Whether you just finished cooking a big meal for the family or you’re getting ready to start baking something special, your oven is likely one of the most-used appliances in your kitchen. Unfortunately, with all that use comes the need for regular cleaning, and if you’re not careful, your oven can quickly become a breeding ground for bacteria and other unwanted contaminants.
Spring is here, meaning it’s time to start thinking about deep cleaning your home from top to bottom. Unfortunately, one area that often needs to be addressed is the oven. But given that we use our ovens multiple times a week (if not every day).
Keeping them clean and free of built-up grease and grime is essential. Still, trying to figure out where to start? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to clean your Wolf oven.
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How to Clean Your Wolf Oven
Start by cleaning the exterior of your oven. Use a soft, damp cloth to wipe down the control panel, knobs, and door. You can use a mild all-purpose cleaner if there are any stubborn fingerprints or stains. Just be sure to avoid any cleaners that contain bleach or ammonia, as these can damage the finish of your oven.
Once the exterior is clean, it’s time to move on to the interior. Begin by removing the racks and giving them a good scrub with hot, soapy water. If they’re filthy, you should soak them in a sink full of hot water for a few minutes.
Once the racks are clean, please focus on the oven itself. Wolf ovens have self-cleaning modes that make it easy to get rid of built-up grease and grime. Just follow the instructions in your owner’s manual on how to activate this feature. Once the cycle is complete, wipe down the interior with a damp cloth to remove any residual ash or debris.
Remember the door! The door gasket (the rubbery seal that goes around the edge of the door) is one of the most important parts of your oven. It helps keep heat in and prevents dangerous leaks. Therefore, it’s important to keep it clean and free of debris. First, use a soft-bristled brush or a vacuum attachment to remove any dust or build-up from the gasket. Then, wipe it down with a damp cloth dipped in soapy water.
By following these simple steps, your Wolf oven will look good as new in no time! And if you ever run into any problems during the cleaning process, don’t hesitate to contact your local Wolf appliance repair company for assistance. They’ll be happy to help get your oven back in tip-top shape!