Nestaire is an Australia-based online store that offers a wide range of products. We’re known for our handcrafted copper items and our customers just can’t get enough of them.
Whether you want a copper water bottle or are planning to switch to a copper water dispenser; we’ve got you covered. But with copper comes questions. Yes, we come across many questions on a daily basis and are more than happy to answer them.
We’ve already dedicated a blog for some of the most common questions and this is our second edition. Here, we will answer questions related to taking care of and maintaining your copper bottles, dispensers, and mugs. So, without any further ado, let’s jump into the questions.
Question 1: Am I using my copper bottle right?
Answer: This question generally pops up after someone buys a copper water bottle from our store. It’s okay if you’re not sure how to use it, we’re here to guide you. Follow these tips:
- When you receive your Nestaire copper bottle, make sure you wash it water first.
- Then, fill it up with room temperature water and close the cap/lid. Let it rest for 6-8 hours and then proceed to drink it.
If you’re not the waiting types, here’s a pro tip for you:
- Fill up your copper bottle with water just before going to the bed. This way, when you wake up, you will be able to have it first thing in the morning.
Experts at NDTV suggest if you drink copper water before consuming anything else in the morning, it balances your Ayurvedic doshas.
Question 2: My copper bottle has started getting black from the inside. What do I do?
Answer: This happens with a lot of people using copper bottles or copper mugs for the first time. There’s nothing to worry about.
The bottle starts getting black due to oxidation (when you store water in it overnight). This is a positive sign because that indicates that the bottle you have purchased is pure copper.
The decoloration of the bottle or any other copper product you have will go away once you wash it. Please refer to our “Safety and Care” page to learn about the copperware cleaning/washing process.
Question 3: Can I store milk or juice in my copper bottle?
Answer: No, copper is only meant for storing water and nothing else. Other forms of liquid such as milk or juice aren’t a good fit for it.
These food types are of acidic forms, one having citric acid and the other having lactic acid. The acids react with the copper bottle in a negative way and may affect your health. (You can look it up online, you’ll find detailed explanations on the same)
NOTE: Nestaire does not recommend customers use copper water, mugs, or dispensers for storing anything other than water.
Question 4: What will happen if I pour hot water into my copper bottle?
Answer: Don’t do that.
Copper bottles clean water with oxidization. But pouring hot water into the bottle disturbs this process. Copper absorbs the heat, making it difficult for you to carry or even gold the bottle in your hand.
You can use lukewarm water to fill up your copper water dispenser or bottle avoid using boiling/hot water.
Question 5: Can I wash my copper bottle and mugs using a detergent?
Answer: We do not advise this. Copper is natural and using detergent or any other form of soap can reduce its durability.
We suggest you go for homemade pastes to wash your bottles. All you need is lime and a little bit of salt.
There are many other ways of cleaning it and all of them are natural.
Question 6: Does Nestaire sell handmade copper bottles and products?
Answer: Yes, we do! You’d be pleasantly surprised to know that all our products are handcrafted by skilled artisans from India. Each product is a fruitful result of their effort as they’ve made them with nothing but love.
It’s because of them that we’re able to offer a line up this beautiful. Go check our tableware range if you haven’t.
Question 7: Which Copper Bottle is Better – Plain, Hammered, or the Printed One?
Answer: You can choose any copper water bottle you like. All the bottles look super stylish in your hand. They’re sure to grab attention if you carry them at work or anywhere else.
We hope all your concerns related to copper bottle maintenance and care are now answered.
If we missed anything out, please let us know with a comment. We will cover it up in our next FAQ edition. And if you’ve still not purchased a copper bottle, make sure you buy now. We offer FREE DELIVERY on all orders above $99, take advantage of it!