How to Steam Clean Your Oven

By Jeneva Aaron Updated January 12, 2021

Benefits of steam cleaning your oven

How to Steam Clean Your Oven

Do you clean your dirty kitchen oven regularly? Cleaning your kitchen oven may be a difficult task. You get to battle the stubborn stains left behind by food spillovers.

And removing these stains may involve harsh chemicals and hard work. You get to scrub your arms sore while holding your nose to evade the smell.

But you can avoid all of this when your cleaning options is done with steam. In this article, I’d be bringing you several eco-friendly steam cleaning options you could adopt for your oven model.

Method 1: Steam Cleaning Oven With Vinegar

White vinegar is a great cleaner, you can use it for both cooking and cleaning purposes (1). For instance, you can use it to clean out different oven models. To steam clean your oven with vinegar, you will need :

Then, follow these steps:

Method 3: Self Steam Cleaning Method

Some ovens come with a steam cleaning option. This cleaning cycle requires a lower temperature but it is faster than the traditional self-cleaning option.

The steam cleaning function takes about 30 minutes. All you have to do is to close the door and push the steam cleaning function on the oven.

Once done, leave the oven to cool down, then wipe off the moisture and the residue with a soft cloth.

Benefits of Steam Cleaning Your Oven

Steam cleaning the oven will save you some work time. Steam cleaning is a much quicker, less hectic method of automatically cleaning your oven. Besides, some steam cleaning cycles take as little as 20 to 30 minutes. (3)

Furthermore, there is no use of harsh chemicals in steam cleaning. These methods majorly require water and are eco-friendly. You don’t have to worry about it leaving an after smell when you’re done. After all, our goal is to take you through an eco-friendly hygiene exercise for your home.

How Often Should You Steam Clean Your Oven?

This is based on how you frequently use your oven and the different food substance you make with it. Fantastic Service advises that it’s important to wash the inside at least twice a year. (4)

I know a lot of you have diverse recipes you use for your cooking and it is the oven that suffers it. This will need you to clean up more often because the grease might stick a lot more.

To avoid these stains it is advised you wipe your oven always to prevent the accumulation of dirt.  In the long run, this will make cleaning your oven easier when you are ready to wash.

Now it’s your turn…

I hope you liked my guide on the most eco-friendly steam cleaning options for your oven to stay sparkling.

Now, I’d love you to adopt one of the methods that are more convenient for you and your oven.

Either way, tell me about it in the comment section below.

About the Author

Jeneva Aaron

Jeneva has over years of passion for home decorating and cleaning. She is the founder and CEO of where she provides honest and objective reviews on home and cleaning products.

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