Wall Ovens - A guide to Self-cleaning Oven Cycle

Can you imagine your wall oven cleaning is just one click away? Yes! Technology has gone so far to come over your busy schedule plus Sunday laziness. If you postpone cleaning the oven for weeks or months, this will no longer be. The self-cleaning feature of the oven has made this dream a reality.

Wall Ovens - A guide to Self-cleaning Oven Cycle

You have to press a button, and the oven will manage the rest, but you have to be careful during the process when you have children. So, here you will get how you can use the self-cleaning opportunity in the wall oven and keep all the hazards under observation. Let’s see what the actual cleaning process is.

Self-cleaning principle

The self-cleaning feature of ovens works on high-temperature principle in which massive soil build-up is cleaned at a temperature higher than normal cooking temperature.

During the cycle, the oven is set at 470OC, approximately. In this high heated oven, stubborn food leftovers are decomposed to ash. When the cleaning round is completed and you can easy clean it with a damp cloth.

How to self-clean wall oven?

It is fairly easy to self-clean your oven and is a button game. First, you have to prepare the oven and then start the cycle. See, how you have to prepare and start.

  • To prepare the wall oven for self-cleaning, remove anything from inside the oven. Remove oven racks, pans, grid, cookware, or any sort of bakeware from the oven. If there is the aluminum foil in it, take it out.

  • You can wipe out the surface with a damp cloth to prevent excessive smoke. Hand clean the area around the inside oven cavity frame and at the edge of the door because it is not going to be heated enough. During this hand wiping, be careful and don’t move or bend the gasket. This gasket serves as a door seal when the oven is performing its function.

  • When you are done with this all, make sure there is no spilled water or the cleaner in the oven space. If there is any, remove it before starting the cycle.

  • Your oven is prepared and now ready to enter the self-cleaning round.

  • Now press the ‘Clean’ button and set the desired time or cleaning setting. Different ovens offer medium or high-level cleaning. Go and check the features of your wall oven from the manual and run the cycle.

  • When you start the cycle, doors will automatically lock after 5-6 seconds.

  • You will see ‘Heat’, ‘On’ or ‘Clean’ visible on the display screen. Let the oven work.

  • It may take about one and a half hours to three hours depending on the amount of soil. You can detect the cleaning with smoke and odor. Do not touch or try to open the door during this whole process.

  • When the cycle is completed, ‘End’ will appear on the display but the doors will not open until the oven is completely cool.

  • When the doors open, you will see the ash on the base. Take a damp cloth and clean the surface and the walls.

  • You may see the discoloring of porcelain on the steel for extensive heating but it will not disturb the performance of your oven.

  • Your oven is cleaned. Enjoy its clear surface cooking but keep wiping the spills to prevent extra soil.


As self-cleaning of the oven is operated at very high temperatures that may prove hazardous if you mishandle the process. So, don’t neglect these warnings before dealing with this.

  • First and foremost, you are the very first person who are exposed to the oven, so don’t touch it at any cost. It may result in a severe burn.

  • Keep the children away from the kitchen because high fumes or smoke may suffocate the surroundings and prove dangerous for them.

  • Shift the pests, particularly birds, to a well-ventilated room or outside the cage. When cleaning is finished, move them back to their respective places.

  • Wear a mask when starting the cycle.

  • Turn the hood fan on and open the windows to make the kitchen well-ventilated.

  • If you have breathing issues, try not to sit near the cleaning oven as odor and smoke may cause complications for you. In this case, manual cleaning will go best for you.

  • Never use commercial oven cleaners or oven liner protective coatings during this process as they may damage its interior.

By following all the instructions for self-cleaning wall oven, you will bring shine back to your oven.




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Wall Ovens - A guide to Self-cleaning Oven Cycle