How often should you clean your coffee pot? According to Eley, rinsing isn’t good enough. The pot should be cleaned after each use, to prevent oily buildup that can affect the taste of the coffee.
She recommended using soapy water and a sponge, or running the pot through the dishwasher. To get rid of stains, add equal parts hot water and vinegar to let it soak before washing.
Every Six Months: How To Clean Your Dishwasher
You might think your Dishwasher is self-cleaning, but it isn’t. The food particles left on your dishes can actually begin to clog the drain. Pull out the bottom rack about every six months to clean out any debris that may have been left behind.