is the most used and most important item in your kitchen? Without any doubt,
it’s your oven and stove where you cook everything. Whether it’s Sunday, Monday
or any day of the week, you will have to use your oven or stove even for a cup of tea. OK, we have
talked a lot about the importance of oven, now let’s talk about a self-cleaning
cleaning is the most difficult kitchen task. It is not just difficult but a
messy thing to do. But you can’t ignore it just because it’s difficult and
messy. We can tell you some tips and ideas and these tips and ideas can make
the self-cleaning oven an easier task to do.
Why Oven Cleaning is Necessary?
you cook food or bake something in the oven, the food and the fat in the food
gets stuck on the walls, trays, racks,and roof of the oven. If you will
not clean your oven for a longer period of time, these stuck food and fat may
start affecting the performance of the oven because this food and fat will not
let the proper heat reach your food and hence you will be consuming more gas
and more time to cook. Apart from the efficiency, there’s a chance that bacteria may start developing there
and hence it will not be good for you and your family health. OK, I guess now
you are convinced and you are ready for cleaning the oven.
How to Start a Self Cleaning Oven?
of all, stop using your oven at least 2 hours before you start cleaning. 2
hours are enough for it to get cool. Once it gets cool, remove the racks and
trays and perform a little dusting to remove the topical dust from the oven.
And then with a rubber wipe or piece of cloth, remove the food remains from the
floor of the oven. Once you are done with this topical cleaning, you are ready
for the next step of a self-cleaning oven.
Prepare The Best Oven Cleaner
Let’s now clean oven with Baking Soda because baking
soda is the best oven cleaner. Take a bowl, big enough in which you can create
the magical mixture for the self-cleaning oven. Take half a cup of baking soda
in that bowl and now mix enough water to make a paste. Mix it well and wait for
at least fifteen minutes.
fifteen minutes, the best oven cleaner would be ready to perform its magic. Put
on rubber gloves or any safety gloves and apply this paste on to the walls of
the oven. Spread it everywhere inside the oven but don’t spread it on the
heating element. You can use cloth or rubber wipe to spread this mixture but
with the cloth, you may not reach to the corners that’s why we recommended the
rubber or any safety gloves. Use the same magic mixture on the glass window of
your oven. Once you have applied all the mixture, leave it there and now let’s
move to the next step.
How to Clean Oven Racks?
you are waiting for the baking soda to perform its magic, you can start
cleaning the racks. Take a big plastic tub if you have. Don’t worry if you
don’t have any big enough plastic tub because you have your bathtub. Fill the
tub with the hot water and pour the washing powder in it. After mixing well,
put the racks in this hot water mixed with washing powder. Leave it there for
one night. This step will make it easier for you to clean by just wiping the
How to Clean Stove Top?
you have applied baking soda inside the oven and put the oven racks in hot
water. So why not to start cleaning stove top? But the question is how to clean
stove top? Stovetop may be as dirty and message as the oven it. But here you will have to prepare a separate mixture. Take a tablespoon of
baking soda, and the same amount of salt. Mix them both in the water to make a
paste and leave it for a couple of minutes. Once the paste is ready, apply this
paste on the stove top. Now you are done for today because the remaining task
will be completed the next morning.
morning you have to take out the racks from the tub and scrub them to remove
the greasy stuff from it. It will be easier now as washing powder and the hot
water would have done their job well overnight.
move to the kitchen and wipe the baking soda out from the oven. It will give
you a smile because you will be able to see the magic baking soda as has done.
But the job is not done yet.
Vinegar – Natural Oven Cleaner
take a spray bottle and put some vinegar in that. Spray the vinegar inside the
oven on every wall and on the glass as well. Just avoid the heating element.
And do the same for the stove top. Now you are almost done with the self
cleaning oven. Let’s give this self cleaning oven mission the last touch but
wiping the vinegar with the help of a dry cloth. Wipe the thoroughly and you
will get a clean and shiny oven.
put the racks back in the oven and you’re ready to use your oven again. But
this time it’s a neat and clean oven which won’t waste any extra gas and you
will not have to wait extra hours for cooking food. Hope this self cleaning
oven mission with the best oven cleaner made by you wasn’t a hectic one. You can perform this best way to clean oven once in
a month. The best thing about this best way to clean oven is that you don’t get
tired because the whole mission was split into two days. You get an overnight
rest to ready again with full zeal and zest and then you get the reward in the
form of the clean oven. For more cleaning ideas, read other posts on this blog.