How to Clean your Oven Glass

During cooking you can get many food stains and splatters which results in having an oven glass door plastered with all sorts of greases. When you want to clean your oven glass, it’s important to do it correctly otherwise you could be doing more harm than good. Cleaning your glass incorrectly can actually assist an oven glass shatter

If your appliance has a self-cleaning option we wouldn’t recommend using this whilst the oven is still hot as the oven glass will shatter or explode due to a sudden temperature change. So read our guide on how to clean the inside of the oven glass, the outside and between the glass to prevent any glass breakage. 

Cleaning inside & outside the Oven Glass Door

The first thing you want to do is check that the oven is cooled down completely. Then we start cleaning the inside & outside of the oven door which can be a challenge to say the least, but we have a few tips and tricks to help you through it. 

To begin, prepare a bowl of warm soapy water and a sponge, then take the wet sponge and start gently cleaning the oven door. Using any type of scourer can scratch the glass which could weaken the panel and potential shatter the glass in the future.

If the glass hasn’t been cleaned for a while, the stains will be tough because of the heat they have been receiving from the oven. The stains will be difficult to remove, however there is one trick that has helped many households and that is using baking soda. It seems like there are loads of uses for baking soda and cleaning your oven glass door is one of them. 

First you want to add ¼ of baking soda and enough water to make a paste into a cup. Apply the paste to the inside and outside oven glass. Once applied, wait for about 20mins and then wipe off with a cloth. Grime and stains will come off easily. Finish the job off by spraying some glass oven cleaner onto the door and wipe off with a kitchen towel.

Cleaning Between Oven Glass Door

After you have cleaned the inside and outside glass, it’s time to clean between the oven glass door. We recommend reading your oven’s manual in order to find out how to access the glass between the oven glass door. If you’ve lost your copy, the manufacturer makes their manuals available online, so just google your ovens brand and you’ll be sure to find the instructions..

When you have managed to access the glass, wipe off the crust and dust. Then use the sponge and soapy water technique above. You can also do the baking soda technique. 

After cleaning, be gentle when fixing the glass door back together. You come this far so you don’t want to smash the glass! Now you have oven glass that is sparkling clean! To keep it clean, regularly wipe the panels down. 

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