Fill the electric kettle with 1/2 inch of distilled white vinegar. Turn on the electric kettle.
Bring the white vinegar to a boil. Turn off the kettle. Carefully pour the white vinegar from the kettle into the sink.
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 until hard-water residue is gone.
Rinse out the kettle with hot water and wipe the kettle's interior dry with a soft, lint-free cloth.
Things You Will Need
- Distilled white vinegar
- Soft, lint-free cleaning cloth
- Clean the kettle with white vinegar on a weekly basis to prevent future buildup of mineral deposits.