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Range Maintenance Tips

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Drip pans/bowls

Over time, the burner drip pans/bowls may become stained. Once stained, it is usually not possible to clean them completely. It may be necessary to replace the drip pans every two to three years.

Cook top care

You can clean any porcelain cook top with a non-abrasive cleaner. Do not pour the cleaner directly onto the cook top. Instead, put some cleaner on a soft, damp rag, and then wipe the surface.

For glass and ceramic cook tops, always use products made for this purpose. We recommend Ceramatop. It is safe and effective and cleans without scratching the cooking surface.

Door seal

The oven's heat can escape if the door is not sealed properly. You can verify that the oven door has a tight seal by opening the oven door and locating the door seal around the perimeter of the door. Check for any broken, torn, or deformed areas on the seal. Close the door and see if you can detect any heat escaping. If necessary, replace the door seal.

Anti-tip device

Your range should be equipped with an anti-tip device. This is a bracket that is essential to the safe operation of the range. The device provides protection when excess force or weight is applied to an open oven door. The bracket is secured to the bottom of the wall behind the range using a couple of screws or a chain that is hooked to the rear of the unit then to the wall directly behind it.