Is your coffee tasting a little blah? When was the last time you cleaned your coffee maker? With all of the water and coffee going in and out of your coffee maker, it might be time for a little coffee maker cleanse.
That’s right. You might be thinking … well, I just put water in the coffeemaker. Why does it need to be cleaned? Yikes. Think again.
Your coffee maker is a breeding ground for all sorts of bacteria. So, before you push the “brew” button, be give it a good cleaning and then feel free to sip on a better tasting version of your cup of joe.
How To Clean a Coffee Maker
- Remove the removable parts and wash them.
- Put the parts back onto the coffeemaker.
- Decalcify the coffeemaker by adding equal parts water and vinegar to the water reservoir.
- Run the coffeemaker a few times with clean water to make sure you clear out the vinegar.
- Enjoy a fresh tasting cup of coffee.
Oh, and repeat these steps once per month. It’s really that simple.