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Cleaning & Storage

Learn how to clean and store your AeroPress products

Can I clean AeroPress coffee makers in the dishwasher?

You can clean all AeroPress coffee makers in the top shelf of your dishwasher (although AeroPress Clear can be cleaned on the top or bottom shelf), but a simple rinse is sufficient because the plunger wipes the chamber. If your chamber ever gets stic

What is the best way to store an AeroPress coffee maker?

Always eject the used coffee right after brewing and store your AeroPress Original or AeroPress Go coffee maker with the silicone seal pushed all the way through the chamber. This keeps the seal free of compression for longer seal life.Best way to st

How do I clean AeroPress coffee makers?

For day to day use, a simple rinse is sufficient because the plunger wipes the chamber clean as you brew. However, you can wash AeroPress coffee makers in the dishwasher (top rack only, except for AeroPress Clear, which can be cleaned in the top or b

How do I clean the AeroPress seal?

Remove the AeroPress seal from the end of the plunger and wash thoroughly inside and out with warm water and dish soap. There is no adhesive on the seal, so you can easily remove it for cleaning and then replace it on the AeroPress plunger.

How do I clean build-up out of the chamber?

We suggest using full strength vinegar to clean the build-up in the chamber.  In order to use less vinegar, you can put the chamber on its side in a shallow container containing vinegar and let it soak for a few hours before wiping with a cloth and t

My seal is sticky. How should I clean it?

The sticky substance on the seal is just a combination of mineral oil mixing with old coffee oils on the seal surface.  All AeroPress materials are FDA-approved for contact with food during preparation. You can follow these instructions to clean a st