An Oven is the most important and essential part of the kitchen. In the everyday life it is used mostly among other kitchen equipments. Therefore it becomes very necessary to make it clean every day after the whole day use as the food leftovers, spills and burnt on fat soil the oven inside and out. Now, let us discuss to perform this challenging task in a good manner using the right products and techniques which will help to reduce lots of time and efforts.
Homemade Oven Cleaners
Oven cleaners can be made easily using salt, baking soda and white vinegar. Let us discuss some options of using these homemade oven cleaners.
- After the whole day use of the oven generously sprinkle normal kitchen salt on the hot surface of the oven and leave it till the oven cools. Then by using a scraper remove the leftovers and it is done.
- Another homemade oven cleaner is the baking soda which absorbs the grease and grime to a certain degree. First give the time for the oven to become cool and then generously sprinkle baking soda powder over the oven. Then it is needed to spray water using a sprayer till the powder become half firm paste. After that close the oven door to rest for few hours. It is needed to check time to time and to spray little bit of more water so that the paste cannot take time to become dry. Using a dish brush scrape the paste thoroughly on the bottom of the oven. After few hours, using a scraper remove the leftover completely from the oven and wipe it off using a damp cloth. Keep the oven to dry out.
- The same procedure stated above can be done but in place of water if one can spray the white vinegar on the baking soda, he can definitely get the better result.
Advantages of using Homemade Oven Cleaners
These homemade oven cleaners are of comparatively lower cost. They are safer to the skin and eyes of the user than those from artificial ones. These cleaners are free from any kind of unpleasant vapors and odors.
Disadvantages of using Homemade Oven Cleaners
These homemade oven cleaners are very slow in action compared to the cleaners of markets. Homemade cleaners provide inferior results in comparison with heavy duty caustic oven cleaners. Therefore it is needed to scrape longer and harder for the users.
Therefore, now it can be concluded that homemade oven cleaners are best for the daily maintenance rather than for cleaning real greasy ovens.