I have an electric oven with no exposed heating element; can I use the Oven Liner on the floor of my oven?
No. The instructions specifically state to locate the Oven Liner on the lower rack of your oven. The element in your oven is located directly underneath the floor of your oven. This creates the highest levels of heat on the bottom of your oven where temperatures can reach 700-800 degrees. At these temperatures, the Oven Liner is not guaranteed to work properly and may become soft and melt.
I have a gas oven and the Oven Liner instructions say to place the Oven Liner on the lower rack of the oven. Why can't I place the Oven Liner on the floor of the oven?
There are two major reasons for locating the Oven Liner on the lower rack of a gas oven. First, the flames of a gas oven can bring the floor temperature of the oven to an unsafe temperature range that is too hot for the liner and may cause the liner to melt. Second, placing the Oven Liner on the lower rack prevents vents on the oven floor from being covered. Consumers should never cover these vents because it can create unsafe carbon monoxide levels that could be harmful to you. Placing the liner on the lower rack will allow the heat to circulate and keep these vents from being inadvertently blocked. The Oven Liner will still catch all the spills and keep them from getting baked onto the bottom of your oven. You may place your baking pans directly on the Oven Liner, so that you don't lose any oven space.
Is the Oven Liner safe to use in convection ovens?
Yes. The Oven Liner is safe for convection ovens. For proper placement, determine the type of oven and then follow the use and care instructions that came with the Oven Liner.
If I place the liner on the lower rack of the oven, won't I lose a rack for baking?
No. Place your baking pans directly on top of the Oven Liner. The Oven Liner will still keep all the spillovers and baked on foods from adhering to the bottom of your oven for easy clean up every time.
Will the Oven Liner keep my food from cooking evenly or take my food longer to cook?
No, you do not need to change the way you cook. The Oven Liner will efficiently transfer the air and heat in your oven. There is no need to cook foods longer or worry about the food not cooking evenly. Your oven will perform the same as it did before you used the Oven Liner. Only now all the spillovers and burnt on food will be caught by the Oven Liner and not the floor of your oven.
How do I clean the Oven Liner or Grill Mat?
The products are all dishwasher safe or it can be washed in warm, soapy water and wiped dry with a soft cloth.
How do I prolong the life of the Oven Liner or Grill Mat?
To preserve the nonstick qualities do not use abrasive cleaners, sharp implements or fold the Oven Liner.
After using the Oven Liner it has now changed color. Will it still work?
Yes. The Oven Liner may change in color after use but it will not affect its performance. The Oven Liner will still catch all the spills and keep them from getting baked onto the bottom of your oven.
Can I trim the Oven Liner to fit my oven?
Yes. To ensure proper heat circulation you may need to trim the Oven Liner to allow 1 inch of airflow on all sides of the Oven Liner. The Oven Liner should not extend over the edges of the wire rack or cover any holes inside the oven. To trim the Oven Liner use regular household scissors.
Can I use the self-cleaning mode with the Oven Liner inside my oven?
No. You must remove the Oven Liner before operating the self cleaning mode. The Oven Liner cannot sustain temperatures above 550F. Failure to remove the Oven Liner may cause permanent cosmetic damage to your oven's interior.
What are the YHK Oven Liner and Bakeware liners made of?
YHK Oven Liners and Bakeware Liners are made of PTFE coated fiberglass. PTFE stands for Polytetrafluoroethylene and is a patented nonstick surface.
I set my oven to self-cleaning mode and forgot to take out the Oven Liner. The liner either melted and/or turned white and now I have a white coating on the interior of my oven. Is my oven ruined?
No. Your oven will still work properly and safely. However, the white coating will cause your oven to be cosmetically altered. From our research, this coating is not removable. If you want to remove the coating, we recommend contacting your oven manufacturer to replace the inner shell of the oven. You may also continue to use the self-cleaning mode but ensure you have removed any remaining Oven Liner pieces before cleaning. The Oven Liner will continue to breakdown but will not impact the performance of the oven.
To better understand how the Oven Liner reacted in the self-cleaning mode, please read the following:
In the self-cleaning mode, the oven temperature reaches 900° F to 1000° F which is beyond the guaranteed temperature for the Oven Liner. Through these extreme temperatures, the coating on the Oven Liner melted in the oven. When the oven cooled down in the self-cleaning process the coating from the Oven Liner permanently bonded to the interior of the oven.
Health & Safety
Your Humble Kitchen is dedicated to helping consumers lead a healthier lifestyle through fat-free healthy cooking.
All Your Humble Kitchen non-stick coatings are completely safe and non- toxic.
Regulatory agencies worldwide have concluded that PTFE non-stick manufactured without the use of the component called PFOA is not a risk to consumers.
All Your Humble Kitchen non-stick is completely PFOA free.
We use non-stick technologies to make PTFE non-stick without PFOA.
PTFE is short for polytetrafluoroethylene, which is a slippery, tough and non-flammable synthetic material known as the non-stick coating on a pan.
PFOA is short for perfluorooctanoic acid, a synthetic chemical compound that, in the past, was used as a component of PTFE.