- Soaking Your Burners and Knob Area When Cleaning
Try to avoid soaking your range with water when cleaning it. Water and liquid from cleaning products can cause the stove top spark electrode ignitor to continuously click or spark.
Liquid and water can get into stove burner knob openings when cleaning, especially when the knobs are removed causing burner problems.
- Cooking Directly On the Oven’s Heating Element
Don’t cook directly on the oven’s heating element. It can damage the oven’s heating element and it can also lead to a fire.
- Lining Drip Pans with Foil
It might seem like a great easy-to-clean idea, but lining your drip pans with foil can overheat the burner coil and increase the possibility of an electric shock.
Instead, regularly clean the drip pans or replace them.
- Lining the Bottom of the Oven with Foil
Aluminum foil can block airflow and interfere with the oven’s heating element. Instead, place a baking sheet underneath anything that can spill or bubble over. Continue reading