Kitchen tips : How to clean oven | 5 easy way to clean oven

Who don’t love baked and grilled dishes? If you are big foodie just like me, you will love to do cooking delicious dishes a lot. Besides you should have good knowledge on how to clean oven otherwise it becomes impossible task and as there is a lot of smell and grease in it.Here is the easy kitchen tips on 5 easy ways to clean oven at home.how to clean oven

Though there are various ways to clean oven either you can buy oven clean from supermarket and use it or you simply want to use homemade oven cleaner solutions made of mixing baking soda , vinegar , warm water.

Baking soda works as an abrasive agent here if we leave these mixture on burnt food or sticky grease for some time, then after some time it loosens the burnt food or grease and with the help of sponge we can easily remove the food particles.

 

How to clean oven

 

If you are also thinking of cleaning your oven, then here are some easy tips using which, the shine of your oven without emitting any bad smell.

 

 

How to Clean Oven Racks

 

  • To clean oven racks first wait until oven becomes cool and stay at room temperature.

cool oven at room temperature

 

  • Then gently remove the racks from the oven and soak them in the mixture of warm water and dishwater detergent or baking soda , warm water and vinegar mixture for at least 2 to 3 hours.The process helps the sticky residue to come out easily with a minimum scrubbing.

put dirty oven rack in warm water and soapy solution

 

  • After that, just scrub the racks with a stiff brush, rinse, and dry before returning them to the oven.

 

scrub oven rack with brush

 

How to clean oven knobs

 

Never ever use dishwasher or any type of liquid cleaner spraying directly on the oven knobs because these liquids can easily go behind the knobs and switches and helps to short circuit the whole control panel.

  • To stay on safe side just use a soft damp microfiber cloth to wipe out any residue on the knobs. If required you can also use a little amount of soap or a disposable wipe to clean oven knobs.

clean oven knobs with microfiber cloth

 

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How to clean oven door

 

While cleaning oven door glass take extra precautions because glass is more prone to scratches than other part of oven.

  • If you want to clean oven door without removing than first make a homemade cleaning mixture.For this make a thick paste of mixing baking soda and water. Spread the paste carefully on the glass and let it rest for at least 30 to 45 minute.

spread baking soda and water mixture on oven glass

 

  • After that, gently wipe up the paste with a soft microfiber cloth, rinse thoroughly with water and leave it dry.

wipe oven glass

 

Note : Instead of baking soda mixture, you can also use soapy water or an standard oven glass cleaner to clean oven.

 

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How to clean oven trays

 

  • If you have sticky grease on oven tray then spray with any grill spray available from any supermarket then gently wipe away with a kitchen towel.

 

cooking spray to remove sticky residue

 

  • Make a soapy solution by mixing hot water and soap , then fill it in the oily and greasy tray.Let it rest for an hour.pour dishwasher liquid and warm water in baking tray

 

  • If you have non stick tray then it is very easy to clean just use dish washing liquid and clean with soft sponge and cloth to wipe away any residue.clean tray with soapy solution

 

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How to clean oven naturally

 

To clean oven naturally you have to use self cleaning function on your oven which you can easily find in most of modern ovens.

  • Before using self cleaning functions read the instructions carefully because this functions makes the oven reach to 880F or 471 C which helps to burn the leftover food inside the oven and turns them into ash, which then easily removed by any damp cloth.

 

  • Though it is one of the easiest way to clean oven but some of you don’t like this method because this method usually generates excessive heat and some burning odor that will completely fill in your kitchen.

 

  • Last thing you have to remember while performing self clean oven never use any commercial oven cleaner because it may damage enamel coating of your oven.

 

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How often should you clean oven?

 

  • The cleaning of oven totally depends upon on how much you use it.If you use the oven more frequently then you have to deep clean oven in every 3 months to avoiding buildup any residue.

 

  • If you use it less regularly,then must deep clean oven in every six months.

 

  • Also remember If any significant residue fall in the oven accidentally, then don’t forget to wipe it out when your oven is cooled otherwise it will take time to wipe them out.

 

Kitchen tips : How to clean oven | 5 easy way to clean oven

how to clean oven

If you don't know how to clean oven effectively , here is the easy kitchen tips on 5 easy ways to clean oven at home.

Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 200

Materials

  • Detergent
  • Dishwasher liquid
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Warm water
  • Stiff brush
  • Soft sponge
  • Soft microfiber cloth
  • Grill spray

Tools

  • Oven toaster grill [OTG]

Instructions

How to clean oven

  1. Before cleaning oven racks first wait until oven becomes cool and stay at least room temperature.
  2. Then gently remove the racks from the oven and soak them in the mixture of warm water and dishwater detergent or baking soda , warm water and vinegar mixture for sometime.
  3. After that, just scrub the racks with a stiff brush, rinse, and dry before returning them to the oven.
  4. Now to clean oven knobs just use a soft damp microfiber cloth to wipe out any residue on the knobs.
  5. If required you can also use a little amount of disposable wipe to clean oven knobs.
  6. Now to clean oven door glass make a homemade cleaning mixture of baking soda and water.
  7. Then Spread the paste carefully on the glass and let it rest for at least 30 to 45 minute.
  8. After that, gently wipe up the paste with a soft microfiber cloth, rinse thoroughly with water and leave it dry.
  9. Now to clean oven trays If you have sticky grease on tray then spray with any grill spray available from any supermarket then gently wipe away with a kitchen towel.
  10. Otherwise make a soapy solution by mixing hot water and soap , then fill it in the oily and greasy tray.Let it rest for an hour.
  11. After that clean with soft sponge and cloth to wipe away any residue.
  12. If your oven has natural cleaning functions then set the temperature 880F or 471 C which helps to burn the leftover food inside the oven and turns them into ash, which then easily removed by any damp cloth.
  13. Remember this method usually generates excessive heat and some burning odor that will completely fill in your kitchen.
  14. Remember while performing self clean oven method never use any commercial oven cleaner because it may damage enamel coating of your oven.

Notes

Oven Cleaning Note

  • Before preparing to clean the oven, use a toothbrush to clean the dirt.This will help cleaning oven faster.
  • If you have sticky dried grease, then just mix 1 cup apple cider vinegar with 1 tbsp sugar. Then apply on dried grease and let it stay for 30 minutes. It will then easily come out.

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