Who would of thought water dispensers need to be cleaned each month. According to the US government, water dispensers should be cleaned every 6 weeks to ensure the purification is 100% working. Washing your water dispenser once every 6 months or a year is not good enough. Personally, I think it is better to get it done once a year. Well, if you want to clean your water dispenser and best bottom loading water dispenser you got at your house, then follow these little steps below. There is a little procedure you have to follow that does not involved you unhooking things on your water dispenser machine. It shouldn’t take but a second to clean the container according to the US government information.
First few steps are simple for cleaning the water dispenser you have in the kitchen. Steps can work for the best bottom loading water dispenser too. First, unplug the water dispenser. You don’t want anything getting in the way of the process. Your not going to need to power the water dispenser on for now. Ok, next you need to take out your water container. Set the giant water bottle to another place. Move it out of the way for now. Now, you need to make a mixture for the cleaning process. Put water and bleach in a bucket. Don’t have a bucket then use a water jug. You got to mix bleach and water together. Only a small amount of bleach is needed. One tea spoon of bleach with one gallon of water. Judge the number of tea spoons of bleach you need with the gallons of water that you can store in your water dispenser. That was mouth full. Now your ready for the next step.
This next steps involves you wiping down the machine and pouring the mixture you made into the water dispenser. Don’t pour it in until I say so. Get yourself a sponge first and put it in the bleach mixture bucket. Then, you need to squeezes the brush a little bit and wipe all around the water dispenser. Get every spot you can clean. From the inside to the outside. Do not take anything apart yet. Just wipe the water dispenser for now. Once done, you are ready for the next step. Next step, Put some of the mixture in the bottle that I told you to set to side. Make sure to fill that bottle up with water beforehand. Fill it up with water and add a little of the mixture to the gallon. Remember, one tea spoon of bleach to one gallon of water. Do not forget. Next, connect the giant bottle the clean solution to the water dispenser. Then, allow the reservoir to be filled with the solution for 10 minutes. Call your water dispenser company and ask them where your reservoir is. Do not remove it. Do not turn on anything. Do not turn on anything. Let the cleaning solution connect to water dispenser machine and wait ten minutes. After, you are ready for the next step.
The next step is to rinse out water dispenser machine. First, empty the giant water bottle and put in regular tap water. Fill the bottle all the way up with regular water. Next, drain the reservoir compartment of water dispenser. It should be removable some how. Call company to figure out how to remove it. Still, do not turn on anything. You don’t need to turn on anything. Now, put the reservoir back in after it is rinsed out. Put it back to the water dispenser machine. Next, connect the giant water bottle with normal water to water dispenser machine. Now, turn the machine on and let it sit for 30 minutes. Your not done yet. Next, you need to taste the water. If it has vinegar in it. You got to drain all the water out by using the machine from the release knob. Drain it all out by regular using it. Then, put in another gallon of water in there and rinse it out with a normal use of machine again. Push the button that a makes water come out again normally. Make sure all the water is out. Then, add in another gallon of normal water to your giant water bottle and connect back to machine. Wait 30 minutes and it should be cleaned.