hard pressure.
In this method, you can boost the power of the magic eraser.
Pour down a few drops of vinegar on the magic eraser.
Take the eraser on the palm and squeeze it to distribute the vinegar.
Now wipe on the dirty dry glass surface.
Note– For as usual cleaning you can use soapy water to soak the eraser.
Cautious- If you involve your children to clean your house then you should not give the magic eraser to your children for a long time. It may damage their soft skin.
How to clean oven glass and whole oven?
If your oven has a self-cleaning feature that’s great. However, sometimes you may fail to remove the food residue that is sticking to it hardly.
So, if you fail to get proper results after using the self-cleaning method, you can apply this method below.
The method here I described based on a YouTube video of Insider Reviews. The video is embedded in the last of all steps.
Things that are needed for cleaning-
- Baking soda
- Distilled white vinegar
- Paper towel
- Magic eraser
- A bucket
- Spray bottle
- Microfiber cloth
- A bowel
- A pastry brash
Cautious- Don’t forget to wear some gloves and eye protection because baking soda and vinegar could irritate your eye and skin.
Remove the racks and all other accessories.
Keep the removable parts on the floor. Before that don’t forget to spread a paper towel or newspaper on the floor that will protect your floor.
To make a paste of baking soda, take 1 cup of baking soda and two or three tablespoons of water (As per your demand)
By using your hand or pastry brush spread the paste on every surface of the oven and glass door.
Wait for 8 to 10 hours.
Spray the racks with distilled white vinegar then sprinkle dry baking soda on the rack. You may see a fume that is a good sign for this work. Listen closely the baking soda and vinegar interacting. When the foaming will stop, sink the racks in hot water.
After completing the waiting period of 8 to 10 hours, take a damp cloth to wipe all oven surfaces. You can take half a bucket of hot water to rinse the microfiber cloth.
If you find any residue that is firmly attached to the surface then spray the white vinegar and sprinkle baking soda on the spot. After that wipe that spot with a magic eraser.
Finally, wipe all the surfaces with a damp cloth again and again until remove all water spots.
Wipe all the racks with a dry cloth and place them inside the oven.
Is the magic eraser safe on glass?
The answer to the question is not constant for every expert. In that case, some experts have positive experiences, some experts have negative experiences.
Kitchen expert Stephanie Green- “Is a magic eraser safe for a glass shower?” Based on this question, wrote on hunker.com that the Magic Erasers are safe for cleaning walls, kitchen counters, and glass showers.
Jill Nystul is an Expert in creative lifestyle solutions- listed five surfaces for not using a magic eraser on onegoodthingbyjillee.com.
She listed phone, tablet, TV, or computer screen for not using the magic eraser. But she did not list other glass surfaces.
Note that we know many users who have had a wonderful experience cleaning computers and phone screens with magic erasers.
Finally, according to our deep research, 90% of users have positive experiences of cleaning the glass surface.
Will Magic Eraser clean headlights?
There are many ways to clean headlights such as you can apply toothpaste, bug spray, etc. Some users say that toothpaste with baking soda works best for cleaning the headlight.
On the other hand, some users have got great results in cleaning the headlights with the magic eraser.
If you search on YouTube or any search engine by the term “how to clean headlights with magic eraser” then you will get a lot of user’s experiences.
Finally, with a magic eraser, you can significantly clean the headlight of your car with less effort.
Sometimes you may fail to get a positive result to clean all surfaces with a magic eraser because of the applying method. Sometimes you may get scratch on your valuable surfaces. If you don’t know the proper using method of magic erasers, you should not use magic eraser.
For simple cleaning, we highly recommend natural ingredients like baking soda, vinegar, soapy water.
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