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Q: I only use one of my stove's burners because whenever I turn on any of the others, they start to smoke or smell like they're burning, which in turn sets off my smoke alarms. I've tried cleaning them, but it doesn't seem to help. Does anyone have a good cleaning method?

Sent by Meredith

Editor: It sounds like you might have some stubborn grease caked on your burners. Take a look at these posts for some help:

How to Clean Electric Stove Burners
How to Clean a Greasy Stovetop

Readers, what do you suggest?

Related: How to Clean Your Kitchen (And Keep It Clean) in 20 Minutes a Day for 30 Days

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