Of all the appliances in your home, the stove probably takes the most abuse and gets the dirtiest. Ironically, it’s also the one most people clean the least frequently. That’s because many people think cleaning the stove is a difficult, cumbersome and even dangerous task. They’d rather not worry about it or let the cleaning maids deal with it. But the fact is that cleaning the stove is not only fast, but it’s also easy. You can clean your stove thoroughly from top to bottom in just a few simple steps that will take less than 30 minutes. How Often to Clean Your Stove Stoves should be cleaned regularly, at least once every three or four months.