Cleaning waterpik

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Fixmygrill
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Cleaning waterpik

#1 Post by Fixmygrill » Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:30 pm

Does anyone have any suggestions about cleaning the inside of the waterpik? I just got one and have ridiculously hard water at my house that will probably clog it up at some point.
Thanks!

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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#2 Post by bbsadmin » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:54 pm

Maybe white vinegar?

I would contact the company and ask them.

It might be a good idea perhaps for you to use distilled water inside the device instead of tap water. That way it won't get gooked up with minerals.
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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#3 Post by ashesgap » Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:56 am

Just like your coffee pot. Run the machine with vinegar, let the vinegar sit for 15 minutes, run again and then empty and rinse with water. In New Mexico I had to do that every 3 months.
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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#4 Post by kellyb » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:24 am

thanks for the tip. i will definitely try this. i have only been using my waterpik for about 3 weeks but sooner or later it will need a cleaning.

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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#5 Post by spacey8008 » Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:32 pm

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Does anyone have any suggestions about cleaning the inside of the waterpik? I just got one and have ridiculously hard water at my house that will probably clog it up at some point.
Thanks!
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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#6 Post by Speck » Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:05 pm

Very hard water outta the faucet here. I keep a gallon of distilled water under the sink and run a small amount of it through the unit after every use. Periodically, I'll put a small amount of 12% chlorine solution in the reservoir along with the distilled water.
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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#7 Post by SDFD TSchott » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:41 pm

I personally use distilled water instead of tap water in my water-pik...

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Re: Cleaning waterpik

#8 Post by DeSnek » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:19 pm

I run a mix of vinegar and peroxide through mine periodically!

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