Home Care Library
Inspect and clean
NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Microwave Oven are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.
If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Microwave Oven.
The following maintenance tasks are recommended for inspecting and cleaning of your microwave oven:
Clean inside cavity with mild detergent and water. Rinse and wipe with paper towel. If spots seem dried on, then boil water in a glass cup for a few minutes and let the steam help loosen the soiled area. Do not use a scouring pad, steel wool, or other abrasives.
Clean around the door and door seal, and make sure door closes tightly.
If your unit has a turntable, then be sure to clean underneath it.
To remove odors, boil a solution of a cup of water and several tablespoons of lemon juice in the microwave for 5-7 minutes.
Clean grease and dust from around the air vents.
Check inside light bulb, clean or replace as necessary.
Cleans, polishes & protects stainless steel surfaces of appliances
Withstands high heat and extreme cold
BPA free and dishwasher safe cover
Uses steam to clean the crud from the microwave with added vinegar and water
Heavy-duty aluminum foil could be used for oven and freezer
Use only a heat-resistant glassware for oven
Use BPA-free plastic containers
Health & Safety
Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
The benefits of this task are moderately high. Doing this task can help improve the efficiency of your microwave oven and extend its useful life.
The cost of this task is relatively low. It is estimated that this task should only take about 60 minutes to complete, depending on the type of microwave oven that you have and your manufacturer's recommended cleaning procedure.