The Kitchen Catalog states that one can clean a Cuisinart coffee maker by running 1/3 cup vinegar through the machine accompanied by 2/3 cup water. After this step is complete, run clean water through the system twice to remove any vinegar that may still be present. This cleans out the coffee maker by removing old coffee grounds as well as calcium build up.Know More
Cleaning a Cuisinart coffee maker should be done every time a light appears above the word clean. If the coffee maker does not have this feature, it is recommended that one clean the coffee maker every month, especially if hard water is used to make the coffee.
If one would like to clean the carafe lid and basket, it is recommended to use warm soapy water and avoid using abrasive cleaners. A dishwasher can also be used to clean the carafe lid and basket as long as they are placed on the top rack only. The coffee pot should be washed after every use to avoid build up. However, if cold water is used to wash the pot, it is important to let the coffee pot sit out until it is back to room temperature. This ensures that the glass doesn't crack when the pot is placed on the hot plate.Learn More
Clean a Bunn coffee maker by pouring 1 quart of white vinegar into the coffee maker. Make sure there is an empty brew funnel and an empty decanter in place. Keep the coffee maker plugged in, and let it sit for two hours.Full Answer >
According to Martha Stewart, all coffee makers should be cleaned once a month. The only items needed for the cleaning project are equal amounts of distilled white vinegar and water. Fill the water reservoir of the coffee maker with the vinegar mixture, let it sit and then turn it on. Allow several cups of the liquid to run through the appliance for a thorough cleaning.Full Answer >
To clean a Mr. Coffee machine, fill the reservoir with equal parts white vinegar and water, allow a few cups of the mixture to run through the machine, turn it off for a while, and finish the brew cycle. Wash the carafe and filter basket in the dishwasher.Full Answer >
The items needed to clean a Keurig coffee maker depend on the part of the brewer being cleaned. One common maintenance task, recommended by Keurig to ensure optimal performance, is cleaning the water reservoir using a soft cloth, an empty sink and a clean mug.Full Answer >