Verify that the oven is turned off and has not been used recently. Remove all of the racks from the oven and place them in a large empty garbage bag. Be careful so no holes are poked in the garbage bag when inserting the oven racks.
Lay the bag flat on the ground in a sunny spot in the yard. Fill up the bag with water using a garden hose. Make sure there is enough water to cover the entire oven rack.
Add enough ammonia to the garbage bag to thoroughly mix with the water. Tie the bag shut by the strings provided on the bag. If there are no strings seal it with masking tape.
Leave the bag in the yard for 24 hours. The sun will hit it and combine with the ammonia to remove any grease and rust from the oven rack. Pull the rack out of the garbage bag and rinse it off with a garden hose. Allow proper time to air-dry.
Combine baking soda with water and put it on a piece of aluminum foil. Rub it onto the oven rack on the rust spots that may remain. Rub until all of the remaining spots have been removed. Dry off thoroughly with a paper towel. Place the oven rack back into the oven upon completion.
Things You Will Need
- Garbage bag
- Paper towels
- Masking tape
- Aluminum foil
- Garden hose
- The sunnier the day the better, as the sun will help heat up the ammonia for the best results.