Cleaning & turnover

Clean a Cartridge Coffee Machine

Using a cartridge coffee maker means you no longer have to wrangle filters and coffee beans. Though convenient to use, like all coffee makers and pod coffee systems, these machines can serve as a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and mold if not regularly cleaned.

Time estimate for cleaning: 15 minutes

Time estimate for descaling: 10 minutes

This Skill provides step-by-step instructions for how to clean a cartridge coffee maker, including:

1. Cleaning the removable parts and surface
2. Cleaning the needle
3. Cleaning the water filter cartridge
4. Cleaning mineral build-up

You will need the following

1. Soap
2. White vinegar or descaling solution
3. Water
4. Wet sponge
5. Paperclip
6. Soapy cloth

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