There are days when you don’t feel like cleaning.
Everything looks like it has been blown out by a bomb. Especially when I get back from work or a weekend getaway and leave the kids at home.
My daughter is more organized than my son. But, I’m not saying she doesn’t make a mess, either.
I don’t know if I’m the one to blame for picking up all the things they leave everywhere in our home, or something else.
This weekend, my husband and I were at my parents’ house.
Our kids didn’t want to come because…you know…kids.
I was afraid they will throw a party at home, but that didn’t happen.
When we got back I found the kitchen in a total mess. When I asked them what happened, both of them pointed their fingers at each other.
There were dishes everywhere. Leftovers on the kitchen counter. The oven was extremely messy.
I asked both of them to help me clean the house. My son left us 20 minutes after that.
Men these days…
We cleaned everything except the oven. It looked like a whole army came in and cooked food in the oven. I seriously thought about throwing it out.
I didn’t know from where to start. It looked “uncleanable”! I don’t know even if this is a word. I just made it up.
Today, here comes the sun. I found this trick that will help me out clean the oven the right way.
If you share the same struggle as me, this will definitely help you.
Here is what you need:
- Spray Bottle
- A rag
- Baking soda
- A small bowl
Here is the cleaning method step by step:
- Remove the oven racks
- Mix a spoonful of baking soda with some water in the bowl.
- Create a paste that can easily spread on the oven surface
- Spread the paste everywhere on the inside of the oven. Make sure it covers everything.
- Let it sit overnight
- The next day, take the wet rag and wipe out as much of the mixture as you can
- Put vinegar in the spray bottle and spritz on the surface where you still see baking soda residue.
- Wipe it all out with the wet rag
- Put the racks back in the oven and turn the oven on a very low temperature
- Let it dry for 20 minutes
For the oven window:
- Make another baking soda mixture
- Apply the paste directly on the window and let it sit for 30 minutes
- Use a clean rag and wipe it out
This is something you want to show everyone. At least, I felt it like that. Cleaning the oven has never been easier.
It usually takes a few hours of rubbing the mess. Like this, you are letting the baking soda do the trick for you.
It will be as good as new.
Now, share this with your friends. They need to see this!