However, the oven cleaning does require a bit more smart work, using the right products and techniques we can save our time and efforts. Here are some easy and effective homemade oven cleaning tips; by following these you can ensure a safe and healthy kitchen.
What We Need?
Before start, make sure you have all the necessary equipment and products mentioned below.
- Rubber Gloves
- Spray Bottle
- White Distilled Vinegar
- Baking Soda
- Dish washing Soap
- Fragrant Essential Oil
- Blunt Blade
- Scrubbing Brush
- Microfiber Cloth
11 Easy Cleaning Steps
Step 1: Simply mix white distilled vinegar with baking soda in a ratio of 1:2. Add a drop of dish washing soap to the mixture, and enough water to produce a cleaning solution.
Step 2: Gradually the vinegar smell will disappear, but if you find it a little overwhelming simply add a few drops of a fragrant essential oil.
Step 3: Use rubber gloves to protect your skin from cleaning solution, dirt and grease of the bottom of the oven.
Step 4: Before you start cleaning, remove the shelves of the oven. These shelves can easily just be soaked in a basin filled with warm water and dish washing soap, rinsed, and wiped dry.
Step 5: Corrode the excess food residue inside the oven using blunt blade, it will reduce the cleaning efforts.
Step 6: Apply cleaning solution to the interior and equally distribute it. Ensure to avoid the door seals and elements.
Step 7: Close the oven door and let the solution work for next 30 minutes. It will break down the tough stains and make them easier to lift off.
Step 8: Gently scrub the entire area using a medium bristled scrubbing brush, except the elements and the fan. Pay special attention to bottom of the oven and problem areas to remove the stubborn stains.
Step 9: Use the toothbrush to clean the corner areas of the oven.
Step 10: Wipe out the excess solution and dirt using a washable cloth. You may need to rinse the cloth several times to avoid the spreading of dirt around the oven.
Step 11: Lastly clean the oven using warm water and dry it with Microfiber towel. You will found bright and healthy oven to use!
Following are some things to bear in mind to keep you safe during the cleaning process.
- Make sure to work in open and breezy work space or windows are open during the cleaning.
- Wear goggles to protect your eyes.
- Switch off the oven and disconnect it from the electricity or gas before cleaning.
- After cleaning, leave the oven door open to ensure that all fumes from cleaning solution is disappeared.