How to Clean Glass Coffee Pot Stains
Making a great cup of coffee starts with a clean and properly maintained coffee pot. Glass coffee pot stains can be difficult to remove, but with a few helpful techniques, it’s possible to get your glass coffee pot looking and working its best.
What You’ll Need
- Baking soda
- White vinegar
- Warm water
- Cleaning cloths
- Soft sponge
- Soft bristled brush (optional)
- Clean the Pot Daily – Immediately after each use, rinse the pot with warm water to remove any residue or grounds. This will help to keep the pot clean and minimize the need for deep cleaning.
- Baking Soda Soak – Fill the pot with warm water and add 1/4 cup of baking soda. Allow the pot to sit for at least an hour or overnight. The baking soda will help to remove stubborn stains.
- Vinegar Soak – Fill the pot with warm water and add 1/4 cup of white vinegar. Allow the pot to sit for at least an hour or overnight. The vinegar will help to loosen and remove tough stains.
- Scrub the Pot – Using a cleaning cloth, soft sponge, or a soft bristled brush, softly scrub the pot to remove any remaining stains. Be gentle as scrubbing too hard may damage the glass.
- Rinse the Pot – Rinse the pot with warm water to remove any residue or baking soda or vinegar that may be left behind.
- Dry the Pot – After rinsing, thoroughly dry the pot with a clean cloth.
- Be sure to avoid using any abrasive cleaners such as steel wool or harsh chemicals as these may damage the glass.
- For best results, clean your glass coffee pot on a daily basis. This will help to keep it looking its best and minimize the need for deep cleaning.