A clean coffee maker would save you the most money

A clean coffee maker to many people is a hassle, everyone would dread the cleaning portion, but as I was preparing to write articles on where to find the cheapest coffee machine, the idea on the longevity of a

coffee machine is one element.

The fact about many sites selling coffee makers these days is to "upgrade" you to the next better model, sort of similar to the Mac Donald's asking you to up size. So, the mental frame of many people is to keep looking for a coffee machine that is priced reasonably.

I do not know about you folks, but I know of people that has used the same coffee brewer for the last ten years and their only secret is to clean coffee maker daily after using it.

I know most of you would consider it weird that cleaning a coffee machine would be consider a secret to saving money, the fact is there are many people out there that do not bother with the cleaning (that is the reason why single cup coffee maker is so popular).

But, make no mistake, even with the single cup coffee machine, you would need to wipe and maintain it, so that it would last longer. Check out our coffee course on further problems you would have if the brewer is not well maintained.

How to make coffee without coffee machine?

V60 Pour Over 

How to use the Kopi Sock

How to use a French press as a coffee maker

Learn more about these methods at the free coffee courses online


Of course, some machines are easier to maintain than others, single serve brewer, french press are some appliances that are very easy to clean. So, if you really loath cleaning, these are the coffee makers you should go for.

Further up the hierarchy in terms of difficult to clean would be drip filter coffee machine, then programmable machine and lastly espresso maker. All these machines would require you to find take out some parts, clean the inside components and generally it is difficult to do it without a instruction book.

Of course, folks that are used to cleaning these machine would not consider it a chore and can probably do it under 10 minutes. But, my advice is avoid these machines if you never like cleaning stuff.

If anything is well maintain, it can last longer. And if it last longer, you would not even need to spend a single cents! Now between spending lesser money and not spending any money, it is obvious which option is better right?

So, while it is a no brainer, something that is very obvious, if you happen to read this, it would provide some cold relief to your clean coffee maker session.

Contact Us

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.

Please enter the word that you see below.


About US | OCM Profile

OCM was started in 2007, focusing first on coffee machines, then marketing for coffee and food and beverage companies. Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with. 

OCM has also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of the modules are running in the Singapore Skillsfuture Classes in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes. 

For the readers (coffee lovers), we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners). 

To connect with coffee and F&B practitioners, join our growing F&B group on Linkedin (20 000 and growing).

Coffee Feature of the Month

2021 Brew Coffee Workshop with Barista Champion

2021 Latte Art Workshop with Barista Champion

Enjoy: Free Office Coffee Machine (+ enjoy $1200 vouchers)

Find: Where to buy Coffee Beans in Singapore (or any where in the world)

Featured coffee brewing method: How to prepare V60 Coffee

Previously: Making Coffee with a Coffee Sock

Recent Articles

  1. What Colour Goes With Mocha

    Sep 17, 21 01:04 AM

    What Colour Goes With Mocha

    Read More

  2. How to Roast Beans at Home

    Sep 16, 21 02:44 AM

    How to Roast Beans at Home

    Read More

  3. How Long Do Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans Last

    Sep 15, 21 12:32 AM

    How Long Do Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans Last

    Read More

Featured: Office Coffee Machines

Follow Oncoffeemakers.com's board Office Coffee Machines | Singapore on Pinterest.

Do check out other cool boards such as the one all on how to make coffee and drip coffee.

Coffee Workshops Schedule

Free Coffee Workshops (Multiple Dates available) on: 

How to make coffee without coffee maker?

How to buy the best coffee beans online?

30 most asked questions about coffee on Google

Food and Beverage (F&B) Articles 

Sustainability Practices in Food Service 

3 Free Restaurant Marketing Ideas 

Cafe Scene in Singapore 2015

Singapore Cafes Reviews -Can they be Trusted? 

Location, location, location might be a myth! 

Walmart and Walter -The Power of Social Media

Importance of value pricing for Cafes In Singapore

Why Nescafe is still the Largest Roaster in the World?

Everyone likes Starbucks -here's why

Is your Cafe location an asset or a liability? 

Location myopia: why good anchor tenant might not be good? 

Measuring the Location attractiveness index. 

Social Media Crisis Management for Cafes in Singapore

What is a Brand Story?

Why I stopped Selling Social Media

Contact Us 

Free event


$10 Gift Voucher

Key in code before check out: WCMFIRST10OFF

Free Coffee Workshop Singapore

Enjoy Free Coffee in Singapore!


Choosing: Office Coffee Machine

Free: Augmented Reality in Singapore

The best filter Coffee Machine in Singapore 

SkillsFuture Series: F&B Market outlook

  • Venue: Temasek Polytechnic 
  • Date: 25 June 21
  • Time:9 to 6 pm 
  • Contact us for more details

Connect with us

Cafes Location 

Cafes -East of Singapore

Cafes -North of Singapore

Cafes -West of Singapore 

Cafes -Central Singapore

Cafes -City | Town Singapore