That coffee ring isn’t the only dirty thing in your kitchen. If you’re an avid coffee drinker, make sure you’ve got a clean machine. Here are a few tips on how to clean your coffee maker. Take it from an expert and senior project manager of Consumer Products at the National Sanitation Foundation USA Today spoke with. You should be good to go as long as you follow the manufacturer’s cleaning instructions. Without routine cleaning, they can get pretty gross. Clean the water reservoir; the part of the coffee maker that stores water.
A National Sanitation Foundation study a few years back found 50% of sampled water reservoirs in coffee makers had mold or yeast.