How to keep the range burners and oven spotless after everyday use?

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Black burned on food seems to build up over time and is difficult or impossible to completely remove. How to keep the oven and burners of your range clean is a task I cannot seem to be able to accomplish.

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  • Dfm Dfm on Dec 25, 2017
    have you tried the aluminum inserts arround the burners? That help a lot. You can also foil your oven or use an oven liner...I refer to them as splat mats. The mats can be had from the worlds largest on line retailer.

  • My oven manufacturer states not to line the oven with foil. I have seen silicon mats for this purpose but have not tried them. It is a terrible problem and I hate to use the cleaning cycle because the house stinks when it is on.

  • Bijous Bijous on Dec 25, 2017
    Once you've cleaned off, I used oven cleaner and let it sit, use automobile car wax. Make sure you don't get it on the burners. You'll need to redo periodically. Good luck.

  • Mogie Mogie on Dec 25, 2017
    I clean mine with a vinegar solution after every use. Easier to do a light cleaning everyday instead of a deep cleaning a few times a month.

  • FL FL on Dec 25, 2017
    I agree with Mogie5757 that you just need to clean after every use as soon as it cools off. I use that advice for every chore in my home (refrigerator, dressers, closet, cabinets, etc) so nothing ever gets out of hand except mail/paper pile-ups!

  • Well I do the same as Mogie5757 and Ficher- as a matter of fact, I have been cooking on and off all day today and already cleaned the stove top at least 3 times. Still need to prepare the pets vegetables, then I am done!

  • Sharon Sharon on Dec 25, 2017
    I too clean as I go, and use the burner foil inserts, and a piece of foil on the bottom applied after cleaning oven while bottom is still wet and smoothed on with hand.