How to Change Keurig Water Filter

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think much about your Keurig coffee maker’s water filter. But did you know that changing the water filter on a Keurig can actually make a big difference in the taste of your coffee?

In this post, we’ll show you how to change the water filter on a Keurig coffee maker. We’ll also give you some tips on how to choose the right water filter for your Keurig.

How to Change Keurig Water Filter

Over the past few years, there have been several reports of contaminants in some beverages including the following:

  • caffeine
  • nitrates
  • fluoride

These are called “contaminants” because they are added chemicals that affect how well your body processes water and drinks.

Some people are very sensitive to these additives and can develop health issues when drinking liquids that contain them. The most common symptoms include

  • stomach pain
  • headaches
  • fatigue
  • diarrhea

In fact, one person may need only a small amount of caffeine or nitrate to experience full-on effects. That is why it is important to be aware of which beverages contain what and for how long you drink them.

Fortunately, you can easily prevent this illness by using an efficient water filter. There are many brands of water filters that work about the same!

This article will talk more about one such brand – Keurig. But first, let us look at the difference between filtered and unfiltered water.

What Is Filtered And Unfiltered?

You probably know already, but here we go anyway: purified (or filtered) water is water that has additional chemicals put into it to make it safer to drink. This is typically done through a process called purification.

Purified water is still a natural liquid, so does not pose any risk if you do not like the way it tastes. It also does not cause health problems unless someone is very sensitive to certain chemicals in the liquid.

Do Water Filters Really Improve Water Quality?

new water filter system

Recent studies claim that buying a new water filter system is a waste of money unless you understand how effective they are.

Some say it’s better to forget the water filter and just enjoy your drinking water because most cities provide safe, high-quality water!

It’s important to remember that although some brands of filtered water may be healthier than others, none of them help remove chemicals such as arsenic, lead, or mercury.

These harmful substances come not only from natural sources like soil and air but also from human activity.

Drinking unadulterated, uncontaminated water is one of the best ways to prevent health issues related to exposure to toxicants.

Rather than investing in a water filtration system, try using our top 10 tips for improving your oral and overall health.

Some experts believe that getting rid of all additives is more important than which type of filtering system you use.

By adding back ingredients into the water, your body has to work harder to process and eliminate these toxins.

How Do I Choose a Water Filter?

First, you want to determine if your source of drinking water contains enough minerals for your body. If it does not, you will need to supplement these nutrients in your daily routine or risk health issues due to poor health.

Water that is supplied through municipal pipes usually includes all the minerals needed for healthy living. Make sure to check this out before investing in a water filter!

If you are using bottled water as your main source of liquid, make certain it is brand-name water with no added chemicals or taste. Some companies add stabilizers to prevent the bottles from breaking.

How Do I Install a Water Filter?

First, make sure you have enough empty space to put the filter in. You will need an outlet for it!

You can usually find the back of the refrigerator or the top of the sink as common places to look for an electrical connection. If there is not one immediately available, check your waste disposal unit next. Many homes now are connected to a chimney so that burnable material gets burned up properly too!

Now that you have determined that you have an adequate source of electricity, then it’s time to get the right water filters! There are many brands that offer various levels of filtration for every budget.

Most importantly, be sure to test out each brand’s water filters before buying them!

How Do I Test My Water Filter?

Now that you have your new water filter, it is time to test it! First, make sure your machine has adequate water before adding the filter.

Second, make sure to use clean, tap water when testing your filter. You do not want contaminated water going into the machine.

Third, depending on the type of filter you have, run some water through the filter for a certain amount of time. For example, if you purchased a charcoal filter, then let the filter soak in the liquid for at least two minutes.

Fourth, once the filter is soaked and the foam has died down, take a glass container and pour your filtered water into it. Make sure to shake the container vigorously so that all of the water is mixed properly.

Now, read the instructions for your specific keener model.

How do I Know My Water Filter is Working?

water kettle tap water purification

At your local coffee shop most have heard of or use their own brand of kettle filters for making iced beverages, but what about water filters?

Mostly, they are called purification systems because they remove chemicals from the water you drink. For example, chlorination uses chlorine to make our drinking water safe, but it also includes other contaminants like bromine that can irritate your skin and hair.

These types of filters will usually include an indicator dosing system to show when it’s time to replace the cartridge. Make sure you don’t wait too long as this could result in contaminated water!

So, if you notice a decrease in water pressure, your filter needs to be replaced. You can also tell if your filter is working by looking at the taste of the water. If it tastes clean, then it’s working!

Regularly changing your water filter won’t just improve the quality of the water you drink, it will also help reduce water pollution. Depending on how often you use your machine and the quality of your water, you may need to replace it as often as every 2 months or as seldom as every 6 months.

Why Change Your Keurig’s, Water Filter?

If you own a Keurig coffee maker, then you know how great it is to have fresh, hot coffee at the push of a button. But did you know that one of the best ways to keep your coffee tasting its best is to regularly change your Keurig water filter?

That’s right – just like any other coffee maker, your Keurig needs to have its water filter changed every few months in order to remove impurities and minerals that can affect the taste of your coffee. Not only will this help your coffee taste better, but it will also extend the lifespan of your Keurig machine.

How to Change the Keurig Water Filter — step-by-step

It’s easy! Just follow the simple steps below:

1. Remove the water reservoir from your Keurig and twist off the cap.
2. Locate the water filter inside the reservoir and remove it (you may need to remove a plug or housing in order to access the filter).
3. Insert the new water filter and replace any plugs or housing that you removed.
4. Fill the reservoir with fresh cold water and reattach it to your Keurig machine.
5. Run a brew cycle without coffee grounds in order to flush out the system with fresh filtered water.

Benefits of Changing the Keurig Water Filter

The benefits of changing the Keurig coffee maker water filter are many.

  • The water filter helps to remove impurities from the water, which can improve the taste of your coffee.
  • Additionally, filtered water can help to extend the life of your coffee maker by reducing the build-up of minerals in the machine.


Tips for getting the most out of your Keurig coffee machine

Our top tips and tricks to get the most out of your Keurig coffee machine:

1. You noticed your coffee tastes a bit off, it might be time to change your water filter.
    – For optimal performance, we recommend changing your Keurig water filter every 2 months.

2. To ensure that each cup of coffee is as fresh as possible, empty the contents of the drip tray after each use.

3. If you find that your coffee isn’t hot enough, you can adjust the brew temperature in the settings menu.

4. If you’re using pre-ground coffee, we recommend using the medium grind setting.
    – For best results with Keurig’s own K-Cups, use the default fine-grind setting.


Q:  How often should I change my Keurig water filter?
We recommend changing your Keurig’s water filter every 2 months or 60 tank refills to ensure the best-tasting coffee.

Q: Where can I find replacement Keurig water filters?
You can find replacement Keurig water filters on our website or at most retailers that sell Keurig coffee makers.

Q: How do I change my Keurig water filter?
Watch our step-by-step video on how to change your Keurig water filter.


We hope this How To guide was helpful. You should now know how to replace your Keurig water filter. Be sure to follow these simple instructions every 6 months or 300 brews, whichever comes first, to keep your coffee tasting its best.