Category Archives: Cleaning

12″ x 12″ Interlocking NSF Certified Drying Mats – lots of uses – $5.60 + free prime ship

San Jamar VM5280 Versa-Mat Interlocking Bar Mat, 12" Length x 12" Width, Clear

12″ by 12″ interlocking bar mat by San Jamar.  These interlocking mats are versatile.  Multiple mats can be joined for larger areas and they are flexible and easy to cut to shape.  Allows for airflow under glassware.  NSF certified.

I purchased a number of these in 2015 and have since found them very handy.  I use them for drying brew day gear and glassware and also underneath my fermenter in my fermentation deep freeze to improve airflow and keep the fermenter out of any condensation that might show up).  I also use this in bottom of my kegerator.  More info on that here – Upgrade Your Kegerator – 6 Improvements

8/15/19 12 AM Central: These are selling for $5.60. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

San Jamar VM5280 Versa-Mat Interlocking Bar Mat, 12″ Length x 12″ Width, Clear


Also available in different colors and quantities – search san jamar interlocking bar bat on Amazon

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Pair of Nitrile Chemical Resistant Gloves – $5.99 + free prime ship

ThxToms Household Nitrile Gloves, Effectively Resist Oil, Acid, Alkali and Solvent

ThxToms (1 Pair) Reusable Nitrile Gloves, Household Cleaning Gloves for Dishwashing, Latex Rubber Free, Extra Large


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • High-end nitrile possess excellent chemical-resistance and puncture-resistant providing a higher level of protection against liquids, gases and sharp objects
  • 15 mils perfect thickness make work flexibly and accurately
  • Slip resistant texturing cover palm and finger bring a maximum grip
  • Latex rubber free and odor resistant flock lining
  • Ideal for almost any application including lab work, hair coloring, tattooing, food preparation, painting, cleaning, pet care, home improvement, hobbies, arts and crafts

Note from HBF: These are not appropriate for use with high temps. If you’re looking for something like that, check out Blichmann Brewing Gloves [via AIH]

8/11/19 6 PM Central:These are selling for $5.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

ThxToms (1 Pair) Reusable Nitrile Gloves, Household Cleaning Gloves for Dishwashing, Latex Rubber Free, Extra Large – multiple sizes available


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16″ Bottle Cleaning Brush – $5.99 + free prime ship

16" Bottle Brush Cleaner for Water Bottle - Long Handle Bottle Brush for Cleaning Thermos Hydro Flask Contigo S’Well Simple Modern Narrow Neck Sport Bottles Kombucha Beer Wine Decanter and Jugs

16 Inch Long Beer Bottle Brush for Narrow Neck Bottle – Bottle Brush Cleaner for Washing Beer, Wine, Brewing Bottles, Pitcher, Carafe, Glass Jars


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • More than 16” total length, you can clean almost the tallest water bottles, 8” long brush head, bendable wire make it easy to reach some curved part inside the bottles
  • Great for beer bottle, swell bottle, glass jars, baby water bottles, wine, brewing bottle, vases, decanter, tea pots, tumblers, thermos, especially the long narrow neck bottles
  • For use with all standard, narrow-neck and wide-neck bottles, such as Hydroflask, Contigo, Nalgene, S’Well, Simple Modern, Mira, Takeya, CamelBak, Blender Bottle and other sports bottles
  • Made of food grade polypropylene, BPA free and non-toxic materials, free from foreign smells, keep safe and healthy
  • Firm and sturdy handle let you feel good to hold and use, better than just thin wire handle, make the job easier, the hook provided to hang it for drying and storage

8/11/19 1 AM Central: This has dropped to just $.599.  That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found. Shipping to many US addresses should also be free with Prime Membership or a qualifying order. Some items are available in multiple variations, check each for Lightning Deal eligibility and pricing. Things Can Change… Product promotions and availability are subject to change. Lightning Deals can sell out quickly. They can also be changed or canceled prior to set publication times. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

16 Inch Long Beer Bottle Brush for Narrow Neck Bottle – Bottle Brush Cleaner for Washing Beer, Wine, Brewing Bottles, Pitcher, Carafe, Glass Jars


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Pair of PVC Coated Chemical Resistant Gloves – $6.99 + free prime ship

West Chester 12018-L 12018 Chemical Resistant PVC Coated Work Gloves: 18″ Length, One Size Fits Most, 1 Pair


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • PVC coated cotton lined glove
  • Smooth finish provides excellent grip
  • Long gauntlet cuff protects lower arm
  • Interlock lining
  • Smooth palm; wing thumb

Note from HBF: These are not appropriate for use with high temps. If you’re looking for something like that, check out Blichmann Brewing Gloves [via AIH]

8/10/19 10 PM Central: These are selling for $6.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

West Chester 12018-L 12018 Chemical Resistant PVC Coated Work Gloves: 18″ Length, One Size Fits Most, 1 Pair


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4 lbs of PBW by Five Star Chemicals – $25.71 + free shipping

Five Star PBW Cleaner (Powdered Brewery Wash), 4-Pound Jar

4 lbs of PBW.  PBW is my cleaner of choice!


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Safe on skin as well as soft metals such as stainless steel, aluminum, and on plastics
  • Effective substitute for caustic soda cleaners
  • Cleaner is very effective in removing protein soils

“P.B.W. Is a buffered alkaline detergent that has been proven to be more than an effective substitute for caustic soda cleaners. Because of its unique formulation of buffers and mild alkalis, it is safe on skin as well as soft metals such as stainless steel, aluminum, and on plastics. p.B.W. Uses active oxygen to penetrate carbon or protein soils and is not effected by hard water.”


