The oven is one of the most useful appliances in your kitchen. It contains messy foods stains which are very hard to remove. Now, you can buy a commercial oven cleaner to get the job done or make a natural one. Some of the industrial oven cleaners can contain toxic substances which can be very harmful to your skin. Also, they are not environment-friendly. Here, we are sharing tips to clean your oven using natural ingredients which can help you in the cleaning of your kitchen.
Why Use Natural Oven Cleaner?
The Oven cleaner contains some harmful chemicals. They are not bearable by skin and lung sensitive persons. Some of them may contain ammonia which can eat up your skin. Its fumes can cause damage to your lungs. Some of the ingredients in them can cause harm to our ecosystem. Also, these products are expensive than natural cleaners.
The natural oven cleaner is made up of some simple ingredients which can be available quickly. Also, they are not so much expensive as compared to the commercial ones.
Ingredients Required To Make Natural Oven Cleaner
First of all, you need a natural liquid soap. The base of this cleaner is baking soda. You will require lavender essential oil along with white vinegar. You also require some tools like medium bowls, where you can mix these ingredients. The other tools that you need are spoons, a brush, and some scrubber. Sponge can be, used, as a scrubber.
Instructions To Use The Oven Cleaner
The following are the instruction that you can follow to clean the oven using this natural cleanser.
Empty Your Oven
Remove all the removable items from your kitchen make it empty. These items include racks, oven thermometer, pizza stone, or any other detachable items.
Now Make A Baking Soda Paste
Take a small bowl and add a half cup of baking soda in it. Then add some water in it to make a spreadable paste. The three tablespoon water can be enough to make a good paste. However, you can adjust the water amount. Also, add some lavender essential oil (2 or 3 drops). They have a pleasant smell and can kill the germs of your oven.
Coat Your Oven With The Paste
Spread this paste to every part of your oven. You can use the gloves to spread the paste. It will prevent your hands and nails. Try to cover most of the regions and pay special attention to where there is much grease. At some areas, the mixture will turn brown, which is normal. Leave the paste to rest overnight or at least 12 hours for a good cleaning.
Clean Your Racks
You can utilize the rest time by cleaning your racks to ensure the full cleaning of your oven.
Wipe Your Oven
After 12 hours of spreading the paste, take a scrubber, and try to clean most of the dry baking soda.
Spray The Vinegar
Fill the vinegar in a spray bottle and then spray it to most the parts of your oven. It forms foam after reacting with the paste. Then wipe it using a scrubber for the shiny oven.