“ Brand: Kleenoff / Type: Oven, Hob & Grill Cleaner / Category: Cleaning & Disinfectant „
There's little ambiguity for the title of this product, it is what it says - an oven cleaner.
I was cleaning my kitchen one day when I noticed how, quite frankly, disgusting, the inside of my oven had become - food splatters turned to charcoal and what looked like grease streaks down the glass of the doors. I tried using regular multipurpose kitchen cleaners and a scrubber but it just didn't seem to shift the stuff, so I asked my house mate to go out and buy something strong, specifically for ovens. This is what she came back with.
This caustic oven cleaner comes in a pressurised can (no unnecessary, excess packaging) and the cap comes off to reveal the spray.
The can itself is very bright with straight to the point wording on the front, so you know exactly what you're looking at and it certainly stands out. On the back are warnings (corrosive and flammable), ingredients and directions for use (easy to follow).
How to use it:
As stated above there are easy to follow instructions printed on the can, but essentially what it boils down to is:
Turn of the electricity/pilot light, spray in the oven, leave for at least an hour, then wipe clean.
Does it work?
Thankfully yes! Like I said at the beginning of the review, my oven was pretty nasty and I wanted something strong enough to clean it so it looked as good as new and this stuff did the trick.
When I sprayed it on the oven I could immediately hear it fizzing away as it 'attacked' the grease and grime, a good first sign! I left it on over night (it says on the can that you can do this) and cleaned it off again when I got up. There was no real need for scrubbing - the dirt just wiped right off.
My one bit of advice is to be very thorough when wiping it off - initially it can look as though you've removed all traces of the cleaner but when it has dried (you use water to wipe it off) you can be left with white streaks which are the residue of the cleaner. The first time I used the product I let the oven dry by itself and found these streaks afterwards, now I wipe it dry with kitchen roll and have no problems.