Maintenance and care

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MAINTENANCE

  • For proper maintenance of the oven, make sure before you turn it on that the chimney flue is free from any objects and that ash from previous cooking has been removed.
  • The oven can be used all year round; in the winter, heat the oven with a smaller fire to avoid thermal shock due to the humidity.
  • Prevent corrosion by coating the oven metal parts with Vaseline.
  • It is recommended regular maintenance by a qualified technician.
  • Thermometer – clean with warm water and soap with a soft plastic scouring pad.
  • Stainless steel surfaces – wash with a soft cloth and a solution of soap and water. Make sure to rub following the grain of the stainless steel. Never use detergents containing acid, white spirit or xylene. Rinse well after cleaning the oven.

CLEANING

  • Clean the oven floor (when the oven is cold) with a brush and gently wipe the oven floor with a damp cloth.
  • Use a damp cloth to clean the external sheet.
  • Apply a light coat of vaseline to make the metal shine.
  • Remove and clean the chimney flue once a year; animals may nest there and/or ash may block the passage of smoke.
  • If traces of rust begin to appear, clean with a polishing brush and apply a thin coat of vaseline.
  • Do not use chemical products to clean the oven.
  • Do not clean the product when it is in use.
  • If the oven is exposed in a sea side, in order to prevent corrosion and fouling, it is recommended to frequently clean the oven with fresh water.

STORING THE OVEN

  • During periods of inactivity is advised to clean carrefully the oven, grease the metal parts and cover it with the cover Alfa available on request.
  • On the first use, inspect for potential signs of malfunction.

ONLY FOR WOOD VERSION

CLEANING

  • When the fire has gone out and the oven is not hot enough, collect the ashes left over from previous cooking with a metallic brush and a pan.

ONLY FOR GAS VERSION

MAINTENANCE

  • The gas burner should be cleaned periodically by carefully sucking up any cooking residues.
  • When cleaning valves and burners, be careful not to damage the burner.
    • Remove any residues from the burners with a brush.
    • Do not enlarge burner holes (openings).

GAS KIT DISASSEMBLY

  • The gas burner should be cleaned periodically by carefully sucking up any cooking residues.
  • When cleaning valves and burners, be careful not to damage the burner.
  • Before cleaning is necessary to remove the burner from the oven by following the procedure in the assembly instructions.

STORING THE OVEN

  • If the gas oven is not used close the supply valve of the gas cylinder.
  • If the gas oven is placed in a closed space, disconnect the gas supply. The gas cylinder must be left outside in a well-ventilated area.
  • In the event that the cylinder is not removed from gas oven, place the entire device and the cylinder in a well-ventilated outdoor area.
  • The gas cylinders must be stored outdoors in a well-ventilated area and out of the reach of children. Cylinders not in use must not be stored in a building, garage or other enclosed space.