Use Ammonia as an Oven Cleaner

To clean an oven, fill a glass baking dish with ammonia and place in a cold oven overnight. The next morning, remove ammonia and wipe down sides with wet cloth. The fumes from the ammonia will have cut through the grease and come off with ease.


Source: My husband's Grandmother.

By Debbie from Hampton, Tennessee

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

April 21, 20080 found this helpful

You must of read my mind!! I had asthma as a child and can't tolerate spray oven cleaners, so I would always look for the "No Fumes" type but they didn't do a decent job. I will definitely try this soon. Thanks....

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
April 22, 20080 found this helpful

Hello Debbie,

I have a self cleaning oven and often use this method when just a few drips great savings on the ammonia and on the cost of energy.

Usually follow with vinegar rinse

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
May 18, 20130 found this helpful

Does it matter if my oven is a gas oven with a pilot light...are the fumes combustible?

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

0 found this helpful
September 1, 2013 Flag

How to use ammonia for oven cleaning?

By Barbara

AnswerWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Related Content(article continues below)
In This Article
Cleaning Toilet With Ammonia
Cleaning With Ammonia
Home and Garden Cleaning AppliancesApril 21, 2008
Keeping Your Oven Clean, Young Woman Cleaning her Oven
Keeping Your Oven Clean
Water on Deck
Homemade Deck Cleaner Recipes
Man cleaning the oven.
Homemade Oven Cleaner Recipes
Washing Dishes With Ammonia
Washing Dishes With Ammonia
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Valentine's Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on January 17, 2017 at 10:32:21 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!