How to Clean a Gas Stove

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The key is to cleaning a gas stove? For best results, we recommend that you clean the different parts of the stove separately. This simple tutorial will show you how to clean each section, plus we've even included a non-toxic degreaser spray that you can DIY instead of buy.

DIY Degreaser Spray

The key to getting your gas stove really clean is using a degreaser. It helps to lift and loosen cooked-on grease and food with ease. This DIY degreaser recipe is non-toxic and smells great as well.

Things You'll Need

Mix the water, Castile soap, and orange essential oil together in a clean spray bottle. Shake well before each use. In addition to your stove and oven, this amazing DIY degreaser can also be used on countertops and sinks, too.

How to Clean Gas Stove Grates

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One very important note before you start: Make sure the stove, grates, and burners are all completely cool before cleaning.

Things You'll Need

Step 1

Remove the grates from the stove. To minimize the mess, it's best to place the grates on a towel for cleaning.

Step 2

Spray the grates liberally with the degreaser.

Step 3

Allow to sit for five to 10 minutes.

Step 4

Scrub any loosened grease and debris with a scrub sponge.

Step 5

Rinse in warm water.

Step 6

Wipe dry using a clean cloth.

Step 7

Set aside until you are ready to place them back on the stove.

How to Clean Gas Stove Burners

Things You'll Need

Step 1

Spray the degreaser spray onto each burner cap.

Step 2

Allow to sit for five to 10 minutes.

Step 3

Scrub the burner cap using a scrub sponge. If there are tough, burned on stains, repeat steps one through three.

Step 4

Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

How to Clean a Gas Stove Top

Things You'll Need

Step 1

Spray the gas stove top liberally with the degreaser spray. This spray is great to use in between deep cleanings as well!

Step 2

Allow to sit for a few seconds. If the stove is really greasy and dirty, allow the degreaser to sit for five minutes.

Step 3

Wipe clean with a cloth.


Jessica owns two blogs, Mom 4 Real and Pour Me a Cocktail. She has been sharing easy cleaning tips, recipes and ideas with her readers for over 7 years. She has been featured on the Rachel Ray Show, TODAY Parenting, MSN, Country Woman Magazine and more.

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