10 DIY Natural Ways To Clean Your Oven & Stove TopaleksDIY Cleaning0 Comments 1 10. Salt http://www.sghomemaker.com Not many people know this, but you can use salt to clean up a grease spill while cooking. The trick here is — you have to salt the spill before it solidifies. This will make the cleaning process much easier. 9. Smooth Sliding ovenbusters-cheltenham.co.uk When cleaning oven racks, many people forget to clean the oven wall ridges — these get dirty too. Just grab some regular soap and scrub using a steel wool. 8. Shiny Stove Top http://www.missbloom.gr Any kitchen is vulnerable to spills, crumbs and stains, but your shiny new stove doesn’t have to fall victim. Grab some t-shaped plastic gaskets and slip them between your stove and adjacent countertops. This will keep the goo from sticking to the side of your stove, and you can simply wash the gaskets when they get soiled. 7. Spotless Stovetop happymoneysaver.com If you have a glass stove top, then you can easily clean it using household ingredients. Cover your burners (and other affected areas) with some baking soda and spray with some vinegar. After a few minutes of bubbling, you will be able to use a sponge to wipe the top clean. 6. Artistic Approach marthastewart.com This approach doesn’t require as much creativity as the title suggests. All you need to do is mix 1/2 cup of baking soda, 1/2 cup of water, and 1 tablespoon of dish soap. Mix the ingredients and using a brush, apply a thin layer to your oven and let sit for a few hours. Then simply wipe away with a damp cloth. 5. Dish Soap www.thekitchn.com Sometimes just dish soap goes a long way. All you need is a sponge (or a cleaning cloth) a scrub brush and some dish soap. Begin by using a little bit of soap with the scrub brush to get the larger chunks. When you begin making progress switch to the sponge — this time diluting the soap with some water. 4. Vinegar Spritz marthastewart.com The easiest way to polish your stovetop (glass or metal) is by using a spray bottle with some diluted vinegar in it. Simply spray the stovetop and polish with a dry cloth. If you don’t have any vinegar, apple cider works just as well. 3. Exhaust Filter Makeover www.aliexpress.com Although this may not be the most pleasant task, it’s a task that needs to be done. Once a month or so, remove your stove hood filter and spray it with some WD-40. After about an hour scrub it with a toothbrush or a steel wool, then rinse. 2. Shine Boiler Pans the-gadgeteer.com Anyone that has ever baked anything in a broiler pan knows that they’re a pain to clean. To simplify this task for yourself, just sprinkle some laundry detergent on it and cover with wet paper towels. After about 15 minutes the gunk will come right off, simply wipe and rinse. 1. Self-clean grates www.readersdigest.ca If your oven grates are covered with all kinds of gunk from messy cooking there is an easy way to get them clean. All you need to do is rub some vinegar on the grates and place in the oven on low heat. The high temperature will help destroy the sticky particles allowing you to simply wipe the grates clean.