How to clean the Bunn coffee maker? Tips and Tricks for a Cleaner Bunn

If you are a coffee lover, then you know that a fresh cup of coffee is one of the best things in life. To make sure your coffee is always fresh, you need to keep your coffee maker clean.

In this blog post, Afshin Roshanian will show you how to clean the Bunn coffee maker with some tips and tricks for a cleaner Bunn

How to clean the bunn coffee maker?

How to clean the Bunn coffee maker?

This process is simple and only takes a few minutes. Keep reading for step-by-step instructions.

How to clean the Bunn coffee maker?

How to clean the Bunn coffee maker?

How to clean the Bunn coffee maker?

Your coffee machine will work better and last longer if you take enough your time to care it.

These steps below will show you how to clean the Bunn coffee maker by the easiest way that you don’t need to know much about the coffee maker. Let’s find out together!

 

Step 1: Unplug Bunn coffee maker

Unplug Bunn coffee maker

Unplug Bunn coffee maker

Very first step in this method is unplug your Bunn coffee machine and let it cool about 2 hours or more before you attempt to delime it.

 

Step 2: Remove brewing filter and spray head

Remove brewing filter and spray head

Remove brewing filter and spray head

Next one, you need to remove the carafe and the brew filter. After that, remove the spray head by unscrewing it in a counterclockwise direction, set it aside, you should see a tube or hole for water.

 

Step 3: Insert Bunn deliming tool

Insert Bunn deliming tool

Insert Bunn deliming tool

Behind the spray nozzle, you’ll know the place to insert the Bunn deliming into. At least 6 inches needed to be insert and 2 inches remain outside the hole.

Use these 2 inches to control the deliming tool

 

Step 4: Remove mineral scale

Remove mineral scale

Remove mineral scale

To remove mineral scale, you might need some gentle force to fully all of it inside the tube. Move it back and forth at least 7 times before you pull the deliming out of the tube.

 

Step 5: Rinse your machine

Rinse your machine

Rinse your machine

Fill your carafe with water and put the brew filter on your machine before plug your coffee machine in.

When the lid placing the carafe on the hotplate to catch the water. The water will drain from the reservoir into the carafe, rising the tube and removing any loose mineral scale.

 

Step 6: Clean spray head

Clean spray head

Clean spray head

By using a soft cloth to wash the spray head, rinse the spray head and check to see if any of the holes are clogged. If so, use toothpick  to reopen the holes.

Rinse the spray head again.

 

Step 7: Return spray head

Return spray head

Return spray head

After finishing process of cleaning, screw the spray head back into place and replace the brewing filter.

Plug your Bunn coffee maker in and turn it on, let it 15 minutes to reheat the water before brewing any coffee.

How to descale a Bunn coffee maker with vinegar?

How to descale a Bunn coffee maker with vinegar?

How to descale a Bunn coffee maker with vinegar?

You’ll need to descale your machine to remove the mineral scale every 2 to 3 months, but with only water is not enough to take whole minerals out. It might be a cause your coffee to become bitter and increase the length of your brewing time.

By the way that mixing water with vinegar could be an excellent agent to use. All you need to do is dilute vinegar with water to make your cleaning solution.

 

  • Mix solution and add reservoir

A equal parts of vinegar and water, mixture to your carafe, pour this solution into the reservoir of your coffee maker and then place  the carafe back on hotplate to catch the cleaning solution.

  • Start a brewing cycle

Let your coffee maker brew for half of the time after cycle it. Turn it off , the cleaning solution is now in all parts inside your machine.

About 2 hours to let it sit, this will give the cleaning solution time dissolve mineral deposits and kill any bacteria in you machine.

  • Disccard cleaning solution

Pouring your carafe down your sink cause now it is filled with a dirty looking cleaning solution.

  • Clean spray head and fittings

Remove the spray head and check to see if any mineral deposits are clogging it. Now, use the pointed of the spray head cleaning tool to remove any mineral deposits from the holes, cleaning carefully by the long tool.

If you don’t have the spray head cleaning tool, use toothpick instead. After that, wash it with soapy water, leave it to dry and do not return it to the machine yet.

