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Maintaining your Bottled Water Cooler

Bottled water coolers are an excellent way to provide clean and refreshing water to your family or employees. However, to get the best use from your water cooler, it is essential to keep it in good condition. In this blog post, we will provide tips on how to maintain and keep your bottled water cooler in top condition, as well as discuss cleaning tips and accessories that you might need.

Cleaning your bottled water cooler is one of the most important maintenance tasks you can perform. Regular cleaning helps to prevent the buildup of bacteria and other contaminants that can affect the quality of your water. We recommend cleaning your water cooler every three months, or more frequently if it is heavily used.

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To clean your water cooler, you will need a few simple tools, including a bucket, a cleaning solution, a sponge or cloth, and a bottle brush. We sell bottled water sanitation kits which contain everything you will require.¬†Start by unplugging the cooler and removing the water bottle. Empty any remaining water from the reservoir and dispose of it. Mix your cleaning solution in the bucket according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Dip your sponge or cloth in the cleaning solution and use it to wipe down the inside of the reservoir and the exterior of the cooler. Use the bottle brush to clean the inside of the reservoir thoroughly, making sure to get into all the nooks and crannies. Rinse the reservoir and exterior of the cooler with clean water, making sure to remove any cleaning solution residue.

Once you have finished cleaning, replace the water bottle and plug in the cooler. Allow the cooler to run for a few minutes before using it to ensure that any remaining cleaning solution is flushed out of the system.

In addition to regular cleaning, there are a few other maintenance tasks you can perform to keep your water cooler in top condition. These include:

  • Checking the drip tray: The drip tray collects any excess water that may spill from the cooler. Check it regularly and empty it if necessary.
  • Replacing the water bottle: Replace the water bottle when it is empty to prevent the buildup of contaminants.
  • Checking the filter: If your water cooler has a filter, check it regularly and replace it according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

At Drinkworks, we offer a range of bottled water cooler accessories that can help you maintain your water cooler and ensure that it is always in top condition. These accessories include bottle brushes, cleaning solutions and replacement filters.

Maintaining and keeping your bottled water cooler in good condition is essential to ensure that you are getting the best use from it. Regular cleaning and maintenance tasks such as checking the drip tray and replacing the water bottle and filter can help keep your cooler in top condition. At Drinkworks, we offer a range of accessories that can help you maintain your water cooler and ensure that it is always in top condition. With a little bit of effort, you can enjoy clean and refreshing water from your bottled water cooler for years to come.