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Are self cleaning ovens worth it?

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sergeantmajor Tue 06-Sep-16 11:16:21

I am about to buy a bog standard oven. Is it worth paying (a lot) more to get one with a self cleaning feature? Obviously I do not love cleaning the oven, what I mean is , do the self cleaning functions work well? TIA

ChipmunkSundays Tue 06-Sep-16 11:44:26

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Clayhead Tue 06-Sep-16 11:45:58

Yes! We lost ours when we moved sad, will be buying another!

Coffeethrowtrampbitch Tue 06-Sep-16 11:50:55

Yes, I've just got one and it is a godsend.
It does get more dirty as you grill with a closed door, so much more fat stays inside, but 2 hours and it is clean, only ash left, and a quick scrub of the dried stuff on the glass and it all flakes off.

It was definitely worth the money. Try scratch and dent, mine is a Smeg which was reduced from over £600 to £275 as it had a scratch on the top. It is an integrated oven so the top is hidden anyway!

VeryPunny Tue 06-Sep-16 11:55:22

Our Siemens isn't self cleaning but does have some kind of coating which means that any dirt or fat just brushes off. Brilliant and you never need to run a self cleaning cycle.

sergeantmajor Tue 06-Sep-16 12:33:42

Thanks for the helpful answers!!

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