March 24, 2023
How To

How to Clean or Descale Keurig Brewer?

Keurig is a beverage brewing system for home and commercial use that is manufactured by the American company Keurig Dr. Pepper. Many people who own the product usually search on how to clean the item and Descale which is usually done every three to six months depending on usage. In this article, we’ll look at how to clean and descale the Keurig brewing system.

What do you need to have?

The important essentials before we dwell into the pertinent are, Keurig 3-month maintenance kit (they include, descaling solution, rinse pods, cleaning tablets, and filters). You also need a large ceramic mug, non-abrasive cloth, Dish Soap, and Water.

How to Clean Keurig Brewer?

While cleaning the Keurig Brewer, start with the outside and gently wipe it down using a damp, soapy cloth.
The second step involves dripping the tray and removing it carefully so as not to spill any excess liquid that may be inside. Proceed to clean the drip tray and plate with a cloth.
The third step while cleaning the Keurig Brewer involves removing the reservoir and lid, cleaning both by hand, and rinsing.

How to Descale Keurig Brewer?

One of the other most asked questions on Keurig brewer is how to Descale it. Descaling means removing a coating, layer, or incrustation from limescale metal surfaces that come into contact with hot or corrosive substances. For the Keurig brewer, descaling is always advisable to be done after 3 to 6 months and helps in removing calcium deposits inside the machine.

The process of descaling stars with emptying the brewer’s water reservoir. A full bottle of Keurig’s Descaling Solutions the poured into the reservoir. The now-empty bottle is filled with water and poured in too. You should always ensure that the brewer does not have a leftover K-Cup pod inside. After all, that above is done, the next step involves placing a large mug on the drip tray, and activating Descale mode.

Activating the Descale mode varies with the model of the Keurig Brewer. For the K- Supreme model which is in use by many households, you activate the Descale mode by powering off the brewer and holding down the 8oz and 12oz buttons together for three seconds. Wait until the light starts flashing and then press the brew button to start descaling. Continue to press the brew button and repeat the descaling process until the “add water” indicator lights up.

After the “add water” indicator lights are on, the next step you should do is Rinse the reservoir thoroughly and fill it with fresh water. Run the cleansing brew again until the Descale notification turns off. Once the Descale notification turns off, your brewer is ready for use again.

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