Your oven might not be the first item on your kitchen cleaning checklist, but food residue can build up into a grimy black crust in this often-neglected appliance. No one likes scrubbing baked in crust out of an oven, but these smart products can make the task much easier than you’d think.

1) Power Scrub

Scrubbing away layers of baked in food can be exhausting, but a cordless power scrubber brush will make cleaning your oven a breeze. The scrubber kit comes with four brush heads and a rechargeable battery.

Handheld Power Scrubber Brush available from Amazon

2) An All-Natural Clean

When cleaning products are used on appliances that contact food, safety is paramount. Avoid harsh chemicals and opt for an all-natural cleaner from Native Organics. The plant based ingredients still pack enough punch to cut through years of grime in minute, and you can feel confident using this non-flammable, non-corrosive, non-carcinogenic cleaner before preparing your next family meal.

Native Organics All-Natural Non-Toxic Oven and Grill Cleaner available from Amazon

3) Just Like Magic

Every home should have a pack of Magic Erasers on hand. These melamine sponges cut through some seriously tough messes. The extra durable version is perfect for greasy oven messes.

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Extra Durable Scrubber 4 Count Box available from Amazon

4) Skip the Elbow Grease

Don’t want to spare any elbow grease to clean your oven? This fume free oven cleaning spray from Easy-Off is the solution. The product cuts through grease and grime without lye or harsh fumes, and there’s no need for protective gloves.

Easy-Off Fume Free Lemon Scent Oven Cleaner available from Amazon