Fantastic oven cleaning hacks everyone must know

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An oven is an integral appliance in your kitchen and one which is used on a regular basis. Be it baking, grilling, heating or warming, it fulfils a number of purposes but requires proper maintenance as well.  To ensure that it functions smoothly for a long term, you must clean it on a regular basis. But cleaning doesn’t have to be all complicated and difficult. There are many oven cleaning hacks that you can try to clean your oven quickly and very effectively. The following are some fantastic oven cleaning hacks for everyone to try

1. Use ammonia

The first one of the oven cleaning hacks that you can try is by using ammonia. All you have to do is to turn your oven on and let it warm for some time. Switch it off and then place a small sized bowl with ½ cup of ammonia in it on the topmost shelf of the oven. Place a large pan of boiling water on the bottom shelf. Let this sit in the oven overnight with the doors closed.  Remove the dishes in the morning and wait for some time with doors of the oven left open. Clean the oven using ammonia and a few drops of liquid dishwasher and water.  All the grease should be wiped off using this method.

2. Use salt

Another one of the oven cleaning hacks involves use of salt. The next time you notice food bubbles settling on the walls and surfaces of the oven don’t wait for them to cool and rather sprinkle some salt on them. When the oven cools, you will be able to wipe the marks off easily and quickly. The salt helps to remove all the odors as well.

3. Use vinegar

There are various ways to clean an oven by making use of vinegar.  Take a sponge dipped in undiluted white vinegar and clean all the surfaces of the oven interiors with it. Now take another sponge soaked in water to rinse away the vinegar and other particles. Wipe off with a dry cloth.  You can also make a mixture of 1 cup apple cider vinegar with 2 tablespoons of sugar and apply it to the pan of the oven while it is still hot. Let this sit for an hour and then see how easily the grime can be removed or wiped off.

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4. Use newspaper

This might sound surprising but newspaper too can be used as one of the oven cleaning hacks.  Well newspaper can be used in place of roll of paper towels that you waste on cleaning the grime off from the inner regions of an oven. All you need to do is to crumple the sheets of newspaper and clean the interiors using it.

Now that you know some fabulous oven cleaning hacks, you too can try them at home and see how effective they prove. For any oven related repairs or oven cleaning add ons, you can reach out to Mr Right for professional services.

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