If You Want To Clean Your Oven Quickly and Painlessly, Here's Your Guide!!

 



Surely, you got your lasagna bubbled over in the oven someday! Yep, the cheese and sauce, while burnt, is still there and same happes with the juices from your Thanksgiving turkey, plus the cookie from last weekend crumbs, right !! Not to mention, the oven grimes and greases a fire hazard as well as influences how your food cooks and tastes. In this view, deep cleaning your oven two or three times a year, as Carolyn Forte, director of the Good Housekeeping Institute Cleaning Lab recommends, to prevent buildup. You may want to wipe it down once a month or when you notice it’s starting to look dirty in case you want to stay on top of things.

Make sure not to Shut the oven door and pretend that it’s not full of grime, grease, and bits of food. This is not a cleaning solution. Instead, you're recommended to follow this guide to make your oven look — and cook — as good as new.


HOW TO CLEAN INSIDE THE OVEN :

You can wipe down loose bits of food on the inside with a damp sponge or cloth. Alternately, you can use the self-cleaning cycle, if available, on your appliance to ensure that every nook and cranny is touched.


Hold up: We all know that the oven’s self-cleaning functions usually more trouble than it’s worth, but it depends

According to Forte, if you use this function regularly — every four months, you won’t deal with foul odors or smoke, which many people complain about. Always remember that the inside of the oven reaches insanely high temperatures to burn off any leftover food and grease, which means that some smoke and a funky burning smell are inevitable.


To effectively remove any spills in case you don’t own a self-cleaning oven or aren’t in the mood to deal with the smoke alarm aftermath, We suggest using Easy-Off Professional Fume Free Max Oven Cleaner. Now that the oven is cool, sprinkle table salt to absorb fresh spills and wipe it up with a damp sponge or cloth for a more natural approach.


HOW TO CLEAN OVEN RACKS :

Make sure that your approach for cleaning the oven racks must be completely different from how you clean the appliance’s inner shell. In the beginning, remove the racks from your oven to comfortably and effectively clean them. Then you can wash them one at a time in warm, sudsy water. Once done, scrub stubborn gunk and grime with a pad, like Brillo Basics Estracell Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge. Finally, rinse the racks, let dry, and slide them back into place.


HOW TO CLEAN OVEN DOOR : 

You can use warm, sudsy water and a sponge to clean the interior of your oven and same with the outside of your oven. For streak and spot-free glass, you should spritz on a glass or grease-cutting multi-purpose cleaner like Simple Green All-Purpose Cleaner. Immediately scrub with a scrubbing pad, rinse with a clean cloth or sponge, and let dry.


Make sure not to try the Pinterest hack that suggests you take apart your oven door. You should never disassemble the oven door to clean between the glass layers, according to Forte. Always remember that this should only be done by an authorized technician to help prevent damaging the glass or the door, or voiding your oven’s warranty.


HOW TO CLEAN TOUGH (AND STUBBORN) GRIME :

Use your appliance’s self-cleaning function is the only way to totally get rid of that sticky apple pie filling that’s clinging on to your oven. If you don’t want to deal with the hassle or have an older appliance, please place a hot, wet cloth on top of burned spots to help soften the gunk. Afterwards, you can scrub with a heavy-duty pad and wipe dry.


HOW TO PREVENT GUNK AND GRIME : 

Even if you now know how to effectively clean your oven, you should try preventing a mess first. That is, you'd best cover pans with lids or aluminum foil to prevent splatters. Afterwards, place baking sheets on the bottom racks when baking pies and casseroles to catch anything that might spill over, As a general rule of thumb. Plus, wipe a spill up as soon as you suspect it before it becomes a bigger problem.