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Eco-friendly Ways to Clean Your Oven

Eco-friendly Ways to Clean Your Oven
  • Jessica Williams
  • Jul 26 2018
Cleaning an oven is a tedious and time-intensive process that may seem like a full day event. You may be lucky to have invested in a self-cleaning oven, but if your oven is devoid of a self-clean function, it is highly likely that you are using corrosive chemicals to scrub it.

Using a caustic product to clean your oven may seem useful when it comes to getting encrusted dirt out of your appliance. But be aware that these products can corrode material and human tissues, which may result in potential burns and permanent bodily damage. So, it is advisable to use eco-friendly ways for Oven Cleaning in Adelaide.

You can also engage a reputed and experienced cleaning company like Bond Cleaning in Adelaide for the task. They specialise in providing a comprehensive clean-up that meets and exceeds your ultimate expectations.

However, if you wish to clean it yourself here is a step-by-step guide for you to avoid coming in contact with dangerous chemicals found in conventional cleaners and clean your oven using eco-friendly products.

What You Will Need


  • Rubber gloves
  • Baking soda
  • White vinegar
  • Water
  • Spray bottle
  • Damp dishcloth
  • Plastic/silicone spatula

Instructions to Follow


1. Empty the interior item


Before you tackle the actual cleaning, you need to set aside all interior items including such things as the pizza stone, oven racks, and an oven thermometer among other elements. You must clean each of these items separately because they typically accumulate a lot of spills.

2.  Prepare your baking soda paste


Mix a cup of baking soda with a few tablespoons of water to create a paste. Adjust their ratio appropriately until you get a spreadable mixture. The goal here is to have the desired spreadable consistency which you can use instead of the harsh chemicals or commercial cleaning products.

3. Coat the interior of your oven with the paste


Put on your rubber gloves and spread out the paste on the interior surfaces of your oven. Be as thorough as possible and steer clear of the oven door and heating elements.

You will notice that the baking soda turns into a slightly brownish colour as you rub it. It might also become chunkier in certain places than others. Pay attention to some particularly greasy areas of your oven.

4. Allow the paste to sit overnight


After you have exhaustively coated the oven interior, you must give the baking soda sufficient time to do its work. Let it rest overnight before you go on with further cleaning. You can wash and sanitise the oven racks in the meantime.

5. Wipe out the baking soda paste


Now that the baking soda paste has had ample time to do its task, it is time to wipe out your oven. Using a damp dishcloth, wipe out the paste as much as possible.

You might want to use a plastic/silicone spatula to gently scrape off any residue that is difficult to pick up with the cloth. A spatula also comes in handy in removing baking soda paste from hard-to-reach areas of your oven.

6. Apply white vinegar to your oven


After you have removed most of the baking soda residue from your oven, go ahead and apply little white vinegar to the interior surface of your oven.

Put your white vinegar in a spray bottle and spray it everywhere you see the residue, both inside and outside of your oven. The leftover soda reacts with vinegar, making it easy to sanitise your oven.

7. Carry out the final wipe-down


Wipe out the remaining mixture of foamy vinegar and baking soda using a damp cloth. Repeat this process until all the vinegar-baking soda residue has vanished. You may add more vinegar or water as you wipe to get back the brand-new shine of your oven.

8. Replace the oven racks


Finally, replace your oven racks and any other item that you keep in your oven before you enjoy your restored appliance. That’s all you need to clean your oven the eco-friendly way.

Wrapping Up

If you think that cleaning your oven the eco-friendly way is beyond your scope, you can seek professional help with this kind of job. Bond Cleaning in Adelaide is always on standby to offer end of lease cleaning for both commercial and domestic clients. We have earned the reputation of the most experienced and reliable cleaning company in Adelaide, thanks to our quality cleaning services and affordable pricing.