How to clean the coffee pot in a few minutes using natural products with anti-limescale action? Let’s see it together: coffee will have a completely different taste!
In order to drink good coffee, it is important that the coffee maker is well cleaned. Otherwise, it will not come out well and you risk a metallic taste probably caused by limescale. A simple rinsing under running water is therefore not enough: you need to know how to clean the coffee maker and keep it always sanitized .
The best way to clean it is to use old grandma’s remedies, all based on natural products. The classics are baking soda, white vinegar and fine salt. So let’s see in detail some do-it-yourself remedies to eliminate limescale from internal areas and stains from external areas.
How to clean the mocha (inside and out)
To eliminate all traces of limescale from the internal areas you will need water, vinegar and salt . Fill half of the base with tap water and half with vinegar. Then add a pinch of salt, close well and put it on the stove as when you prepare coffee. Wait for the water to come out all the way and let it rest for about half an hour.
But be careful, it will be necessary to take a test round of coffee to eliminate the vinegar residues: in this way the acrid taste and smell will be removed from the filters .
The rubber gasket must be washed and sanitized at least once a week. It always depends on how many coffees you prepare per day. With a damp cloth soaked in vinegar, rub it and then let it soak for ten minutes. Then make a test coffee and it will be perfectly clean.
To remove the external signs caused by fire and limescale you can use the remedy of two tablespoons of white vinegar and two of bicarbonate . Mix well and remove some of the product with an abrasive sponge . Then use it to rub on the dark marks.
Cleaning the coffee maker: what never to do?
-A very common mistake that you should never make is washing the internal parts with detergent . The risk is that I can be absorbed, especially by the rubber filter , and leave a bad aftertaste in your coffee.
-After washing it, let it dry thoroughly . Do not leave it wet for too long, otherwise there is a risk of mold and bad smells forming.
-Even forgetting the coffee in the mocha for days can lead to the formation of mold . If you are running in the morning you can also wash it in the evening.