If you are coffee additive person as me, so you might own a coffee making machine or coffee maker. I using coffee maker to make my good morning coffee. But after drinking that amazing coffee, I have to deep clean a coffee maker. So to clean coffee maker deeply i have some ways that might help you.
To deeply clean your coffee maker is super simple & easy process but its time consuming process. There are ways to deep clean your coffee maker,
- Clean coffee maker with vinegar
- Deep clean without vinegar
- Deep clean your coffee maker with dish soap or dish washing liquid.
We recommend you to clean your coffee making machine, twice a month if not sooner. Because if you won’t clean your coffee maker you will not get taste you were getting when it was new.
Before applying any of this methods, we want you to remove every removable items for instance: carafe & reservoir (if it’s removable) , K-cups, K-cup holder.
How to clean your Coffee Maker with Vinegar?
To clean your coffee maker with vinegar, firstly you need to remove all removable accessories.
Creating a solution for cleaning coffee maker & run through interior part: Fill your carafe with 50% of water and other 50% with white vinegar. Now these mixture of your water & vinegar, is to be poured inside the machine in reservoir.
Next step you need to press the cleaning button on your coffee machine & now let machine do it’s work.
Generally the coffee making machine might take some time to get this task done so, we request you to be patience.
Once after some time, carafe will be filled with water & vinegar mixture which we added inside the reservoir. This means your coffee maker is 70% cleaned.
Finalizing Cleaning Process: Again feel carafe with cold water and pour it again inside the reservoir. Press cleaning button again on coffee machine and after sometime, the machine will be completely cleaned up.
Now you can enjoy your morning coffee with that same exact taste!
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How to Clean Coffee Maker without Vinegar?
Can clean a coffee maker without vinegar?
Yes!! You can clean a coffee maker without vinegar.
To clean you coffee maker without vinegar: You are going to need few things such as water, lemon and a sea salt.
The process of cleaning the coffee maker with vinegar & without vinegar will remain the same but the ingredient are changed. So fill your carafe with water (completely up to 90%).
Now squeeze the lemon inside the water filled in carafe and then add some amount of sea salt to it.
(This mixture of salt & lemon works as competitive ingredient against the vinegar because the sourness of salt and bitterness of lemon works good together).
Further pour this solution inside the reservoir and press clean button on your coffee machine.
Later carafe will be filled with this solution & now its time to clean the machine with cold water.
Therefore fill up the carafe with cold water and pore it again inside the reservoir & press the clean button. Now machine will automatically get cleaned up.
How to Clean a Coffee Maker with Dish Soap?
Dish Soap helps to clean the exterior part of the coffee maker with some additional gears such as bowl, brush & a fiber cloth.
We recommend using a dish soap which doesn’t have any fragrance. This is because later on fragrance soap smell is left.
Here’s how to get started:
Disassemble all parts of coffee maker & soak them in the mixture of dish soap and water. Make sure to give time to soaking process (approx 20 min).
After soaking scrub each part with cloth & rinse them. After some time make sure all the water get’s evaporates.
Once all parts are dry you can reassemble it again.
Why you should clean your coffee machine?
As we love your morning coffee because it has that good taste which gives a required boost. Now if you don’t clean up your coffee making machine often, there remains strain’s which affect coffee maker to give you your favorite taste.
We all know wet & moisture atmosphere is the house for bacteria and coffee maker’s surface and inside body is always wet and full of moisture. If you don’t clean up the coffee maker regularly, the coffee you drink in morning will be not tasty & also not safe to drink.
That’s the reason you should clean your coffee maker once in a month.
It is not necessary to use our cleaning method, but you can also use instruction given in your coffee machine manual to clean machine.
Here above we mention the use of cold and distilled water, that’s because distilled water doesn’t contain any impurities.
Here our cleaning guide for coffee maker end’s. We hope you get little help in cleaning a coffee maker. Share this article if you like 🙂 .