Video: How to Clean Oven Racks

In even the cleanest of kitchens, this fixture often goes unwashed. For a cleaner home, it's time to finally give your oven racks the TLC—and elbow grease—they deserve.


You know the saying “out of sight, out of mind.” Well, when it comes to your oven’s interior, it’s “out of sight, and never clean.” If you’re like many homeowners, you may not remember to clean your oven and oven racks unless you encounter a baking disaster—an exploding potato or a leaking pie that leaves its residue all over the oven interior.

There’s no reason to ignore the chore. Although cleaning an oven rack may seem awkward and unwieldy, it’s really a simple job. All you need is the right tutorial and a little time.

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