GE Induction Cooktop - Metallic/Mirrored surface?

ctychickApril 20, 2014

I've chosen the the 36" Monogram version of GE's induction cooktop for my kitchen reno and I'm looking for opinions on the metallic (mirrored) surface option. If you have this or something similar, do you regret not going with the traditional black glass surface? Any drawbacks from a maintenance perspective? Are you happy with the aesthetic?

Either "color" will work with my kitchen. I know from experience that black tends to easily show dirt and crumbs and in my experience, after cleaning, streaks can be visible if you don't really buff them out with a microfiber cloth. But this is all to be expected from the standard and more widely used black glass. Is the metallic finish less prone to these issues? Are there other drawbacks unique to the metallic finsih?


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I was considering the ge monogram mirrored surface, but....I ruled it out because it required 12 inch clearance and that would mess up my drawer plans underneath the induction cooktop.

I've since pretty much decided on the wolf or miele, which require just shy of 5 in. Thermadore has the mirrored finish, for a lot more $, but it doesn't require 12 in clearance. Also around a 5 inch clearance.

The ge monogram also doesn't have the stainless border edge. I worry that raw/unprotected edge might chip (like my current cooktop).

Good luck!! All these decisions!

    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 3:35PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks, Teehee1984. Very interesting. I'll have to check the specs. And I never considered the possibility of the edge of the cooktop being damaged without the ss rim. I was actually trying to avoid that rim because made the cooktop stand out too much. I'll have to research further and reconsider.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2014 at 4:03PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Bosch 36 Flexinduction Cooktop - Anyone Have a User Review
I have purchased the new 36" bosch Flexinduction,...
24' Appliances: Liebherr or Fagor?? Bertazzoni or other?
Can anyone weigh in on small space appliances? While...
Help installing power cord to 48inch dual wolf range
I'm trying to install the power cord, not sure how...
New Bluestar elec wall oven vs New Viking french door wall oven
Has anyone had a chance to use either the New BlueStar...
Water Pooling on Bottom of Refrigerator and Leaking
Hi: I have a Kenmore Pro 48 inch side by side Refrigerator....
Rob Fleming
Sponsored Products
GE Convection Over-the-Range Microwave Oven
Quoizel Genova GE1507SE Mini Pendant Multicolor - GE1507SE
$139.99 | Hayneedle
GE 1.9-cubic foot Over-the-Range Microwave
Avanity GVE450GE Above-counter Tempered Glass Vessel In Golden Ebony
$157.50 | Blue Bath
Gama Sonic Imperial Solar Lantern - Acorn & Eagle Finial - GS-97F-GE
$179.00 | Hayneedle
Avanity 17.7-in. Tempered Glass Vessel - Golden Ebony - GVE450GE
$157.50 | Hayneedle
GE 1.4-cubic foot Countertop Microwave Oven
GE 1.5 Cu. Ft. Over-the-Range Microwave Oven
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™