8/10/19 9 PM Central: This is selling for $25.71.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Five Star PBW Cleaner (Powdered Brewery Wash), 4-Pound Jar


Also: PBW Price Comparisons and Buying Guidance | PBW Product Tech Sheet


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48 Position Bottle Tree from MoreBeer – $19.99 + free ship eligible

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48 Bottle Tree for storage and drying your bottles from MoreBeer

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

 

As of this posting, MoreBeer has this on sale for just $19.99. Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 order to many US addresses. Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

48 Seat Stationary Bottle Tree B511

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Kedsum 550 GPH Submersible Pump – $18.99, best price + free prime ship & Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Build

KEDSUM 130GPH Submersible Pump (600L/H,10W), Ultra Quiet Water Pump 3ft High Lift, Fountain Pump 4.6ft Power Cord, 2 Nozzles Fish Tank, Pond, Aquarium, Statuary, Hydroponics

KEDSUM Submersible Pump

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Powerful Speed Flow: Max Flow Rate: 550 GPH per hour(2500L/H), Max Lift Height: up to 10 Feet.(The length of power cord:4.6 ft)
  • Ultra Quiet:This water pump is designed for reliability and ultra-quiet operation to provide years of service,energy-saving and low power consumption.(Power: 55W,Voltage: 110V)
  • Perfect size: This profile size water pump is great to hide or disguise (Dimensions: 4″(H)*5.1″(L)*3″(W)).With no seals or messy oils ,the suction cups mounting feet for either vertical or horizontal mounting.
  • 3 Outlet Adapters: Equipped with 3 Outlet Adapters ,one is 0.5 inch, one is 0.6 inch,and the other one is 0.7inch, providing a different water flow as you desired.This submersible pump is ideal for fresh-water, salt-water, can be applied in aquarium, fountains, spout, hydroponic and pond.
  • Detachable and Cleanable:The water pump is easy to detach to clean. [NOTE: pump metric threaded fit for vinyl tubing, need a 13mm metric to 0.5″ NPT Adapter to fit for standard 1/2″ threaded PVC fitting]

 

I use a similar pump (different manufacturer, features and specifications) for a recirculating draft line cleaning setup.  Note that fittings sizes are different on this pump vs the one I use in that build.  Adjust accordingly  Another possible homebrewing application would be to set this up for use a part of a recirculating wort chiller setup.

8/5/19 9:30 AM Central: This has dropped to $19.99.  That, in and of itself, is the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Click on “Save an extra 5% when you apply this coupon” and the price drops to $18.99.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

KEDSUM Submersible Pump – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Best Brush Soft Bristle Brush for your power drill [Deep Clean Your Kettle & More] – $9.99

Beast Brush Soft 5" Drill Brush Attachment Spin Power Scrubber For Fast And Easy Cleaning, Soft Bristles For Light Stains, Delicate Surfaces, Auto Detailing

Beast Brush Soft 5″ Drill Brush Attachment Spin Power Scrubber For Fast And Easy Cleaning, Soft Bristles For Light Stains, Delicate Surfaces, Auto Detailing

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • SQUEAKY CLEAN HOME HASSLE-FREE: Forget about wasting time and energy scrubbing your bathroom and kitchen! With the drill scrubbing brushes you can have a spotless home easier and faster than ever! Just attach the brushes to your drill and let it spin till there’s no stain left in sight!
  • UNIVERSAL FIT: The scrubbing brushes are compatible with any power drill, whether it’s cordless or not, for maximum convenience! No need for an expensive new electric scrubber! Just attach the brushes to the drill you already have at home and get maximum results every time!
  • PERFECT FOR DELICATE SURFACES: No need to worry about the soft bristles of the brush ruining your delicate surfaces! In the set you will find a gray & white brush with soft bristles that will perfectly clean your windows and glass surfaces, leather car interiors and carpets! This drill attachment is also great for all light stains around the house.
  • CLEAN CARS AND BOATS: Great for detailing your autos or boats to give them a professional quality clean.

 

Note: The drill is not included.  These may be handy for deep cleaning or kettle or other brewing gear.

8/5/19 2 AM Central: This is marked down 50% from list to $9.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Beast Brush Soft 5″ Drill Brush Attachment Spin Power Scrubber For Fast And Easy Cleaning, Soft Bristles For Light Stains, Delicate Surfaces, Auto Detailing – note, multiple variations may be available, a different product may show up at this link


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Hands On Review: Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer – limited time deal!

Review Marks Keg and Carboy Washer

Here’s a Hands on Look at Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer, including a couple of videos with it in action.


Limited Time Deal, Review Continues Below

Get a Free $25 Gift Card!  As of this posting, Austin Homebrew Supply is giving away a free $25 gift card with all purchases of $100 or more.  It also stacks with items that are already on sale.  No coupon code is necessary.  The promotional gift card will be automatically added to your cart when you place $100 of qualifying merchandise in your cart.  Check AHS for current availability.  Filler Item: This falls 1 cent short.  Add on this 6 cent filler item and you’ll qualify.

Mark’s Keg and Carboy Washer

Free Shipping!  AHS is also offering free shipping on most orders of $55 or more to addresses in the contiguous US.  These two stacking deals, make this one of the best sales events I’ve seen at Austin Homebrew Supply!


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Zinsser 30″ Wallpaper Prep Tray [cleaning, sanitizing and storage]

Zinsser 98030 30-Inch Wallpaper Prep Tray


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Tip resistant
  • Sturdy with crush resistant corners

What are Others Saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “homebrew”

I use a wallpaper tray to clean and sanitize longer items like racking canes, auto-siphons, spoons, tubing and beverage out dip tubes.  It works great.  These also work well for storing longer items.  If you’re going to store things in these, I would recommend stacking a couple together to give them some extra strength.

Zinsser 98030 30-Inch Wallpaper Prep Tray


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