Oven Cleaning Tips

October 6, 2016

If you’ve been struggling to get your oven clean, and we mean really clean (not a crusty, burnt bit of food in sight) – then this post is for you. It’s one of those jobs that we always tend to put off, but it’s quite an important one if you want to maintain a clean and hygienic kitchen. Did you know that the dirt and stuck on food could be inhibiting the effectiveness of your oven? Read through these oven cleaning tips from System Hygiene that will leave your oven so clean you could, well, eat your dinner off it…


Cleaning our oven is one of those tasks that we like to put off, and then put off again until it really needs doing. Research shows that it’s one of the domestic cleaning tasks that we are most likely to avoid, along with cleaning our windows and doing a deep clean of other appliances. This means that you’ll most likely be left with stubborn stains, grease and burnt food in your oven that can be tricky to tackle.

It’s All In The Preparation!

Much like any task you undertake in the kitchen, preparation is key to effectively cleaning your oven. Many oven cleaning products require a period of working time, where you must be prepared to leave the product in the oven, this time will ultimately depend on a number of factors, including the individual products requirements, and how stubborn the stains on your oven are.


For a lot of us, this period of time will help make it easier to remove any stubborn burnt on food stains that might have accumulated, as well as providing you with plenty of time to work on cleaning the removable parts of the oven, including any baking trays, grills and oven racks that are housed in the oven.

Get The Right Products

Having the right products in your arsenal will help you make sure you are doing the best job you could possibly do; stubborn stains won’t remove themselves, so it’s important to understand the most effective ways to treat and remove these stains.

Cleaning the oven trays, racks and grills isn’t a complicated process, but it can be quite time consuming – so it is a good idea to clean your oven on a day when you know you have plenty of spare time. Fill your sink full of hot water, and put the trays in the water to soak, you can then apply products to them to work at removing tougher food stains and grease, to really help make sure your oven is fully cleaned and ready to use.

Some people use baking soda and vinegar for oven cleaning, however with professional products this task becomes so much easier. For example, one of my favorite UK’s suppliers of cleaning products System Hygiene has choices  that are suitable both for domestic ovens and   heavier duty industrial ovens that you are looking to clean. You can be sure to find everything you need to help keep your cleaning cupboard stocked up with what you require to keep your appliances clean.

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