Farragut Homeowners – Easy, Homemade Ways To Clean Your Oven

imgresHarsh chemicals and bad smells can deter many Farragut homeowners from wanting to clean their oven. Here are four easy, homemade ways to clean the oven in your Farragut home.

Recipe #1

Baking Soda
Dish Detergent (like Dawn)
Water

1) Spray down in inside of your oven with a little water.
2) Sprinkle baking soda generously over water mixture,  let sit overnight.
3) The next day, soak a sponge with hot water, add some dish detergent, and scrub away any stains and grime.

Recipe #2

Ammonia
Water
Baking Soda

1) Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees.
2) Then, place an container filled with 1 to 2 cups of in the middle rack.
3) On the bottom rack, place another container full of 2 cups boiling water.
4) Let the mixture sit overnight.
5)  The next day, clean away mixture with a hot sponge covered with baking soda.

Recipe #3

1 Cup of Baking Soda
1/3 Cup Table Salt
Water

1) Spray oven down with water.
2) Mix salt and baking soda, and sprinkle throughout the oven.
3) Spray area with water again.
4) Let sit overnight, and wash out the next day with a sponge covered in hot soapy water.

Recipe #4

1/4 Cup of Vinegar
1/8 Cup Liquid Dish Detergent
2 Cups Hot Water
3 Teaspoons Borax (like 20 Team Mule Borax)

1) Combine vinegar, liquid dish detergent and water in a spray bottle. Shake the content well to mix.
2) Spray the interior of the oven with the mixture, covering it thoroughly.
3) Sprinkle the interior of the oven thoroughly with baking soda.
4) Re-spray the interior of the oven with mixture in the spray bottle.
5) Let oven sit overnight.
6) The next day, wipe the oven out with a sponge covered in hot soapy water.

To Clean Oven Racks:

1) Place racks in heavy duty garage bag and fill with one cup ammonia.
2) Set the garbage bag outside, away from kids and pets.
3) Wash oven racks the next day in hot soapy water.

If there is any residue left over, use a little vinegar to wipe away. With these four recipes, cleaning the oven in your Farragut home no longer has to involve such harsh chemicals and fumes.