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Jul 29, 2013, 01:53 PM
fred A
Oven Drawer
Hello
Is your oven drawer a black hole where cookie sheets and other items exist is utter mess. Then something slides behind the drawer and can't open it any more cuz something is stuck back there ?
Any ideas on how to remedy this
Jul 29, 2013, 09:56 PM
jaysmom49
See if you can slide a yardstick or a thin piece of metal (maybe a curtain rod or metal yardstick) over the drawer to catch and push down whatever is getting stuck. More than likely, it's sticking up and catching above the drawer as you pull it out so keep the drawer as closed as possible.
Jul 30, 2013, 06:04 AM
jaysmom49
Just a thought that a wire coat hanger pulled long with the hook left on might work. Handy little tool!
Jul 30, 2013, 11:26 AM
GardenSprite
You might also be able to use a grabber to pull out the hiding cookie trays. I'm thinking of the grabbers used as assistive devices.
Jul 30, 2013, 03:12 PM
nona
usually what works for my wife is to utter the magic words " G#% D&*m freikin' drawer, then a good shake, usually dislodges the stuck lid or tray
Jul 30, 2013, 06:50 PM
GardenSprite
That magic solution usually works for me as well, on a multitude of projects.
Jul 31, 2013, 12:04 PM
nona
what also works for her is to call me, and I am usually able to simply slide the drawer open easily,, boy, does that p##ss her off Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin
Aug 01, 2013, 02:24 PM
Sparky617
quote:
Originally posted by nona:
what also works for her is to call me, and I am usually able to simply slide the drawer open easily,, boy, does that p##ss her off Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin


Yeah, it always goes over well with Mrs. Sparky when she's struggling with something and I go over and bada bing it's done.


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Any advice given here is general in nature and is not necessarily valid for your given area. If in doubt check with your local codes enforcement department for what is required when doing electrical, plumbing or structural work on your house. Permits may or may not be required in your area and home owners may not be able to DIY some tasks. I have no way of knowing if you have the skills needed to complete the tasks you are asking about, when in doubt seek professional assistance.

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Aug 01, 2013, 02:38 PM
Sparky617
To the OP's problem. I usually shift the drawer back and forth to see if I can get whatever is hung to drop down so I can open the drawer. The long term solution, once you get it open is to remove a few things. In our case it was a seldom used broiler pan. We store a pan lids in the drawer under the oven. Without the broiler pan I haven't had it hang up at all.


General Disclaimer

Any advice given here is general in nature and is not necessarily valid for your given area. If in doubt check with your local codes enforcement department for what is required when doing electrical, plumbing or structural work on your house. Permits may or may not be required in your area and home owners may not be able to DIY some tasks. I have no way of knowing if you have the skills needed to complete the tasks you are asking about, when in doubt seek professional assistance.

My advice may be worth exactly what you pay me for it. :-) For the record I did not stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night.