Cleaning the oven is a daunting task to do, but it has to be done from time to time. However, most oven cleaners contain chemicals that are toxic, and if you’re looking for a natural cleaning solution, continue reading to learn about the natural methods for cleaning the oven.
Splattered food all over the sides and the bottom of your oven may be a terrible view. Besides, built-up grease and accumulated food can turn into carbon, causing a strong burning smell when cooking. But the solution to your problem is a cheap and natural one, and it’s called baking soda.
First, be sure to switch the oven off and wait for it to become cold. Then, you can start cleaning.
Remove the oven racks and put them in a sink full of warm water and a few drops of dish soap to soak.
Spray the whole oven (especially the bottom) after shaking a bottle filled with 1 liter water and 4 tablespoons baking soda. For a really dirty oven use a damp sponge to wipe the interior of the oven and apply a thick layer of baking soda to make a paste. Leave the solution to act for a few hours.
Meanwhile, you can scrub the oven racks in the soapy water. Rinse them off and air dry.
Wipe up the cleaning mixture in the oven with a cloth and all the grime will come with it. If there’s still grime left, repeat the cleaning procedure.
Wipe down the oven once more with a solution of half vinegar, half water to make it shine. Let it air dry.
Replace the oven racks in the oven and you’re done.