Bosch Cooker Maintenance
A lot of unnecessary Bosch cooker & oven repairs can be avoided if you take care of the condition of your appliance.
Effective cleaning can prolong the lifespan of your Bosch appliance. It is a must with an oven as the build up of burnt on grease can cause damage to the internal components as well as unpleasant odours.
Beat Baked On Grease and Grime!
Arguably one of the most hated chores, cleaning the oven is one job we all love to put off. However dirt, grime and grease can build up very quickly inside the oven and this can often be very difficult to remove.
The best way to maintain your oven is to clean it regularly to prevent unwanted build ups and avoid future problems or unpleasant odours. If, however, it has been some considerable time since you last tackled the oven then there are a few things you can do. But be warned it will take a lot of effort!
You can clean your oven using caustic or non-caustic products. The caustic method is slightly easier but uses bleach, so you will need to take precautions to safeguard the surrounding surfaces as well as your health. For this method you will need to mix bleach and water to form the cleaning solution. Apply this to the oven for a couple of hours and then rinse with plenty of warm soapy water to rinse. It is important that you wear thick rubber gloves and a face mask while mixing and applying the solution.
If you prefer to use the non-caustic cleaning approach then you can mix bicarbonate of soda into a thick paste and apply this to the oven overnight, before scrubbing clean the oven the following day.
Alternatively there are a number of tried and tested oven cleaner products on the market you could use. If using a shop brought oven cleaner, make sure that you read the label and safety information carefully and follow the directions for correct use.
All of the methods mentioned above should leave your oven sparkling clean and then all you need to do is keep on top of the cleaning. There are a number of great cooker care products on the market to make this task even easier.