This Is How You Should Be Cleaning Your Greasy Oven Knobs

It's such a no-brainer

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Oven knobs are a cleaning tease. You think you've got them, until you look at them from a different angle and see a line of grease you could swear just appeared. Save some scrub time (and sanity) by throwing them in with your dirty dishes.

What you need: Plastic knobs (it’s OK if they’re covered in grime; that’s the point) and a dishwasher.

What you do: Double, triple-check your owner’s manuals before you follow our steps. If all's clear, remove the oven knobs (just wiggle those guys right off) and throw them in the top rack of your dishwasher, along with whatever else needs a washing.

Why it works: The target streams of water that get fork tines and colanders squeaky clean do the same for all the little grooves and niches in oven knobs.

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Jillian Quint is the Editor-in-Chief of PureWow, where she oversees the editorial staff and all the fabulous content you read every day. Jillian began her career as a book editor...