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Maintenance and Care Tips for Your Stove

lit burner on gas stovetop

How often do you clean your stove? Like really, thoroughly, clean your stove? If you can’t remember— it’s time to start cleaning! As one of the most commonly used appliances, regular maintenance and clean up can not only extend your stove’s life but save you money in the long run. So when it comes to your stove, follow these care and maintenance tips to give it the long and efficient life it deserves:

Start Cleaning Now.

The best way to keep your stove in tip top shape is to keep it clean from the day you get it. If you haven’t— it’s not too late! You can still improve its efficiency by starting as soon as possible.

Be Consistent.

Schedule and keep up with regular cleanings. Figure out a schedule based on how often you use your stove, but once a month is usually a good start. Don’t forget your oven, be sure to clean and inspect the inside about 2 to 3 times a year.

Reference The Manual.

It’s pretty easy to toss the manual aside and never look at it again, but it’s one of the most useful tools you can have. Any cleaning, maintenance or warranty questions you may have, the manual could probably answer.

Safety First.

In between cleans be careful of splatter and food spills and clean them up as soon as you can. Keep all pot handles turned towards the back of the stove, and keep baking soda nearby in case of a fire.

Check And Replace Elements.

When you are regularly cleaning your stove, be aware of any bad or faulty elements.Replace the oven light when needed, and keep an eye out for any overheating.

To extend your stove’s lifespan, be sure to schedule regular maintenance with the experts at Tri-City Heating and Cooling. With over 45 years experience, we are proud to provide homeowners in CT with appliance repair and regular maintenance. Schedule your appointment today!