Category Archive : Cleaner


If your morning routine consists of a quick stop at a local cafe, then you probably rely too much on your coffee maker in recent months.

Without proper care, coffee residues can defect your machine, affecting the quality of your brew and even impairing your brewing.

If you do not regularly clean the wine basket and other parts, you may notice your coffee becoming increasingly bitter. Yeast, moulds or bacteria may grow in the moist environment of the remaining coffee grounds.

How to properly clean a coffee maker depends on the type of coffee machine you have. There are many different types of coffee makers; all of them also require different methods of cleaning and maintenance, aside from making coffee in different ways.

The four main types of coffee makers are –

  • Drip coffee makers.
  • Vacuum coffeemakers
  • Percolators
  • French Press coffee machines.

The following methods describe how you can clean any coffee making machine –


Step 1

Remove the filter and any coffee grounds from the machine.

Empty the carafe of any coffee grounds.,Throw away the used filter, Pour out any leftover water.

Step 2 Rinse out the basket.

Rinse out the basket with slightly warm water. Do this to make sure there aren’t any coffee grounds remaining inside of it. If there are stuck grounds, wash with liquid soap, and then rinse with warm water. Place the basket back in the coffee maker when all of the fields have been lifted.

Step 3 Use 1-cup vinegar to 2 cups of water.

Some machines recommend a lower amount of vinegar in the cleaning solution. You can find out the recommended amount of vinegar for your coffee maker by reading the user’s manual or by merely surfing the internet.

Step 4 Create a vinegar solution with water.

Mix a solution of 1-part distilled vinegar and 1-part warm water. If your machine calls for less vinegar, use the proper amount that is recommended. Pour this solution directly into your coffee carafe. Make enough solution to fill the water tank.

Step 5 Start a half brew cycle.

Press Brew one the vinegar solution is in the carafe. Oversee the coffee maker avoid it completing the cycle. Turn off the coffee machine one the half cycle is complete.

Step 6 Let the coffee maker rest for about an hour.

It allows time for the vinegar solution to tackle any mineral and moulds. If you are in a hurry and don’t have an hour, it’s okay to let it sit for about 30 minutes.

Step 7 Finish the brewing cycle.

Turn on the Brew option once again after half an hour. Let rest of the solution brew through the coffee machine. You might notice brown or white bits in the water. It is quite reasonable and means that the vinegar solution is working on the cleaning process.

Step 8 Pour out the vinegar solution.

After the coffee maker has finished the complete brewing process, pour the solution down the sink. It’s okay if there is still some of the solution left in the coffee maker.

Step 9 Rinse the carafe thoroughly.

Use some warm water and soap to clean out the carafe. You can use a sponge to scrub, or you can do it with your hands whatever suits you. Pour out the soapy water and rinse it only with fresh water to remove soap bubbles after you are finished cleaning.

Step 10 Pour fresh water into the carafe.

After you’ve rinsed it, pour fresh water into the carafe. Do not mix vinegar with clean water. Use the amount of water the coffee maker can brew.

Step 11 Run the brew cycle three times.

Press Brew to run a cycle with only water. Allow the brew cycle to run entirely. Then, repeat the brew cycle three more times. Pour out the water after one complete cycle. Let your coffee maker cool down for five to eight minutes between the periods.

Step 12 Clean the outside of the coffee maker with remaining vinegar.

If you don’t want to wash the outside of your coffee maker with soap and water, it’s also an option to use vinegar. First, fill any bottle with vinegar. Try not to dilute the vinegar. Then, pour some of the vinegar onto a decent cotton cloth. Wipe the outer surface of the coffee maker properly. Use more vinegar if required. Finish by rinsing it with water.

Step 13 Wash the coffee pot and basket.

You can wash the coffee pot and basket with your hands or put them into the dishwasher whatever is more comfortable for you to do. To wash by hand, pour some liquid soap onto a sponge. Scrub the pot and basket. Then, rinse with water.

