How to clean an oven

Tackle the build-up of grime in your oven head-on. Follow our guide to make cleaning yours a breeze…

30 Mar 2020

Dream of getting the inside of your oven sparkling clean? A bit of elbow grease and some scrubbing in those hard-to-reach areas should do the trick. Our guide will show you how...


Tips for cleaning your oven - the natural way

  • If you prefer not to use any harsh chemicals, you can use a mix of baking soda and white vinegar instead
  • To combat lingering odours, add in some lemon juice for a fresh smelling oven
  • Want a shiny oven door to match? Spread the same mixture over the glass, leave it to rest for 10 minutes and wipe clean

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Auto-clean ovens

Want an oven that does the elbow grease for you? The cavity in this Neff Hide and Slide is finished with catalytic liners. This special coating breaks down grease and fat as it cooks – so all you have to do is wipe it clean. 

Or you can banish scrubbing with a self-cleaning oven like the AEG 49106IU-MN Electric Induction Cooker that turns dirt into a fine ash.

Looking for a new oven? Find out more about auto-clean ovens or see our full range of cookers

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