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How to Have a Sparkling Clean Oven Door

One of the best inventions in recent years is the self-cleaning mode of the oven. However, have you ever run the mood and later find out that the gas oven’s door is still greasy, stained, and overall not as clean as you want it to be? Perhaps you have stumbled upon this problem too and this is why today we would like to share with you one of the most effective, quick, and easy ways to clean the gas oven door and have it as sparkling clean and sanitized as it should be. 

While you may feel comforted to know that many other people struggle with the same problem of an oven door that is not that easy to clean and feels sticky and grimy even after a full cycle of self-cleaning mode, this does not mean that you have to settle down with the so given situation. So if you are interested to find out how you can quickly and easily get rid of the sticky and greasy tracks and stains, you will find today’s article particularly interesting and helpful. Here are some great tips and tricks to help you have and maintain a sparkling clean gas oven door!

How to clean the oven door on the outside?

While the outside part of the gas oven door is not necessarily the stickiest and grimiest area to deal with it definitely deserves a good scrub and clean every now and then. In general, even if the interior of the oven is not sparkling clean, as long as the outside feels clean and sanitised, you will be able to enjoy a tidy-looking kitchen. In terms of cleaning the oven window, the exterior is definitely the easiest part considering that you have a wider choice of products you can you in contrast to the inside parts and areas. All you need to do is:

  • Use your favourite glass cleaner and a microfibre cloth to pick up all the dust and dirt.
  • In case you do not want to use a store-bought product and you prefer to go more natural, you can definitely use lemon juice or white vinegar and tackle down this task.
  • Spritz your cleaner of choice on the outside of the oven door.
  • Use downward strokes motion to wipe the cleaner and grime away with the microfibre cloth.
  • Repeat the whole process if needed.
  • If you want to get that extra shiny and sparkly look, you can use a dry cloth to buff and get rid of all the residue and the streaks on the glass.

How to clean the oven on the inside?

Cleaning the inside of the oven is usually more challenging compared to the outside. Just imagine how hard it could be to tackle down so much grease that has been literary baking on the inside of the glass door for such a long time you do not feel ok sharing! Don't worry, because there is an effective way to get rid of the nasty grease. All you need is:

  • Prepare a mixture of half a cup of baking soda and water in a small- or medium-sized bowl, grab a microfibre cloth and a razor blade (optional).
  • First off, make sure to wipe off any loose particles, crumbs, and other bits of grime with the help of a damp microfibre cloth.
  • Prepare a mixture of baking soda and water with the consistency of a paste and then spread the paste on the inside of the oven door window. 
  • Let it sit for around 20 minutes so the grease and dirt can get loose.
  • Then wipe the paste and any grime away with the help of a wet microfibre cloth.
  • If there is any residue and grease buildup left behind, you can use a razor blade to gently scrape it away. Always use the flat edge, otherwise, you can leave scratches on the glass.
  • Repeat all steps if needed.
  • Use a dry microfibre cloth to buff and get rid of streaks on the glass.