  • Finish brewing cycle

Before you turn the machine on to finish the brewing cycle, make sure that the carafe and the brew filter are back in place on your machine.

Discard all the vinegar solution in the carafe when the brew cycle is done.

  • Rinse the machine

Using warm soapy water and a rinse to clean your carafe, then fill it with water and pour the water into you reservoir and brew the water.

Make sure that you run 2 or 3 these rinse cycles until the odor is gone, it’ll bring you a fresh cup of coffee.

  • Replace spray head

After rinsed your Bunn coffee maker, remove the carafe ad brew filter and replace the spray head.

Now, your machine is ready to make a best coffee for you.

Why you should clean your coffee maker?

 

Why you should clean your coffee maker?

Why you should clean your coffee maker?

There are many reasons why you should clean your coffee maker, from a shorter brew to fewer bacteria, you’ll significantly benefit from a purified machine. Here they are:

  • Faster brew time
  • Proper function
  • Lower risk of bacteria
  • Better tasting coffee
  • Longer lifespan

How to tell if your coffee maker needs to be cleaned?

How to tell if your coffee maker needs to be cleaned?

How to tell if your coffee maker needs to be cleaned?

If you pay attention, you’ll find some of reason below when your coffee machine needs to be cleaned.

  • Your coffee maker is not producing the usual amount of coffee
  • Your coffee tastes bad
  • You hear and see the water sputtering rather than flowing freely into the carafe
  • there are stains on the inside of the coffee pot

Tips and Tricks for a Cleaner Bunn

Tips and Tricks for a Cleaner Bunn

Tips and Tricks for a Cleaner Bunn

We’ll show you three rock start cleaning ingredients that are safe and effective to use on your coffee maker, they are: baking soda, vinegar and lemon juice.

  • Lemon juice: Lemons are incredibly acidic and are known to be one of nature’s most potent sanitization tools. Its antibacterial properties allow it to eradicate sediments within your coffee maker and erase hard water stains.
  • Vinegar: Vinegar is a well-known cleaning agent, perfect for heavily-used appliances such as a coffee maker. It’s able to decalcify the interior of your machine, remove residue, and disinfect the machine simultaneously.
  • Baking soda: This is also a popular option to use when cleaning your coffee maker, as it’s cheap and can be used around the house for a variety of purposes. This cleaning tool kills bacteria, eliminates odors, and removes stains on the coffee pot.

What to avoid when cleaning your coffee maker?

What to avoid when cleaning your coffee maker?

What to avoid when cleaning your coffee maker?

There are a few things you should avoid:

  • Do not clean your machine when it’s plugged in or still hot, as this can cause injury.
  • Do not use soaps with intense scents, as this can transfer to the coffee grounds and ruin the taste.
  • Do not use cleaning products with chemicals. Doing so may hurt the machine and your self.
  • Do not start the cleaning process without first referring to your Bunn coffee maker’s instruction manual, as there could be some specific directions include that you don’t want to miss.

F.A.Q How to clean the Bunn coffee maker?

How do you clean a Bunn coffee maker with baking soda?

Add a quarter cup of the baking soda to the container, dissolve in water. Using warm water and stir the mixture together. Run the coffee maker on a regular cycle, flushing out the insides. If any lumps are remaining, your coffee maker can get clogged.

How do you clean a Bunn commercial coffee maker with vinegar?

Mixing vinegar and water and mixture it, then follow the steps below:

  1. Remove the spray head, wash and remove any lime deposits or film.
  2. Wipe away any deposits inside the spray head tube.
  3. Reattach the spray head.

How do you drain and clean a Bunn coffee maker?

Can you use apple cider vinegar to clean Bunn coffee maker?

What vinegar ever but normally white vinegar works best. However, apple cider vinegar is an effective and low cost solution, so you can also use it to keep your coffee machine clean.

Conclusion paragraph

Although the Bunn coffee maker is a durable and reliable machine, it still needs to be cleaned on a regular basis. By following the simple steps in this guide, you can keep your coffee maker running like new for years to come.

Have you tried cleaning your Bunn coffee maker recently? What tips do you have to share?

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