Things To Look For In Automatic Coffee Makers: Buying Guide
by: Tracie M. Loewe
Automatic coffee makers come in all shapes and sizes. You can find ones that make regular coffee, and those that make specialty drinks like espresso or latte. No matter what your coffee fetish may be, you can find automatic coffee makers to suit your needs. Some come with coffee grinders right in the machine and many can be automatic so your coffee is hot and ready to go when you wake up for work in the morning.
You will find that automatic coffee makers will last longer if you take care of them. Always remember to turn it off when not in use to make sure a longer life. If you drink a lot of coffee, your machine will have to work harder, and you'll find yourself replacing your machine more often.
Also remember to keep it clean by running a mixture of water and one cup of vinegar though the machine once in a while. This keeps the insides of automatic coffee makers clean, and keeps the coffee tasting better. Don't forget to run water through a few times after using vinegar to make sure there is no vinegar left in the machine.
If you choose to buy automatic coffee makers with timers on them, you save at least ten minutes of time in the morning. You fill the machine at night, and the coffee will be prepared when you tell it to. So if you have to get up at six am to get ready to go to work, you might want to set your coffee maker to start preparing at 5:45.
This way, your coffee is done and ready to go. If you are impatient, they make automatic coffee makers with flow interruption. This means you can pull the flask from the machine to pour a quick cup, and the flow of coffee will stop momentarily.
Automatic coffee makers come in all sizes, colors, and varieties, so shop around. You can find a color to compliment you kitchen decoration, and a model with the features you need. There are coffee makers that will prepare full pots, models that will make one quick cup, and still others that make four cups.
Buy according to what you drink. There is no sense in making ten cups a day if you only drink three. You can also find automatic coffee makers that are moveable, perfect for camping trips, or when you are staying with friends or family who don't drink coffee or own a machine of their own.
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