We spent 27 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Ever let a pan boil over because you weren’t watching it constantly. Yeah, us, too. It makes a right mess. But with one of these spill stoppers, you don’t have to stand guard over your pots of boiling water, soups or sauces, as they prevent them from overflowing. They’re good as microwave lids and splatter guards, too. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work.
6. Southern Homewares SH-10081
The Southern Homewares SH-10081 is designed to be left on the pot from the start until the end of cooking, so you can wander off and deal with other things around the house without worrying about your pot boiling over.
- Makes a great gift
- Need to use pot holders when removing it
- Only available in one size
|4.0 / 5.0|
5. JL Future
The JL Future is one of those products that, once you get it, you’ll never know how you lived without it. It makes life easier in the kitchen and cuts down on messes from inattentiveness. The middle flower is detachable for cleaning.
- Makes a great oil splatter guard
- Made with food safe silicone
- Steam builds up underneath it
|4.1 / 5.0|
4. HomePop 12-Inch
The HomePop 12-Inch is available in bright red or bright green and does an incredibly good job of keeping pots from boiling over. It lays nicely on top to act as a lid for almost any size of pot or pan.
- Lifetime satisfaction warranty
- Get 20% off if you buy a second one
- Not a very heavy duty option
|4.2 / 5.0|
3. Zoie + Chloe
The Zoie + Chloe has a more attractive look than most spill stoppers, almost reminiscent of a flower, plus it has a higher heat resistance than most at 465 degrees. It’s perfect for pasta, rice, soups, milk and starchy liquids.
- Easily rinses clean
- Handles don’t get hot
- Tends to buckle when lifting
|Zoie + Chloe|
|5.0 / 5.0|
2. Jobar International
If you are the type of person who constantly lets pots boil over and makes a mess, then the Jobar International will save you lots of cleanup time. At less than $10, it’s a great value, plus it can be used in the microwave too.
- Fits pans with a 6″ to 10″ diameter
- Can act as a steamer
- Liquid drains back into pot when lifting
|4.6 / 5.0|
1. Kuhn Rikon Kochblume
The Kuhn Rikon Kochblume comes in four sizes, ranging from 10 inches to 13 inches, and is available in five different color options. It’s a great solution for most home cooks who get distracted by other things around the house.
- Microwave and dishwasher safe
- Acts as a lid and a splatter guard
- Heat resistant up to 400 degrees
|4.5 / 5.0|