How to Clean a SKG Juicer – 8 Simple Steps with Pictures

Juicing is a healthy and refreshing way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, and with a high-quality juicer like the SKG juicer, you can enjoy fresh, delicious juice in the comfort of your own home. However, to maintain the performance and longevity of your SKG juicer, it’s essential to clean it thoroughly after every use.

SKG A10 Juicer

In this article, we’ll guide you through the step-by-step process on how to clean a SKG juicer, from disassembling and rinsing to scrubbing and drying. By following our tips and tricks, you can ensure that your SKG juicer stays in top condition, providing you with nutritious juice for years to come.

How to Clean a SKG Juicer

Tools Needed

Cleaning a SKG juicer requires a few essential tools to make the process efficient and effective. Here are the tools you’ll need:

Cleaning brush SKG juicer
  1. Cleaning brush – SKG juicers usually come with a specialized cleaning brush that fits perfectly into the nooks and crannies of the juicer’s parts.
  2. Dish soap – You’ll need dish soap to clean the juicer’s parts thoroughly.
  3. Warm water – Warm water helps to break down any stuck-on residue and makes cleaning easier.
  4. Towels or cloths – You’ll need towels or cloths to dry the juicer parts after cleaning.
  5. Non-abrasive sponge – to scrub the removable parts with dosh soap.
Sponge and soap to clean SKG Juicer

Having these tools ready before you start cleaning will make the process easier and ensure that your SKG juicer is properly cleaned.

Cleaned SKG Juicer

It’s important to clean your juicer after every use to prevent any buildup of bacteria or mold and to extend the life of your juicer. By following these steps, you can ensure that your SKG juicer is clean and ready for your next juicing session.

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Clean the Feeding Chute

Clean SKG juicer feeding chute

Carefully disassemble the juicer, removing all parts and accessories that come into contact with the produce, including the feeding chute, juice bowl, strainer, and auger.

Rinse the feeding chute with warm water. If it has some food stuck to the sides in the inside or outside you will have to scrub with a non-abrasive sponge with some dish soap. This will loosen any food. Rinse again thoroughly.

Clean the Juicing Screw (Auger)

Clean SKG juicer juicing screw

Rinse the juicing screw thoroughly. With the help of the included cleaning brush, scrub the juicing screw so as to remove any stuck-on food. Rinse again thoroughly.

Rinse the Juicing Bowl

Clean juicing bowl of SKG juicer

Rinse the juicing bowl with warm water. Grab the sponge with some soap and start scrubbing the juicing bowl walls from the interior and exterior. Rinse again thoroughly.

Rinse the Juicing Screen

Rinse SKG juicer strainer

The juicing screen is the most delicate part to clean. Rinse it thoroughly. There will be some food in the small holes in the metal mesh.

Scrub the Juicing Screen

Scrub SKG juicer juicing screen

Grab the included cleaning brush and gently scrub the metal mesh. Don’t force the scrubbing as this may damage the metal. Rinse thoroughly again.

Clean the Pulp and Juice Containers

Clean SKG Juicer pulp container

Rinse both the juice and pulp containers. If there is still some stuck-on food on any of the containers go ahead and grab the sponge with soap and start scrubbing. Rinse again thoroughly.

Clean the Motor Base

Clean SKG juicer motor base

Wipe clean the motor base with a damp towel. Never immerse the motor base in water or any other liquid.

Air Dry or Towel Dry

Air dry SKG Juicer

After rinsing and cleaning all parts let them air dry or towel dry. If you have the time it’s best to let all the parts air dry laying upside down. If you are in a hurry or can’t let them air dry you can gently dry each part with a dry clean towel.

After all parts are dry, go ahead and reassemble the SKG juicer. Store it in an upright position and never place an object on top of it.

This completes the cleaning process of an SKG juicer. It is now ready for more healthy juicing.

Tips and Tricks

  1. Before you begin cleaning, make sure the juicer is unplugged to prevent any accidents.
  2. Never submerge the SKG motor base in water or any other liquid. This will damage the unit.
  3. Store the SKG juicer in a dry place, in its upright position and with no objects on top of it.
  4. Never use metal utensils to clean any part of your SKG juicer. The metal will scrape the plastic in the jucier parts.
  5. Don’t run the SLG juicer for more than 30 minutes continouly. If you need to run it for more than 30 minutes you should let it cool down for 10 minutes (every 30 minutes) and then run it again.

FAQs on How to Clean a SKG Juicer

How do I remove stains from my SKG juicer?

If your juicer’s parts are stained, you can soak them in warm soapy water with a tablespoon of baking soda for a few minutes. Scrub the parts with the cleaning brush and rinse thoroughly with warm water. This should remove any stains or discoloration.

Can I use any cleaning product to clean my SKG juicer?

It’s best to use mild dish soap and warm water to clean your SKG juicer. Avoid using harsh cleaning products, as they can damage the juicer’s parts. Also avoid using metal utensils as this may scratch the parts.

How do I clean the SKG juicer’s strainer?

The juicer’s strainer can be cleaned using the specialized cleaning brush that comes with the juicer. Scrub the strainer thoroughly under running water, making sure to remove any pulp or debris. Be very careful when scrubbing the stariner as it is very delicate and too much force may damage it.

Can I put the SKG juicer parts in the dishwasher?

SKG juicer parts are generally not dishwasher safe. It’s best to clean them by hand to ensure that they are thoroughly cleaned. The high temperature dishwashers use may harm the plastic in the SKG juicer removable parts.

How often should I clean my SKG juicer?

You should clean your SKG juicer after every use to prevent any buildup of bacteria or mold and to extend the life of your juicer. Best if the cleaning is done immediately after use so as not to give time to the food to really stick to the removable parts surface.

Final Thoughts

Cleaning your SKG juicer is an essential part of maintaining its optimal performance and longevity. By following the step-by-step instructions and tips provided in this article, you can ensure that your SKG juicer stays clean and in top condition, providing you with fresh and nutritious juice for years to come.

Remember to clean your juicer after every use, use only mild dish soap and warm water, and avoid using harsh cleaning products that can damage the juicer’s parts. With these best practices in mind, you can enjoy the benefits of juicing with your SKG juicer and maintain its optimal performance for years to come.

If the juicer you own is not from SKG, you can use our complete guide on how to clean the following brands of juicers:

  1. Breville
  2. Cuisinart
  3. Fezen
  4. Hamilton Beach
  5. Hurom
  6. Jack LaLanne
  7. Kuvings
  8. Omega
  9. Tribest

Happy Juicing!