We are sure that if cooking and baking is your passion then your kitchen must be equipped with a nice oven. All those who use oven know how aromatic the whole home becomes once something is baked in it but sadly not all users pay attention on maintenance tips for your oven. You can be deprived of those savory treats from the oven if you don’t maintain it properly, so it is very important that you take proper care of your oven just like you do for your other home and kitchen appliances. In this article, you will learn about some easy to follow maintenance tips for your oven, so that you enjoy baking endless tempting delicacies in it.
(The following is a guest post by GTA Appliance Repair, located in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada)
GTA Appliance Repair
8555 Jane St #201
Vaughan, ON L4K 5N9
Clean Regularly: First of all, try to make it a habit to clean your oven regularly so that it doesn’t get spoilt. After every use wipe off the inner and outer body of the oven with a damp cloth and you are done with your regular cleaning with no extra efforts. Moreover, if you use your oven on a daily basis this regular maintenance tips for your oven will keep it cleaned and functional for a longer period of time.
Unplug and Clean the Oven with Water: When you are planning to clean your oven with water solution mixed with baking soda or vinegar, make sure to first unplug it to cease any chances of electric shocks while cleaning. Unplugging will make you ensured that there are no chances of any mishaps during the oven cleaning and you can use water solution without any fear of getting any electric shocks.
Don’t Remove the Knobs: If yours is a gas stove oven, we advise you not to clean under the knobs and not to remove the knobs at all. It may come to your mind for once to remove and clean the knobs but it is highly dangerous become you may not be able to put them back in order and it can result into a malfunctioning of the oven and ultimately put you at a risk while working on it.
Replace the Gas: Again for those using gas stove ovens, it is important to get the gas replaced time to time not just for better efficiency of the oven but also because often moving and shifting the oven results in gas leaks in the gas line which can be really dangerous; however, when a technician will come to replace the gas, all such faults in the gas line can be easily detected.
Clean the Spills Immediately: It is normal that while cooking on your oven, you may accidentally spills some ingredients, be it dry or wet. So, in such a case, make sure to use maintenance tips for your oven immediately using a cloth or kitchen towel so that the oven is saved from the stains and any kind of damage. You are also advised to place a foil paper or cookie sheet under the racks of your oven to save the oven when some spills take place while cooking.