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    Default How often do you clean behind your stove? (And a quick Q about ammonia...)

    Okay, so, cleaned behind my stove....

    Ew. lol.

    I don't do it often because I have to pull down this part that's really hard to pull down, then undo this greasy little screw and pull it out... and tbh, it's also just a gross job, and so I just pretend it doesn't exist.

    Am I the only gross grot who rarely does it?

    Also, as to the ammonia... is it bad to be breathing it in (not huffing... lol... I mean just as you're cleaning). It kept making me sneeze (it was a blend of ammonia, vinegar, baking soda and hot water)... like, endlessly. I had to take a break because it was just horrible. It's not harmful, is it?

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    Default Re: How often do you clean behind your stove? (And a quick Q about ammonia...)

    Some cleaners you shouldn't combine with other stuff. For sticky, greasy mess I'd use a cream cleanser and a bucket of hot water.

    Do you feel ok now? Is it nice and clean? Lol

    And no, I don't look behind ovens because I rent...some things are better left a mystery.

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    hahaha i was thinking this question the other day because for the first time in the year I have lived here I finally got around to cleaning behind the stove. I did it with the big clean up before I moved in and then the other day. It was hella gross

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    Default How often do you clean behind your stove? (And a quick Q about ammonia...)

    Umm.. Never.. I thought they were attached to the wall :-/

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    Default How often do you clean behind your stove? (And a quick Q about ammonia...)

    Ours is fixed into the wall so its up off the ground, no way to ever clean behind it unless we were replacing it and removed the entire thing

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    I got the recipe for the cleaning solution online... a homemade cleaner... so I figured it'd be okay (it had a billion comments saying 'OMG love this!' sort of thing). lol. Is it bad to use the combo I did?

    I rent as well... I think the people before us had the same idea as you though SM, cos it was feral when we first moved in (I cleaned it then).

    Ours is just an upright one, and it is attached to the wall in that it's connected electrically, but you can still pull it out... there's just only so far you can do it so it's a bit hard to clean around.

    We have an inspection coming up, and it's being done by SIL (mentioned in another of my threads) and she's an absolute horrible (swear word)... so yeah, I want to make sure everything is perfect so she can't pick on a single thing!

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    Default Re: How often do you clean behind your stove? (And a quick Q about ammonia...)

    I just freaked out because I was thinking "oh my goodness, how gross, I never clean behind the oven!!"

    I then realised we don't have an oven Thank you baby brain.

    I do clean behind the dishwasher though where I can reach because I can't physically take it out.

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    I clean it every time we move.

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