The general maintenance of your Kitchenaid Stove is of high importance to keep it running flawlessly throughout it’s life cycle.
Your stove is a vital resource to you and your family and you use it every day. It is dependable and has always been there when you needed it, but stoves, like people, also need some care at times as well. Though it is possible that a stove may malfunction out of nowhere, there are many instances in which it is due to a lack of general maintenance to your appliance. In this case, it is best to contact a professional for your
There are countless benefits for you and your family when your stove is properly cared for and maintained on a general basis, this includes small repairs, large repairs, and regular cleaning.
The average stove and oven last roughly thirteen to fifteen years, but with proper care, it can function well past that. Depending on the shape your stove is in, the quality of the appliance, the existing age and the maintenance precautions taken, your stove could see your children off to college and cook you some much needed comfort food after you have said your goodbyes.
Not only does general maintenance extend the life of your Kitchenaid stove, it also improves it.
General maintenance in small repairs can save you a costly bill if ever you experience a significant issue and need immediate Kitchenaid stove repair. Your stove, when maintained regularly will perform much better and supply you with one good looking stove that your friends can be jealous of.
What does general maintenance consist of?
Essentially, general maintenance to almost any major appliance would consist of small repairs, large repairs, and regular cleaning. Large Kitchenaid stove repairs, obviously, for the most part, must be met by a skilled technician, such as the ones at First Aid Appliance Repair. Smaller repairs can typically be done on your own or with help from another person. Such as a loose bolt or screw, or an off-put hinge. These things are simple to fix with a little elbow grease and can really save you during a larger repair. Every so often, check your stove and oven for loose materials or small and fixable snags. Often these are only a nuisance and do not require a full repair. Keeping on top of small things like this will make your life easier and aid you in keeping your stove on top of it’s game for years to come.
Cleaning is a major part of general maintenance to nearly any major appliance as well. Regular cleaning will not only keep your stove looking pristine but will allow for better and longer performance throughout it’s lifetime. Every so often, do not hesitate to include your stove and oven in your regular cleaning regimen. Adding to the list:
- A rear sweep- taking a broom or long, narrow vacuum end to the back of your oven, remove dirt, dander, and dust to avoid buildup of debris in hard to reach places.
- Side and frontal dust removal- repeat the first step, only on the sides and in front of the appliance.
- Going under- depending on the height of your appliance, use a long cleaning device to swipe away debris from underneath it.
- From the inside- run a regular clean of your oven to remove any spills and hard, crusted on left overs. Use a damp cloth to clean the racks,bottom and sides of the inner oven. Just make sure you turn it off first.
- The tip-top- Your kitchenaid stove is easy to clean, but it does require a few steps.
For example, if your stove has a glass-top, use warm, soapy water and a light sponge to sop up debris. Once dry, use a stove top cleaner and scrape gently with a stove top cleaning tool, usually resembling a razor blade. Remove the cleaner and voila!
If your stove has coils, simply remove the coils and soak in a hot, soapy bath and lightly scrub away any remnants.
Any stove will require maintenance to live up to it’s expectations, however, sometimes, problems occur. When a large issue comes into play, one you cannot fix on your own, look into Kitchenaid Stove repair right here in Calgary. Our technicians at First Aid Appliance Repair will be glad to help you!