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Ok, so it should be in BAD housekeeping, but I have just made a discovery when cleaning the oven...

(16 Posts)
PigletJohn Wed 05-Dec-12 20:53:11

maybe it's the soffit.

I wonder does my shiny new oven have one?

I'm being really good about cleaning it unlike the old one but the roof confuses me.

Crikeyblimey Wed 05-Dec-12 20:45:11

Surely it would be the "ceiling" not "roof".

Not bloody cleaning mine like - roof or ceiling. smile

AdoraJingleBells Wed 05-Dec-12 20:42:06


Just seen your post. I have a reputation?

This is news to me, is it a good 'un?

AdoraJingleBells Wed 05-Dec-12 20:39:54

I'd call it the same Front, just never thought of cleaning it blush

Frontpaw Mon 03-Dec-12 19:06:46

I did. When I first bought it and filed it neatly away.

PigletJohn Mon 03-Dec-12 18:33:32

if all else fails, RTFM.

winterhill Mon 03-Dec-12 18:11:16

I pay a bloke to do mine so I wouldn't know about latchy things.
[He would though!]

Frontpaw Mon 03-Dec-12 18:09:17

Aparently so. News to me too!

AlmostAChristmasHipster Mon 03-Dec-12 17:25:31

People clean ovens? shock

FireOverBabylon Mon 03-Dec-12 17:24:30

Frontpaw I think Adora just gives the bottom of her oven a quick wipe out and job done i.e. the oven ceiling / roof never gets done.

apologies Adora if I've got the wrong end of the stick and have besmirched your reputation

Frontpaw Mon 03-Dec-12 17:14:15

The insidey top bit. What would you call it?

AdoraJingleBells Mon 03-Dec-12 17:13:09

Sorry, you lost me at "clean the roof"

<wanders off to make another cuppa>

Frontpaw Mon 03-Dec-12 16:54:05

I had my head in the oven with a torch, swearing about the fact that you couldn't clean the top of the cooker properly because of the sodding elements (which you can't squirt Mr Muscle oven cleaner onto) and saw a little latch. So I wiggled it (9 years of grease gave way) and the whole element just swung down!

CurlyhairedAssassin Mon 03-Dec-12 16:50:43

Is there???? I wonder if I have one on mine.....

Frontpaw Mon 03-Dec-12 16:31:37

There's a little latchy thing that pops the elements down, so that you can clean the roof of the oven properly! I can't believe I just noticed that!

My mother must be spinning...

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