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#1 ChunkyChook

Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:15 PM

I have never used the spray/foaming ones. Well I have never actually cleaned an oven to be quite honest  ph34r.gif Anyhoo I am after recommendations.

What do you use? What is the best?

#2 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:17 PM

I outsource it  ph34r.gif

$120 and this guy comes to do it...pulls the oven apart, applies something like a pressure hose to it! 2 hours later, it's sparkling!

#3 SeaPrincess

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:40 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 27/01/2013, 04:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I outsource it  ph34r.gif

I do too.  The company I use is called Ovenu.

#4 littleboysmum

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:45 PM

I outsource too. The guy is incredible. Would never do it myself again.

#5 deejie

Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:45 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 27/01/2013, 07:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I outsource it  ph34r.gif

Me three!

We moved in here and the original 15 year old oven (rental) was beyond putrid. $105 and an hour or so later, it looked brand new. Non toxic, chemical free. I haven't cleaned an oven in a long, long time biggrin.gif

#6 yabbadabbadoo

Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:42 AM

I just came back in here to say that after reading this thread I called Ovenu.  The guy has just been and wow, just wow.  I cannot believe how clean it is.

#7 deejie

Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:49 AM

QUOTE (yabbadabbadoo @ 06/02/2013, 12:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just came back in here to say that after reading this thread I called Ovenu.  The guy has just been and wow, just wow.  I cannot believe how clean it is.

See. There is no going back biggrin.gif

#8 Frankly my Dear

Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 27/01/2013, 07:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I outsource it  ph34r.gif

$120 and this guy comes to do it...pulls the oven apart, applies something like a pressure hose to it! 2 hours later, it's sparkling!

LOL, me too!! I use Elegance Oven Cleaning in Sydney biggrin.gif

#9 HGL

Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:02 PM

If you don't have the money to get someone in (I've done it both ways), I recommend Easy Off Oven Cleaner Low Fume.

Spray every surface generously (best to buy 2 cans), leave for an hour then, before you start wiping it out, spray with white vinegar. The vinegar will neutralise the caustic cleaner and means it's less dangerous if you get some on your hands/arms. I also find the vinegar removes the residue and your oven is less likely to smell funny the first few times you use it after cleaning. HTH.

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