[Homeroast] Gene Cafe Cleaning

Frank Parth fparth at mac.com
Mon May 31 09:26:31 CDT 2010

Tried it. Didn't work. Simple Green didn't even touch it so I'm looking for something stronger. But thanks for the idea.


>  I use SimpleGreen on a paper towel to clean the inside of my chamber.
>  Oh yeah - and the ever-indulgent wife's dainty little hand that will actually *fit* into there.  If she's not 
> available I push it around as best I can with a chopstick.
>  At 11:37 AM 5/30/2010, you wrote:
>>  About a year ago my GC was just not heating up properly. I contacted Tom Skaling, and he suggested that the outflow 
>> filter was probably clogged. He suggested boiling it in hot water to remove all the gunk that accumulates in there. 
>> It worked perfectly.
>>  Now I'm wondering about the chamber itself. It's gotten pretty gunked up over the hundreds of pounds of coffee I've 
>> roasted, and simple cleaning won't work.
>>  Since it's heat resistant glass (Pyrex?), plastic, and a couple of screws, would it hurt to boil it also? Would that 
>> remove the brown crud on the inside?
>>  Frank Parth
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