And there you have a clean, refreshing coffee maker with a fresh new look and delicious coffee to be brewed.…

6 Homemade Floor Cleaner Recipes

Prepare your Floor Cleaners easily at Home using some essential day to day items to make your floor look brand new, dirt and toxins free.

Are you Sick of buying expensive commercial Floor Cleaners?

Every Home, Office or any other workplace is required to be cleaned daily. But the commercial Floor Cleaners make it impossible to sanitize our floors at a reasonable cost. So, today is the day to say goodbye to those unreasonable expensive items and make your Floor Cleaner at Home. These remedies require the use of very well known and very often used daily things that are very easily accessible and can be purchased from nearby local grocery stores and supermarkets.


For making an All-Purpose Surface Cleaner,

  • Take 2 cups of warm water
  • Add ½ cup of white vinegar
  • Add ¼ cup of rubbing alcohol and mix them well.
  • Add 3 to 4 drops of Liquid dish Washing Soap
  • Finally add 5-10 drops essential oil (like Tea tree Oil, Peppermint Oil) of your choice.
  • Mix all the ingredients well for about 2 minutes.

There you have your homemade cleaner for all kinds of floors. This cleaner is highly effective on most of the joint surfaces like tiles, ceramic and glass floors. You can make and store this cleaning solution and use it for a long time.


For making homemade wooden surface Cleaner,

  • Take about 3-4 litres of hot water.
  • Add ½ cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  • Then add ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil.
  • Mix all the ingredients well for 2 minutes.

There you have your own Homemade Wooden Surface cleaner which will add a polished finish to your floor. Wooden surfaces require constant care, and for that, one must use good quality cleaners, and this cleaning solution provides bright glossy finish like they are brand.

Tip – Make sure you dry the wooden surface as quickly as possible to prevent any Wood rotting.


For making homemade Disinfectant plus Cleaner,

  • Take about 3-4 litres of warm water.
  • Add ¼ cup of Borax.
  • Mix them well for about 3 minutes.

There you have homemade floor disinfectant made in seconds.

Borax (Sodium tetraborate) is a white mineral in powdered form that has been used as a cleaning agent for many years. It helps get rid of stains, marks around the house.

Tip – Borax can be purchased from your local supermarket, or you can even order it online.


For making homemade laminate surface cleaner

  • Take 2 cups of hot water.
  • Add ½ of cup vinegar.
  • Finally add 5-10 drops essential oil (like Tea tree Oil, Peppermint Oil of your choice.

There you have your own homemade Laminate floor cleaner. It can also be handy for cleaning furniture like dining tables with laminate top, dressing tables and other home furniture.

Tip – For removing permanent marks made by a Marker or paint stains, you can use acetone / Nail polish remover.


For making homemade wooden surface Cleaner,

  • Take ½ cup of warm water.
  • Add ½ cup of Liquid dishwashing soap.
  • Add 2 cups of baking soda.
  • And finally, add two tablespoons of vinegar.

There you have a perfect homemade solution for cleaning old and dingy looking tiles of your home and making them look shining and brand new.

Tip – The junction of two tiles may contain dirt, clean them using an excess of water.


For making homemade ceramic floor cleaner,

  • Take 1 cup of hot water.
  • Add 1 cup of Liquid detergent.
  • Add 2-3 cups of baking soda.
  • And finally, add two tablespoons of white vinegar.

Tip – Change your bucket of cleaning solution often so you won’t have a dirty mop that may leave nasty stains on the surface.

These were 6 Homemade Floor Cleaning Recipes that will help to make your Cleaning solutions for various types of floors, furniture and other kinds of surfaces that you wish to have a long-lasting shining and new look.


Some of the significant benefits of using these homemade cleaning solutions include less harm to the environment and cost-effectiveness of the homemade cleaners. Detergents and other cleaning substances are non-biodegradable and stay forever in the ecosystem and causing pollution in our rivers and thus in our environment. So, by using less of these non-biodegradable substances, we can save our environment from environmental pollution, and we can thus save our world.…