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Best oven cleaner advice needed! PLEASE HELP!!

(18 Posts)
dropinthe Mon 11-Apr-05 11:27:41

This is embarrassing but I havent cleaned the inside of my oven for over two years--I know you will be shocked and I will probably never be spoken to again here but Ive got to bite the bullet and clean my range cooker-its going to need something heavy duty but I dont know where to start and how I can keep the kids away from all those nasty chemicals?

lunavix Mon 11-Apr-05 11:31:07

Just tried doing mine! Only chemically substance I had was my cillit bang - liberally soaked the oven, oven trays and baking trays in it. (pretty sure it's not meant to be used for ovens but hey) Didn't do much sadly!

Mothernature Mon 11-Apr-05 11:33:13

My husband but seing as I wont let you have him I would try a steam cleaner.

dropinthe Mon 11-Apr-05 11:33:26

Big hipe there me thinks!!

dropinthe Mon 11-Apr-05 11:33:53

Oh,please let me have him-just for one day??

expatinscotland Mon 11-Apr-05 11:34:06

Lakeland Oven Mate

jodee Mon 11-Apr-05 11:35:59

Get 'a man' in from ovenU (?), we had ours done in our last house just before we moved (to my shame I hadn't cleaned it in 5 years), best £30 quid I spent.

dropinthe Mon 11-Apr-05 11:37:19

Do they have a website??

dropinthe Mon 11-Apr-05 11:37:45

Do you get to keep the man?

jodee Mon 11-Apr-05 11:43:00

Very tasty looking man on their webpage!

(but that's not me with the leopardprint trousers sticking out of the oven)

dropinthe Mon 11-Apr-05 11:49:31

LOL! Thanks for that-is that a man or a ladyboy??!!

octavia Fri 15-Apr-05 23:58:38

Oven pride cleaner is fantastic! I was too embarassed at the state of my oven to get someone in to clean it. This stuff is great though.

JoolsToo Sat 16-Apr-05 00:02:03

Oven Pride does the job!

JanH Sat 16-Apr-05 00:03:38

As well as ovenu there is ovenclean and cookerburra - try them all, see who is nearest and cheapest. It is a fantastic clean and worth every penny.

bibiboo Sat 16-Apr-05 10:59:08

Another vote for Oven Pride - excellent stuff. Got mine for about £6 from Tesco.

kate100 Sat 16-Apr-05 11:02:28

Haven't got a tip on what to use, but my friend always wears a bin bag to clean the oven so she doesn't ruin her clothes.

dropinthe Sat 16-Apr-05 12:02:14

Thanks for bumping this up with great ideas!!

Dophus Sat 16-Apr-05 12:23:42

Best ever is 'OvenMate'. It comes in a light blue box

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