Cleaning a Hamilton Beach coffee maker can be done by hand or with a dishwasher. People who have Hamilton beach coffee makers need to know how to clean Hamilton beach coffee maker.
To clean a Hamilton Beach coffee maker by hand, unscrew the bottom and remove the filter basket. Rinse the machine with hot water and soap. Pour a kettle of water into the machine and turn it on to high heat. Place the coffee maker on the stove and wait until the water comes to a boil. Pour the hot water into the machine and let it run through the machine. Turn off the machine and remove the coffee maker from the pot. Remove the filter basket and rinse it with cold water. Dry the machine with a cloth.
To clean a Hamilton Beach coffee maker with a dishwasher, remove all the parts from the machine. Place the parts in a dishwasher and turn it on to the highest setting. Wait until the machine has completed the cycle and then remove the parts. Rinse them with hot water and soap. Dry them with a cloth.
For optimal performance, Hamilton Beach recommends a deep cleaning of your coffee machine once a month. Deep cleaning consists of washing the carafe and filter and descaling the inside of the machine. Regular descaling removes calcium and mineral buildup that could affect flavor and machine performance.
Place the carafe on the hot plate and close the lid of the filter basket. The carafe and filter must be empty.
Empty a PT. of white vinegar in the water tank. Check that the Hamilton Beach Coffee Machine is plugged in.
Turn on the machine. Set a timer for 30 seconds.
Turn the machine off after 30 seconds.
Time the vinegar for 30 minutes and allow it to work. At 30 minutes, turn the machine back on to start the brew cycle. Turn off the machine after the brew cycle is complete.
Empty the pitcher of vinegar and rinse the pitcher with water. Then fill the pitcher with cold water and pour the water into the tank.
Place the empty jar on the hot plate and turn on the machine. Empty the carafe after the brewing cycle is completed. Fill the reservoir with cold water a second time and run the machine for one more cycle.
Turn the machine off. Use hot, soapy water to clean the pitcher and filter by hand. Both are dishwasher safe as well.