How to Clean a Coffee Maker

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Why should you clean your coffee maker regularly?

Keeping your coffee maker clean is essential for brewing a good tasting cup of coffee and increasing the longevity of your machine. Mold loves the damp warm environment inside a coffee maker. And because of certain minerals in our water, mineral buildup can occur, damaging the machine. Cleaning your drip coffee maker is easier than you might think and only takes a few minutes. The improvement in your morning cup will be worth it! Below is our guide for how to clean a coffee maker.

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How to Clean a Coffee Grinder

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Just like your coffee maker, coffee grinders need routine maintenance. Oils and residue from coffee beans can build up inside the grinder and even go rancid. This will, of course, negatively affect your brew. Therefore, it’s important to give your grinder a good cleaning every now and then. Below are some tips on how to clean a coffee grinder. We’ve broken it down by burr and blade coffee grinders.

Coffee grinder

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Best Grind Size for Keurig Coffee Makers

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Best grind size for Keurigs

Wondering what size grind is best for your Keurig? Maybe you’d like to reduce waste in your household and opt for a reusable coffee filter. Or perhaps you’ve heard freshly ground coffee tastes better than pre-ground and would like to give it a go. Whatever your reason, here’s everything you need to know about optimal grind size for Keurig coffee makers. Bonus: grinding your own beans is often much cheaper than single use coffee pods!

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