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How do you clean greasy heat elements in a toaster oven broiler?

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Clean greasy heat elements in a toaster oven broiler by washing them with a damp rag or sponge. Never spray heating elements with any kind of liquid or cleaner.

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Spray water onto a cloth or sponge, and gently wipe it over greasy heat elements. Avoid spraying liquid directly into the toaster oven. Although using a degreasing agent for especially grimy areas of the toaster oven is suitable, avoid using it on the heating elements as this can damage them

Before cleaning a toaster oven, unplug it to prevent injury. Remove all trays and tracks, placing them in soapy water for further cleaning. Meanwhile, wipe out all the crumbs at the bottom of the toaster oven with a soapy cloth or sponge. Never use an abrasive or steel-wool pad to clean any part of the toaster oven, especially the heating elements. If the inside is especially greasy, use a non-abrasive cleaner by spraying it first onto the sponge. Next, clean the window with a diluted vinegar and water solution. Wipe down the outside of the toaster oven with a damp cloth,

Finish washing off the trays and tracks in the sink or place them in a dishwasher to save time. Dry the inside of the toaster oven and the trays before use.

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