Cleaning an oven is an unenviable task that commonly finds itself high on the list of hated household chores.
Dirty, boring and laborious, it’s a duty that tends to be avoided at all costs, unless absolutely necessary.
That being said, when needs must, productivity often hits a roadblock when it comes to cleaning the oven door.
Keep your oven from becoming a culinary crimes scene with this handy guide to cleaning oven glass.
Cleaning Oven Door Glass
The ability to clean the glass of your oven door can make or break your oven cleaning endeavour.
Unsightly drips and noticeable streaks are far from an uncommon occurrence on oven glass and can leave your oven appearing grubby, even if the inside itself is actually spotless.
However, oven glass accessibility isn’t always simple and can take a lot more effort than simply spray, scrub and wipe.
If your oven door glass playing hard to get, you may need to be a little creative in your approach. Luckily, there’s a tried and tested formula for just that.
Hang in There
Oven doors are notoriously tricky to clean, particularly when it comes to maintaining the transparent glass front.
Worse still, oven doors often comprise of multiple layers, a myriad of parts and a multitude of intricate fastenings holding it all together.
Avoid the headaches of dismantling and horror of reassembling your oven door by using this handy coat hanger hack.
Before you do anything else, you’ll need to make your coat hanger contraption.
Straighten out a metal coat hanger and wrap a glass cleaning wipe around it, securing it in place with an elastic band.
Hey, presto – one wiry cleaning wand!
Most ovens will have a drawer or casing below the oven door itself.
Remove this front panel to reveal the oven door’s exposed inner workings. This will give your additional access to the oven door, including the usually inaccessible oven glass.
Behind Enemy Lines
By laying under the now exposed door base, you’ll now be able to see open slots, giving you access between the oven and the window glass.
Slide the wire cleaning wand into the gap and simply wipe away the dirt from the grubby area.
For dirty glass, this may take a couple of goes with several new wipes – but be persistent. The result will be worth the effort!
Once clean, simply remove the wand and bask in the glory of a job well done!
When you pull out the hanger and see how much dirt has been removed by the glass wipes, you’ll be amazed at how effective this simple technique can be.
And all without removing a single screw!
For more information on oven cleaning, why not check out our other oven cleaning blogs for more hints, tips and hacks. Alternatively, if your oven is beyond cleaning and you’re in need a replacement part, call now on 02920 452 510 or get in touch online using the button below.
Get in Touch