accessing . . .

accessing . . .

Home Care Library

Microwave Oven

dog-run-web-view Close Open Now icon
dog-run-latest-ipad1022 Close Open Now icon
dog-run-latest-ipad1022 Close Open Now icon
dog-run-latest-ipad1022 Close Open Now icon
dog-run-latest-ipad1022 Close Open Now icon
dog-run-latest-ipad1022 Close Open Now icon
dog-run-latest-ipad1022 Close Open Now icon
Routine Care Task

Inspect and clean

Priority

This task reduces potential safety hazards and improves operating energy efficiency of your microwave.

Timing: 

January (yearly)


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.

How To

microwave oven care 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.

Helpful Accessories

Stainless Steel Cleaning Polish
Stainless Steel Cleaning Polish

Cleans, polishes & protects stainless steel surfaces of appliances

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices
Oven Bag
Oven Bag

Withstands high heat and extreme cold

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices
Microwave Cover
Microwave Cover

BPA free and dishwasher safe cover

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices
Microwave Cleaner
Microwave Cleaner

Uses steam to clean the crud from the microwave with added vinegar and water

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices
Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil
Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil

Heavy-duty aluminum foil could be used for oven and freezer

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices
Heat-Resistant Glasswares
Heat-Resistant Glasswares

Use only a heat-resistant glassware for oven

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices
Containers for Microwave
Containers for Microwave

Use BPA-free plastic containers

Amazon.com  >
consumer reviews,  choices,  prices

Benefits

  • Health & Safety
  • Maintaining Value
  • Appearance
  • 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.

Costs

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.

free-apps

Microwave Oven