The Easiest Way to Clean Oven Racks

Cleaning your oven racks doesn't have to be a hassle. With a couple of household items, you can clean them quickly and easily.

How to Clean Oven Racks
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Things You'll Need

  • Distilled white vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Scrub pad
How To Clean Oven Racks
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Tip: Clean your oven racks every few months so they don't become stained and rusty.

Step 1

Remove the oven racks and place them in a tub or shower.

How To Clean Oven Racks
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Step 2

Spray the racks liberally with vinegar.

How To Clean Oven Racks
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 3

Liberally pour baking soda all over the racks and let sit for 10 minutes.

How To Clean Oven Racks
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 4

Cover them with hot water and let sit for 10 minutes.

How To Clean Oven Racks
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 5

Use a scrub pad to remove grime, rinse and let dry.

How To Clean Oven Racks
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 6

Return the racks to the oven. Now you're ready to cook again with sparkling clean racks!

How To Clean Oven Racks
credit: Jessica Kielman

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