How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Maker

The Keurig brewing system delivers gourmet coffee in less than a minute. However, you will want to keep the coffeemaker clean inside and out.
Depending on where you live and the mineral content of the water, calcium deposits and scale can dirty the internal area of ​​the machine, thus affecting the taste of your coffee. Clean your Keurig coffee machine thoroughly every three to six months.
You will need the following.

Steps to Follow

Step One

Unplug the Keurig coffee machine and allow it to cool before cleaning.

Read also: How to Make Coffee Without a Coffee Maker

Step Two

Wipe the exterior of the cleaning machine with a clean, damp, non-abrasive cloth.

Step Three

Slide the tray towards you to remove and wash with warm water and clean with soap or on the top rack of the dishwasher.

Step Four

Remove the K-cup holder by grasping the top with one hand and pushing up from the bottom with the other hand. Pull the funnel out of the holder to remove. Wash the K-cup holder and funnel in warm soapy water or in the dishwasher.

Step Five

Remove the machine's water tank and wash it in the sink in warm soapy water or in the dishwasher. The lid is not dishwasher safe

Step Six

Replace all parts that have been cleaned

Step Seven

Drain the water from the Keurig coffee maker.

Step Eight

Fill the tank with undiluted white vinegar (B100 uses 1 liter of vinegar, and the personal mini coffee maker uses 100 cl.).

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Step Nine

Place a ceramic mug on the drip tray

Step Ten

Strain the vinegar into the cup and pour it into the sink. Strain three more times.

Step Eleven

Fill the tank with clean water and leave the machine to sit for four hours.

Also read: How to Clean an Italian Coffee Maker

Step Twelve

Strain again until the tank is empty of all the water and the Keurig machine is clean and ready to make a great coffee.

More Tips
  • As with any electrical appliance, do not immerse in water

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Uncomo