Cleaning coffee maker with these simple tips.
For this article, I would highlight tips which I believe might be universal to all, cleaning the coffee maker itself, cleaning the steaming wand and prevention maintenance.
It is important to keep any coffee maker clean as any sort of sediments remaining in the machine would give off odor and any coffee oils not clean can turn rancid. All these can have a serious effect on your future brews.
The easiest way to clean any non paper filter, coffee makers even carafes is to use some baking powder.
In fact, baking powder mixed with warm water, to become a paste like solution is so good, it can clean coffee stains from even a good set of fine china cups!
As the oft saying goes "prevention is better than cure". So, the best way to clean coffee maker of deposits is to prevent them getting the deposits in the first place!
The easiest way to do that is to prevent the use of tap water for any brewing.
The minerals that are in these hard water can build up inside the coffee makers' parts, doing damages by clogging the steam and water channels inside the machine.
If possible, always try to use filtered or distilled water. In fact, even carbon filtered water is better than tap water, and it comes with an added advantage of being odorless.
While, this might not be a full doctrine in cleaning coffee maker, the tips would definitely get you a cuppa without any foreign taste or odor!
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