Having a greasy oven or a greasy oven door can be a bit irritating because you will have to deal with the oily and greasy dirt on your oven door.
It means that you may have to shut the oven door with a cloth or with the tip of your finger because it happens to be greasy.
Also, cleaning a greasy oven door can be a strenuous task that may put you off in the long run.
However, ignoring or delaying cleaning this task, means that the greasy dirt will continue to build up, thereby resulting in sticky stains and an unhygienic oven, unfit to be used by others.
However, a couple of things have been provided for getting off grease from an oven door.
But you need to understand that these methods given, may not permanently eliminate the greasy stain on your oven door.
But the methods are also good enough to handle all the grime on the surface.
Now, what do you do to get the grease off your oven door?
1. Baking soda and vinegar;
try using Baking Soda and Vinegar. As soon as your oven is empty, remove the racks and set them aside, then get a half cup of baking soda.
Now create a paste-like solution of baking soda and warm water.
Then, put on some rubber gloves and coat the oven all over the door of the oven, avoiding the heating elements.
You can also apply the paste mixture, on the parts where the grease has build-up over time. Then allow it to sit for around twelve hours.
After that, take a damp kitchen towel and wipe out as much paste as you can.
Also, put a little bit of white vinegar in a spray bottle and spray everywhere on the design area when you still see the residue of baking soda in your oven.
Once you are done, do a final and thorough cleaning of the oven grease door to remove the grease by repeating the method.
2. Another way to degrease your oven door is b making use of a cleaning agent called;
Mr. Muscle. It is a very good oven cleaner and the right fit for degreasing your oven door as well.
So once you have removed the oven racks, the fans, then apply ‘mr muscle’ according to the instructions on the label of the product.
Scrape out any excess food you find on the door, then spray the product on this area.
You can wipe away every excess grease with hot water although you may not be able to remove all the grease until you apply the product you talked about.
Knowing how easy it can be to clean an oven door, it is also important to hide this method from the remaining part of maintaining the appliance.
After every spill, splatter, and all kitchen accidents, it is now very important to clean up the kitchen oven door.
But what if you have a glass oven door and you do not know how to remove the grease from the oven door? Here is how to;
How To Clean The Greasy Oven Door
There are several steps it takes to degrease the oven door, one of the first things to do is to make sure the oven is cool because you do not want to accidentally burn yourself while trying to clean your oven door.
Then, if your oven door is made with glass, you can begin to remove the glass from the oven door.
If you cannot detach the glass from the door, get a screwdriver to unscrew the nuts and remove the glass.
Once that is done, you can now use a vacuum cleaner and use it on the door. Even the tiniest crumb will be sucked into the vacuum hose.
Next, remove the built-up grease and the fresh grease on your oven door, by sprinkling baking soda on the affected parts then spray with a solution of vinegar on the surface.
When it begins to bubble, then it will remove the built-up grease on the surface.
Now use a non-abrasive scouring pad to spread the paste around the oven door or the glass area if you have an oven glass door.
Then wipe it all down with a wet rag to remove the baking soda paste. Meanwhile, you can finish cleaning the glass door using a glass cleaner so that it can shine.
Finally, when you are done, reinstall your glass door carefully before closing the oven door.
HOW TO CLEAN THE GLASS OVEN DOOR WITHOUT REMOVING IT?
Although, it is the best option to detach the glass door from the oven before cleaning because it helps you in cleaning the oven door more thoroughly.
However, you may begin to consider, what happens when you cannot unscrew your glass or what happens when it drops to the ground and it breaks? But to tackle these questions, it is easy to clean your glass oven door without even removing it.
How do you do this? First, you must ensure that the oven is cooled off and it is not too hot to handle. Then create a paste-like solution of baking soda mixed with warm water.
Then spread it on the glass door both on the inner and outer door then spread equally using a soft foam or a sponge or a rag and you can even use your hands if you wish.
Spread the mixture on the glass and allow it to sit for about 10 to 20 minutes. However, that depends on how dirty the glass is.
You can even leave the paste on the glass for as long as you want because it is a natural cleansing agent and it will have no effect on the glass.
Meanwhile, you need to understand that, as this paste-like mixture absorbs dirt, it will begin to turn darker in color.
And when you are ready, you can remove the pasty mixture using warm water or a wet rag.
If the glass oven door looks a bit foggy and unclear, you can use an all-purpose cleaner, spray some on it and wipe it off.
Better still, you can decide to combine white vinegar into a spray bottle and spray the mixture on the door.
The baking soda and white vinegar will react, then you can now clean off everything using a wet rag. You will see now that your glass door is now clean.
In conclusion, you can get a degreaser in a local store or online. But it is better to use the homemade method to get the grease off your oven door.
Meanwhile, always remember to wear protective gloves if you must use your hand to spread the paste mixture.