Oven Filter [How To Remove, Clean & Replace]

Is your oven filter too dirty to bear? Have you tried cleaning it but the grease just won’t come off? If you are having these problems, you are in the right place. In this article, we will show you effective ways to remove, clean, and replace the filter in your oven.

How To Replace An Oven Hood Filter

To replace your oven hood filter, do the following…

Step 1: Unplug the oven.

Step 2: Underneath the hood, you will see the filter. Pull it down to remove.

Step 3: Get a new filter and install it by pushing the filter into the tabs.

Step 4: Plug the oven hood back in.

How To Clean The Filter In An Oven Hood

To clean a oven hood filter, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Pour some hot water in a bucket.

Step 2: Pour in some dish soap or any other grease cleaning soap.

Step 3: Place the filter in the hot water and soap.

Step 4: Leave the filter to soak for about 30 minutes.

Step 5: After 30 minutes, scrub the filter with a soft sponge.

Step 6: Rinse the filter with cool water and leave to dry.

Step 7: Return the filter to the oven.

Also follow the steps above to clean an oven air filter, extraction filter, and exhaust filter.

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The video below will show you how to clean a oven hood filter.

Best Way To Clean Oven Filters

The best way to clean an oven filter is with baking soda, salt, and vinegar. To clean an oven filter, do the following…

Step 1: Get a stove-top pan big enough to fit your oven filters.

Step 2: Pour some water in the pan and leave to boil.

Step 3: Once the water is boiling, Pour about 3 heaping tablespoons of a salt and baking soda mixture.

Step 4: Place the dirty filters in the pan.

Step 5: Pour some vinegar over the filters.

Step 6: Hold the filters down in the water with a spoon or some tongs.

Step 7: Leave the filters in the boiling water for about 7 minutes.

Step 8: After 7 minutes, turn off the gas and take out the filters.

Step 9: Sprinkle some detergent on the filters and scrub with a soft sponge.

Step 10: Rinse the oven filters with some cool water.

Step 11: Once the oven filters are dry, return them to the oven.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean an oven filter.

Can You Wash Oven Filters?

Yes, you can. Above this section, we show you different effective ways to clean an oven filter.

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