Keeping your kitchen clean is a great habit and a must-to-do thing. We mainly keep our kitchen clean all the time but forget to disinfect our kitchen appliances.
How often do you clean your kitchen appliances clean? Many of us don’t bother that our kitchen appliances do need our attention too. Especially, your oven is one of the most important kitchen appliances that need to be cleaned very frequently because food particles stick to it that convert to germs. If not cleaned by the time, then it can turn into stubborn greasy stains that will be very hard to clean later. There might be steak dripping, chicken fat, oil stains, that can easily convert to carbon which will not only create a bad smell in your oven but also spoil your food when cooked in. That’s why you should focus on its cleaning. Let’s learn a cleaning hack for your glass oven doors, knobs, and oven racks.
Caution: Turn the switch off and unplug your oven, otherwise you may get an electric shock. Also, wear gloves, and open the windows of your oven while cleaning it.
Methods To Clean Oven Racks
- Boiling Water & Detergent
Firstly, detach the oven racks and soak them in boiling water-detergent solution. You can also add a few drops of dishwashing liquid to the water. Let it soak for about 30 mins. Afterward, srub the surface of racks with a scrubber or a hard brush. Then, let them dry in the air.
- Baking Soda & Vinegar
You can also mix baking soda in white vinegar and fill the mixture in the spray bottle. Spray the mixture on your oven racks and let the mixture sit on them for about an hour. Let the ingredients do their magic, later clean them will a damp towel.
- Steam-Clean Option
If your oven has a self-clean cycle or steam-clean option, you can keep the racks in your oven to automatically clean up your racks.
Cleaning Hack For Your Glass Oven Doors
How can you forget your oven glass doors? Because glass is more vulnerable to scratches than racks, your oven’s glass door demands a softer touch than the racks. This involves avoiding harsh chemicals and cleaning in a gentler manner.
To avoid scratching, you can make a thick paste of baking soda and water. Sprinkle the paste liberally over the glass and let it sit for about 20 minutes or longer. After that, use a towel to carefully mop up the paste, wipe with water, and blow-dry for a glossy finish.
You may also use liquid soap or an oven cleaner to disinfect the oven glass doors. Buff the glass with a microfiber sponge and a basic cleanser or diluted vinegar. This is an effective cleaning hack for your glass oven doors.
Tips To Clean Oven Knobs
Do not spray the liquid on your oven knobs, the liquid can flow behind the knobs and you can get a short circuit. You can spray the liquid on a damp cloth, and then clean the knobs with it. It will wipe all the dirt around knobs and prevent short circuits.
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