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Old 10-08-2012, 12:00 PM   #1
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How do you clean your coffee maker?

We have a sunbeam do you use vinager or lemon?
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:05 PM   #2
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I run a 50/50 mix of white vinegar and water through mine. Never tried lemon - but I assume that would work well too!
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:06 PM   #3
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:08 PM   #4
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Vinegar...speaking on behalf of my husband who cleans it...does it count that i make sure to have white vinegar on hand?
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:48 PM   #5
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Thank you vinager it is
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:29 PM   #6
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1/2 & 1/2 bleach & water then rinse with water several times
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:12 PM   #7
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You clean your coffee maker? I call that stuff "flavor crystals."
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:11 PM   #8
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FYI, many coffee makers have a filter that should be removed first and some higher end coffeemakers can be harmed by solutions other than what is recommended. To be safe always check your manual (or online) for cleaning instructions for your model first.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:13 PM   #9
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You clean your coffee maker? I call that stuff "flavor crystals."
I hope you're joking.

I use vinegar to clean ours.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:18 PM   #10
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I use a half and half vinegar/water mix. I would never use bleach.
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:15 AM   #11
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I have used vinegar, but also I get the coffe maker cleaner sold right next to them in most stores. It actually seems to do a better job. You do have to rinse it mulitple times either way.
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:20 AM   #12
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You clean your coffee maker? I call that stuff "flavor crystals."
How old is your coffee maker
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