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I had my oven cleaned today ........................

(19 Posts)
merlin Wed 30-Sep-09 21:10:10

and now I don't want to use it!

It's all lovely and shiny - we might have to dine on takeaways for a while grin

Pinner35 Wed 30-Sep-09 21:11:47

LOL....I was the same when I had mine done. I didn't think it was that bad until I saw the result.

Hassled Wed 30-Sep-09 21:12:11

How much did it cost you?

And was it embarrassingly dirty before? This is my stumbling block - our oven is so hideous I don't think I could bear anyone else to see it.

merlin Wed 30-Sep-09 21:14:26

I thought it was quite dirty, but he said he had seen a lot worse (bet he says that to all the ladies!!!)

Hassled - £50 for double oven.

thisisyesterday Wed 30-Sep-09 21:17:57

ohhh, are you glad you did it?

i have to admit to helping my old oven break a bit more than it was already broken. so i could get a new one. so i didn't have to clean it blush

thisisyesterday Wed 30-Sep-09 21:18:38

hassled, i felt the same about ours! hence the new one. and a resolution to keep it clean.

yeah right

merlin Wed 30-Sep-09 21:27:11

I will try and keep it a bit cleaner but don't hold your breath grin

Hulababy Wed 30-Sep-09 21:36:35

I need to get mine done. I keep meaning to phone someone and have it sorted. It needs doing. I don't want to be the one to tackle it.

This thread has reminded me I need to google someone to come and clean it for me.

DelGirl Wed 30-Sep-09 21:44:15

you must be on target for the most sparkly mn kitchen ever grin. I may have to get their number before I move out!

foxinsocks Wed 30-Sep-09 21:45:47

does it smell toxic?

I wonder whether it leaves you with noxious fumes <ponders>

Hassled Wed 30-Sep-09 21:50:54

Thanks merlin - may well go for it.

merlin Wed 30-Sep-09 21:54:41

DG - it's so sparkly everything else looks dirty now!!!

No fumes - they don't use any chemicals. Just soak everything in boiling water in a tank thing in his van and then wlbow grease!! Apparently the very hot water and steam loosens everything up but he still was having to scrub hard!!!

merlin Wed 30-Sep-09 21:55:27

that would be elbow not wlbow obviously!

SparkyToo Wed 30-Sep-09 22:35:40

It's so true - I had mine done at the beginning of the summer and have barely used it since (I use the BBQ outside) as I haven't wanted to get it dirty again - they get them looking like new again don't they - just with pure elbow grease!! It's amazing.

PVish Thu 01-Oct-09 14:04:49

it is better than sex sint it

PestoSunshineMonster Thu 01-Oct-09 14:06:43

I don't know about that PVish, am currently in the middle of cleaning mine

<<looks over shoulder at oven frothing with chemicals>>

PVish Thu 01-Oct-09 14:23:10

no you need a man to do it
i book mine twice a eyar

PestoSunshineMonster Thu 01-Oct-09 14:38:26

I think you're right, I do need an oven man, especially if he looks like my plumber wink grin

bacon Fri 02-Oct-09 14:57:35

I wonna wonna want it done but hubby will moan so have to book him when totally away from farm. How long was he there cleaning out your oven? a couple of hours or more. I agree with PVish - having a man in is better than sex...

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