how to remove calcium from a glass coffee bought

How to Remove Calcium from a Glass Coffee Pot

Do you have a glass coffee pot but the calcium buildup is ruining its performance? If so, don’t worry, it is possible to remove the calcium without damaging the coffee pot. Follow the steps below to get your glass coffee pot back in working order.

What You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup of white vinegar
  • Hot water
  • Baking soda
  • Soft cloth

Steps to Remove Calcium

  1. Fill the coffee pot with equal parts of hot water and vinegar. Start by filling the pot with equal parts hot water and white vinegar. You should use enough water to cover the areas with the calcium build up.
  2. Let sit for 15-30 minutes. Allow the vinegar and water solution to sit in the pot for 15-30 minutes. This will help loosen the calcium deposits.
  3. Scrub along the areas with buildup. Use a soft cloth to scrub the inside of the pot, especially around the areas with the most buildup.
  4. Rinse. Once you have sufficiently scrubbed the areas with calcium buildup, rinse the pot out with hot water. Make sure to get all of the vinegar out of the pot.
  5. Repeat if necessary. If more calcium buildup is present, you may need to repeat the process. Make sure to rinse {9} out the pot thoroughly after each scrub.
  6. Sprinkle baking soda on the inside of the pot and scrub gently. Sprinkle baking soda on the inside of the pot and scrub gently with the soft cloth. This will help remove any tougher calcium deposits.
  7. Rinse again. Once you have finished scrubbing, rinse the pot with hot water to remove any baking soda residue.

Once you have completed these steps your glass pot should be free of calcium build up and functioning properly. Please remember to clean your glass coffee pot regularly and follow these steps if you experience any calcium buildup.

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