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Who doesn’t love to eat delicious baked food items made in the oven? Whether it be something as sweet as a cake or something as spicy as garlic potato wedges, your oven got it all.
Doesn’t that make oven the king of a kitchen?
But all this oven glory can be a nightmare when it comes to clean the oven racks. These dirty oven racks are pretty stubborn as they don’t get clean easily. Cleaning oven racks can be harder than a workout session as the dirt stuck to it just doesn’t come out.
And it’s definitely not possible to run to the store and get new racks every time the rack gets dirty. Moreover, they constantly give a burning and bad smell and can also make your dish unhygienic.
They also don’t appear to look good at all, and if you have a guest who sees these dirty ugly oven racks, they definitely wouldn’t want to eat at your place. These things make it more than necessary to clean the oven racks. But the question is how?
Well, if you are going through the same dilemma of how to clean oven racks, then congratulations, you are on the right page.
Stay tuned to get the easiest ways or hacks to clean the oven racks. I can assure you that by the end of the article, you will be all ready to get some shiny clean oven racks.
Hacks to Clean Oven Racks
1. Bathtub and Detergent:
This method is my personal favorite and the easiest way to clean oven racks.
All you have to do is place a long piece of clothing, like an old towel, and place it in the bathtub.
Then place your oven rack on the clothing and fill the tub with hot water until it reaches the level of the rack.
Then add a mixture of one cup detergent powder and hot water to the water stored in the tub.
You can also sprinkle some detergent power on the rack and it will eventually get mixed with the water.
Then leave it for 10-12 hours and after that, you can simply take your oven rack out and let it dry and then you will definitely have beautiful and clean oven racks.
2. Dishwashing Liquid:
If you don’t have much space or a bathtub, then you can totally opt for this method.
All you need to do is place the oven rack in your kitchen sink and put some dishwashing liquid all over it. Fill the sink with warm water and add the dishwashing liquid to it.
Then let it settle for about 30 min to an hour and then scrub it with the help of a sponge.
After scrubbing, wash it with warm water and you will have your oven racks clean.
3. Spray Method:
One more way to clean oven racks can be with the help of a spray and some detergent.
All you have to do is make a solution of hot or warm water and some detergent. You can also take dishwashing liquid if you want to.
Then put the solution in a spray bottle and spray the liquid all over the rack. Let it settle for some time and then clean it with warm water and a soft piece of clothing and you will see that the racks are cleaned.
Note: Make sure to not make direct hand contact with hot water as it may burn your skin. It is mandatory to use gloves for precaution.
Also, make sure to dry the oven racks before placing it in the oven as wet racks can create electrical shocks or can even cause a blast.
Therefore, it is mandatory to let the oven racks completely dry before placing them in the oven. You can also use a dry and soft piece of clothing to make the process faster.
Also, make sure to not wash your oven racks directly on the floor as it can create scratches on the floor. Make sure your place a towel beneath the oven racks before washing it or cleaning it.
So these were some basic hacks and precautions you need to know before cleaning your oven racks.
Pretty easy, right? I told you so in the beginning. Oven racks are not a nightmare anymore.
Make sure you follow these steps to clean the oven racks and do not forget to keep the precautions in mind. Once you follow it, you are going to fall in love with the end results.
So get up and get ready to get some action done with the clean and beautiful shining racks you always wanted and make your oven racks the Helen of your kitchen.