coffee maker/carafe cleaning


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Aug 4, 2007
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I seem to have read on some forum that Oxiclean was a better way to clean any coffee makers, any opines welcome by this newbie.


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Aug 15, 2005
Central North Carolina
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It may work OK, but I personally like to stick with products that are designed for coffee related cleaning. For example, I know people that use all sorts of cleaners such as dishwasher detergent for cleaning espresso machine accessories and even backflushing with it. Not me! I bought a concentrated liquid called Clearly Coffee ( I think it's made by Urnex) and use it for all cleaning. I simply dilute 1tsp to 1 qt. of water and soak all items such as baskets, portafilters, screens, carafes, etc. It works great and rinses away quickly with no left behind taste. Later!