How To Clean A Coffee Maker – 3 Universal Method

How To Clean A Coffee Maker

Lots of people always asked me how to solve plastic tests from the coffee maker or why my coffee maker brewing slowly and how to clean a coffee maker or specifically a brand name that they are using like a ninja, Krups, Mr coffee and so on so forth renowned coffee makers name.

Today I will solve all of these problems with one easy solution that definitely work and give you relive, save your money

It doesn’t matter your carafe is made with plastic or not, one sudden time you can feet plastic test from your coffee or smell and you can notice that your coffee maker brewing slowly.

Normally we complain and though it’s our brand fault, honestly speaking I saw this issue in many renowned brands. But if you wash your coffee maker in a proper way then you don’t have to face these problems.

Actually, there is no given method that you should use but there is a universal method you should know. Lots of coffee makers accessories come with dishwasher safe but many of them are not allowed. Basically today I’m going to tell you the universal method.

How To Clean A Coffee Maker

Some coffee maker’s carafes come with plastic, glass, stainless steel and filter are made with stainless steel and plastic. There are not many things left that you need to wash but other any parts are removable and you want to wash then go ahead But these mentioned things are very important for health and test.

We will discuss three coffee maker cleaning methods:

1. With White vinegar

2. With baking soda

3. Wish soap

Wash your coffee maker normally but every single month or two months later you should wash it through white vinegar or baking soda.

How To Clean A Coffee Maker With Vinegar

Vinegar is acetic, it so strong and non-toxic that’s why it can easily kill bacteria and other germs, it can easily mix with water and we all already have vinegar in the house. It will clean your coffee maker and make it shinier.


1. Water


Pour vinegar into your coffee maker’s water filter with some water, you can also mix water and vinegar then pour into the water filter and pass through the coffee maker, do this at least 2 times. The water and vinegar ratio should be 1:2 or 1:1 (1:2 Recommended). After that use normal water and run these processes again. 

It will remove your plastic test or smell from your coffee and make brewing faster like new. It’s a basic process that you should use on every kind of brand or coffee maker.

How To Clean A Coffee Maker With Baking Soda

Baking soda is also good for cleaning but it is not able to remove plastic tests or make your coffee maker brewing fast. But it can clean properly and kill bacteria.


1. Warm Water

2. Baking Soda

Take one cup or jar and pour 0.2L warm water and give 1-2 tablespoons baking soda and mix it properly, take something to scrub, Use your baking soda mixer and scrub slowly your coffee maker’s filter and jar to clean it.

How To Clean A Coffee Maker With Baking Soap

We always use soap to clean anything in our household or washable appliance. There is nothing to say but I will give you some tips.

Soap is not enough to kill bacteria, it can clean your things or kill some bacteria but not like vinegar and baking soda because they are more acidic and stronger than soap.

  1. You can use soap with warm water, it will more effective than normal water and soap.
  2. Take some time to clean your household and appliance.
  3. You can use a soap and baking soda or vinegar mixer. It will bit a little hard thing to maintain but you can do it sometimes with the little ratio of baking soda and vinegar.

NB: The effective way of cleaning a coffee maker is vinegar > Baking soda > soap

If you are facing a plastic test from coffee or your coffee maker brewing slowly then only the vinegar method will work

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