If you are like us, you love your tumbler and take it with you everywhere. But how do you clean your tumbler lid?
It’s an important question, and we recommend that you clean your tumbler lid regularly to ensure that your Tru Flask can help keep you healthy and hydrated.
If you aren’t (yet) using a Tru Flask Tumbler, then this guide may be a bit less helpful. The process to clean a built-in tumbler lid is a bit different than what we describe here. In fact, the differences are part of the reason that we offer our tumblers with a removable lid. For the built-in type, it may be more complicated to clean every part of your lid thoroughly.
For those who are rocking the Tru Flask Tumbler, however, we’ll walk you through how to clean your tumbler lid, from gasket to spout.
How Do I Clean a Tumbler Lid?
Even if your tumbler is dishwasher safe, we recommend cleaning your lid by hand. Have you ever noticed the pooling water or spotting that can sometimes happen in the dishwasher? You don’t want that in your lid. And you certainly don’t want a moldy or mildew-filled lid
Hand-washing can help you protect your rubber seals, and ensures your lid gets dried so there’s nowhere for mold to grow. A good soapy water soak and hand-washing can help you clean sliding tumbler lids and leak-resistant, suction-sealed, flip-top lids like ours.
- Remove the lid from the tumbler and rinse it thoroughly with warm water to remove any loose debris.
- Mix a small amount of mild dish soap with warm water in a bowl.
- Remove the rubber gasket, if possible, and soak that separately, rinsing with warm water.
- Using a soft-bristled brush, a bottle brush, or a sponge, gently scrub the lid, paying special attention to any areas with stains or buildup
- Rinse the lid thoroughly with warm water to remove any soap residue
- Dry the lid with a clean towel or allow it to air dry completely before reassembling it with the tumbler.
How often should I clean my tumbler lid?
We recommend cleaning your tumbler lid regularly. While there are some that think that cleaning every few days or even weekly is enough, our friends at Cooking Light say “Always rinse out the lid (and mug) with warm water after every use. Open and close all the parts while running the lid under the tap.” While your lid may not need to be deep cleaned every day, these easy steps should help keep your tumbler lid clean, healthy, and in good condition.
At Tru Flask, we have created arguably the best tumbler lid on the market. Our lids pass the “shake test”, the “spill test”, and are virtually leak resistant in most conditions