Make It Shine
You can learn a lot about your oven when you give it a good cleaning. There are a couple of methods you can use to clean it up correctly. First, you can use the self-cleaning option if your oven has it. This will clean your oven at a very high temperature which will remove all the debris off the sides and bottom of your oven. Another option is to take baking soda and vinegar solution and manually scrub the sides, top, and bottom of the oven and then rinse it off. Before you do any type of cleaning it’s best to unplug your oven first.
The oven knobs can become sticky and greasy after meal preparation. It’s important to keep them clean after every use. When you are cleaning up your kitchen, you can carefully wipe them off with a wet soapy sponge or cloth in order to remove the Grease that may have dropped down on the knobs during the cooking process.
When you are cleaning out your oven, you may have noticed that the light in your oven has burned out. Now you can replace it with a 40 watt appliance bulb that you can purchase in any hardware store.
Replace the Gas Line
If you have a gas oven and you notice that it is running sluggish, then you may want to replace the gas line to ensure that the right amount of gas is reaching your appliance. Over time, the movement along with the vibrations of the door shutting can cause the gas line to jiggle a little and over time, this jiggle can separate the lines.
Visually check the burners to ensure that there is no damage done to them. If you notice any signs of separation or deformities, Hoya may want to replace that one burner. Not replacing a faulty burner can cause a short and eventually a fire.
Keep It Clean
It is important to plan on keeping your stove and oven clean on a regular basis, as it is easy to catch this appliance on fire. Clean the grease after each meal. Place aluminum foil over the eyes to catch the grease. Never cover any vents. Once you’ve got that oven sparkling clean, you’ll want to keep it that way. To minimize the effort you or your self-cleaning oven have to put in the next time you need to clean that appliance, you should clean any messes as soon as you can – after it cools down of course. Also, you can put a small cookie sheet covered in aluminum foil in your oven to catch grease. Just be sure that it does not cover any vents!
If you do find a burner that needs replacing, or if you need that gas line switched out, we can handle that and just about anything else appliance related for you. To help you get the most out of your oven, so don’t hesitate to call appliance repair service in San Diego County.
If your oven has been used a lot, you are probably comfortable with how you work it and know just what temperatures to set everything in order to have it turn out the way you want it to. When the holiday seasons roll around, you want to ensure that your oven is prepared to handle whatever you throw into it. Here are some helpful tips to help you get the most out of your oven throughout the holidays.