Cleaning your oven can feel like a herculean task. Whether you bake occasionally or make large meals every night, it’s unrealistic to keep the oven perfectly clean all of the time. Sure, you do your best to clean up small messes as they happen, but ovens need a really deep and thorough cleaning periodically (cue the sighs). To keep the task from becoming too overwhelming, here are some of the best oven-cleaning hacks to rid your gas or electric range of built-up dirt and grease—or even just a simple spill.

1 Clean the Oven Naturally With Baking Soda and Vinegar


2  Use Salt as a Quick Fix


3 Steam Clean Your Oven With Vinegar


4 Use Water and Lemons


5 Get Every Little Nook and Cranny Clean With an Old Toothbrush


6 Clean Your Oven Racks in the Bathtub