My battle with the oven

Cleaning the oven has always been a struggle and a struggle that often seems to impossible to win! A battle against dirt and grime that is so ingrained that it is no longer possible to remember what the oven looks like when it is completely clean. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that so many readers have requested a post about this very annoying, and yet unavoidable everyday discipline.

It is often tempting to use harsh detergents on dirty ovens and it is an extra challenge when you want to solve a task in an environmentally friendly manner. There is no way around the fact that a certain amount of elbow grease will be required to get a very dirty oven completely spotless. However, there is a relatively simple solution, which makes the task much easier and gives a result that is difficult to achieve, even with the toughest detergents.


  • Wine Vinegar
  • Baking Soda
  • Scourer
  • Cloth
  • An empty spray bottle
  • Eco Clean Glass Cleaner
  • * An old spatula is very efficient against stubborn dirt





eddike021:Pour normal pickling vinegar into an empty spray bottle and spray the inside of the oven so there is plenty of vinegar all over.





2:Sprinkle with baking soda until the vinegar begins to fizz and bubble. Then you know it works 🙂 Then put your feet up and with well-deserved cup of coffee for half an hour, while you wait for the grease to loosen.



wipe_it_off3:Now use a cloth (and a scouring pad if necessary) to remove the dissolved dirt. (Be sure to cover the floor under the oven as this part of the process can be very messy)




glas_og_fedt4:To finish off, it would be a good idea to use Eco Clean “Glass & Grease” (an anti-grease product specially designed for glass) to wipe the door, and leave an extra shiny result!






N.B. If your oven is very grimy, you can mix the soda with water into a thick paste and smear it around in the oven. Let it stand overnight, and wipe dry with a cloth. Finally, spray with vinegar to remove the remaining soda paste.

We hope that you will share your experiences here on the blog once when you have tried this trick at home.

Happy cleaning! 🙂