how to clean a glass coffee carafe

How to Clean a Glass Coffee Carafe

To keep your glass coffee carafe clean, regular maintenance and a thorough cleaning are necessary. Here are the steps to effectively clean a glass coffee carafe:

Daily Cleaning

  • Rinse out the carafe inside and out: After each use rinse the carafe out with soap and warm water.
  • Wash carafe and lid: Place the carafe and lid in the sink and fill it with soapy water. Scrub the carafe and lid with a brush and then rinse thoroughly.
  • Dry the carafe with a clean cloth: Once the carafe is clean, dry it with a clean cloth. Make sure to get into the spout and other small areas.

Deep Cleaning

You’ll need to do a deep cleaning once a week to ensure your carafe stays sparkling clean.

  • Fill carafe with water and add baking soda: Fill the carafe with warm water and add 1/2 cup of baking soda. Let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Scrub with a soft brush: Use a plastic brush to scrub the insides of the carafe with the baking soda and water solution. Be sure to get into all the hard to reach areas.
  • Rinse with warm water: Rinse the carafe with warm water and let it air dry.

Additional Tips

  • It’s best to avoid putting the carafe in the dishwasher as it may damage the glass over time.
  • It’s helpful to fill the carafe with water after each cleaning and swirl it around to clean the spout.
  • If you notice any odors coming from your carafe, add 1/2 vinegar to the carafe and fill it with water. Let it sit for 30 minutes and then proceed with the cleaning steps above.

Cleaning a glass coffee carafe doesn’t have to be a difficult task. With a few simple steps and regular maintenance, your coffee carafe can stay looking and smelling like new.

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