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Natural and Thrifty in 365: #297 Descale Your Coffee Maker
Posted By Crystal Collins On June 22, 2012 @ 8:00 pm In Home and Garden,Organic and Green Living | 1 Comment
Tap water can leave a scale of mineral deposits inside your coffee maker. This calcium buildup will keep your machine from working efficiently by making the heat pump work harder to do it’s job. That is why it is important to descale your coffee maker with a cycle of white vinegar at least every three months (more often with heavy use). This will allow your coffee to maintain its quality and help your machine last years longer.
You also need to descale your individual serving beverage makers. Get detailed directions on how to clean your Keurig here.
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