Your vending machines are significant contributors to the smooth running of your business. They make your customers happy, keep their energy up throughout the day, and bring in money for you through driven employee performances. 

But even the best machines need a little care now and then, right? That's where we come in! We're not just here to fix things when they break. We're here to help you take control and keep your machines working to their peak performance.

We have a library full of DIY solutions – video guides, tips, and tricks – crafted to equip you with the knowledge and know-how to tackle essential maintenance and cleaning. 

No more waiting on technicians or shelling out for costly service calls. Conquer maintenance challenges yourself with our FREE Vendnet DIY video library. Here’s an overview of just a few of the types of videos you can find. 

1. DIY - Clean Air Intake Grill

An air intake grill in a vending machine acts like a window, sucking in fresh air to keep internal components cool and working perfectly. For obvious reasons, dirt will be deposited over time and require periodic cleaning.

Our "Clean Air Intake Grill" video – is a quick, under-5-minute guide to fixing the often-ignored maintenance task. You'll learn why regular cleaning matters, how often to tackle it (hint: monthly!), and the simple steps to remove and clean the grill safely – no special tools required!


  • Prevent meltdowns (both literal and metaphorical)! A clean grill means your machine stays cool and happy.
  • Boost efficiency and longevity because a healthy vending machine is a profitable one.
  • Keep customers happy with fresh-smelling snacks (nobody wants stale chips!).

Click here to watch the Clean Air Intake Grill video.

2. DIY - Replacing Air Filter

Reduced efficiency, poor air quality, increased costs, overheating, unsatisfactory product quality, and malfunctions are just a few examples of what can happen if you don’t change your vending machine’s air filters. And who wants that? Not you! Keep your vending machines running smoothly and profitably by regularly replacing their air filters. The video below walks you through the easy steps to replace your Air Filters. 


  • Prevent overheating and keep your machine cool and happy.
  • Boost performance and improve efficiency for smoother operation.
  • Enjoy the peace of mind of knowing your customers are getting fresh snacks.

Click here to watch the Air Filter Replacement video.

3. Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Vending Machine

From the gleaming exterior to the hidden nooks and crannies, your vending machine deserves a spa day! Our "Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Vending Machine" video dives deep into the best practices for sanitizing every inch of your machine, keeping your customers safe and your reputation squeaky clean.


  • Protect your customers from germs and ensure their well-being.
  • Maintain a professional and hygienic image for your brand.
  • Prevent the spread of bacteria and keep your machine healthy.
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of a sparkling clean machine.

Click here to watch the Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Vending Machine video.

4. Coffee Machine Cleaning

Keep those lattes flowing with our "Coffee Machine Cleaning" video! This guide delves into cleaning your coffee machine, ensuring delicious, hygienic beverages every time.


  • Maintain the perfect taste and quality of your coffee drinks.
  • Prevent blockages and keep your machine running smoothly.
  • Guarantee your customers a consistently satisfying coffee experience.
  • Extend the life of your coffee machine for continued brewing bliss.

Click here to watch the Coffee Machine Cleaning video!

5. Bill Acceptor Cleaning

Money talks, and it shouldn't be muffled by grime! Our "Bill Acceptor Cleaning" video guides you through the safe and effective cleaning of your bill acceptor, preventing jams and keeping the cash flowing smoothly.


  • Avoid frustrating jams and ensure smooth transactions.
  • Prevent costly service calls and downtime.
  • Accept a wider range of bills for increased customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain a reliable and trustworthy payment system.

Click here to watch the Bill Acceptor Cleaning video!

6. Card Reader Cleaning

A dirty card reader can leave customers frustrated! Our "Card Reader Cleaning" video shows how to clean your card reader properly, ensuring seamless transactions and happy swipers.


  • Prevent false declines and keep transactions moving.
  • Boost customer satisfaction with hassle-free card payments.
  • Reduce the risk of card damage.
  • Maintain a secure and reliable payment system.

Click here to watch the Card Reader Cleaning video!

Vendnet isn't just a parts provider or a service company. We're your partner in vending success, supporting you every step of the way. Regardless of exposure levels, anyone can learn how to maintain their vending machines. Check out our helpful DIY Video Library to feel confident tackling any issues.
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