How much does oven cleaning cost?

Price Guide

Average

$100

Low

$30

High

$150

Before you hire someone to clean your oven, it’s a good idea to get familiar with oven cleaning prices for the type of service you need.


A standard oven clean usually costs between $50-$95, but your cleaner might charge more or less. The cost of oven cleaning depends on where you live, the condition and age of your oven, and how long it’s likely to take. 


This oven cleaning price guide will break down everything you need to know about oven cleaning costs in Australia, based on our data from hundreds of oven cleaners and completed oven cleaning tasks. By the end of this guide, you’ll have a clear idea of the price you can expect to pay to get your oven or stovetop cleaned professionally so you can get straight into hiring the right person for the job and enjoy a sparkly clean oven again!


Do I need to hire someone to clean my oven?

If you’ve ever attempted to DIY your oven cleaning, you’ll know it’s a messy job that can take hours. You’ll have to bend yourself into an awkward position, often use harsh chemicals, and put up with a strong smell. If you’ve been putting off cleaning your oven for too long, it might be worth getting a professional in to do a proper clean.  


A professional job will help to:

  • Help your oven function better

  • Prevent fires from built-up grease and food remnants 

  • Save energy by improving efficiency

  • Help your food taste better

  • Reduce oven fumes and smoking


You might also hire a professional oven cleaner as part of your end of lease clean to make sure you get your bond back.

What are the standard inclusions with oven cleaning?

When you book an oven cleaner, it may take between 1-2 hours (depending on the size and condition of your oven). Your oven cleaner will usually include the following services:


  • Set up protective sheeting to keep the surrounding area clean

  • Remove all trays and interior racks and clean them with appropriate products

  • Remove doors (if they can be removed) and clean inside and out

  • Clean the interior oven cavity

  • Replace all parts correctly

  • Clean up all surrounding areas and put any rubbish in the bin

  • Test the oven to make sure it’s working perfectly


Standard oven cleaning prices don’t usually include extras like cleaning your grill, stovetop, and rangehood, so if these need attention, you’ll need to request them specifically.  Your cleaner may also be able to help with fridge cleaningfloors mopping or whole house cleaning.

Oven cleaning prices

Oven cleaning prices depend a lot on the type of oven and how much work is involved to get your appliance sparkly fresh again. We’ve reviewed all our recent oven cleaning tasks posted in the marketplace to give you approximate price guides for each.


Oven cleaning service

Price guide

Oven cleaning

$30-$150

Rangehood cleaning

$30-$100

Oven, rangehood and stovetop

$60-150


What factors affect the cost of cleaning your oven?

As you can see from our price guides above, the cost of oven cleaning services can sometimes vary by $50-$100 or more. Here are the factors that might increase or decrease the price of your oven clean:


  • If it’s a minor task that’ll only take a few minutes, or if they need half a day or more

  • The age of the appliance - older ovens may need more care, and may not be suitable for all cleaning products

  • How long since it was last cleaned

  • How detailed the clean is (expect to pay more if you need a deep clean)

  • Any extras (like stovetop, rangehood, BBQ) 

  • Whether you’ll provide the equipment and supplies

  • Your location/suburb

  • How difficult or easy it is to access your oven and get the job done

  • How urgently you need your oven cleaned

  • Whether you need it cleaned on a weekend or weekday

How to create your first oven cleaning task

Ready to hire your house cleaner and create your first task? It’s easy! Just write out your task, post your listing, review your offers, choose a cleaner, and they’ll arrange to come and do your oven cleaning. Want to know more? Read more about how it works.


Here’s what you might include in your listing:


  • Timing and budget

  • Location

  • What you need cleaned – oven, stove top, grill, BBQ, or rangehood

  • Size – is it a standard or double oven?

  • Does it need a deep clean or standard clean?

  • Any issues with access?

  • Is the job likely to be challenging or time-consuming?

  • Equipment provided?

  • Any specific requests around cleaning products and chemicals?


The more info you include, the easier it’ll be for your oven cleaner to price up the job and make you an offer. Plus, they’ll rely on accurate info in your listing when they arrive to complete the task.

Example oven cleaning listing from Airtasker

Need some inspiration to help you create your listing? Here are some examples of oven cleaning tasks our members have posted (and successfully completed).


Clean oven

Small wall oven, 45x40cm, one solid tray, two metal racks and side panels, plus glass door.

Clean oven and Grill 

Clean an oven including grill.
Oven itself is not too dirty, grill section is a bit dirty and has cooking grease in the grill tray that needs to be cleaned out. 

Clean oven and rangehood

Wall oven, wall mounted Microwave and a rangehood needs to be cleaned for our annual spring clean.


FAQs about oven cleaning prices

How much does it cost to get your oven cleaned?
A cleaning contractor’s hourly rate depends on a lot of factors, like location, skill, demand, and experience. A standard hourly rate for cleaners in Australia is anywhere from $20-$60/hour.
How long does it take to clean an oven?
Oven cleaning usually takes around 1-2 hours. The timeframe will depend on your oven’s condition, how long it’s been since it was last cleaned, your equipment, and your experience.
Can you clean an oven without chemicals?
If you’re sensitive to certain cleaning products, you can specify in your ad which products and ingredients you’d prefer. For example, one Airtasker recently asked for oven cleaning with only lemon juice, vinegar, bi-carb soda, and Coca-Cola. Or you might supply your own cleaning products that you know you won’t react to. If you want to avoid strong chemicals, you may need to allow more time for your oven cleaning professional to get the job done.
What’s a fair oven cleaning price?
You’ll need to pay your oven cleaner a fair price that compensates them for their time spent cleaning, travelling, and any supplies they brought with them. Remember that they’ll also need to pay tax, petrol, and other expenses with the amount they’re paid. When you hire through the Airtasker marketplace, your cleaner can set their own rate and only accept the jobs they want to do.

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