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How often does a Krups coffee maker need to be cleaned?

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Krups recommends coffee makers using soft water be cleaned or descaled after approximately 80 uses. If the water is hard, then the recommendation is after 40 uses.

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How often does a Krups coffee maker need to be cleaned?
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General cleaning of the outside of Krups coffee maker is done with a soft cloth and without the aid of abrasive cleaners. For difficult-to-remove stains on the outside, use a cloth dampened with vinegar.

When descaling the inside of a coffee maker, Krups recommends filling the carafe with cold water, adding one or two spoons of white vinegar and running without a filter in the machine. Repeat this process two more times without vinegar to complete the descaling process.

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