1. Select the correct size collar for a brush. Push brush into collar.2. Insert the brush and collar onto the spindle.3. Fill bowl 1/3 of the way with warm water, Cleaner, and mix up. (Can also use dish soap as a cleaner).4. Turn on the machine and spin the brush to clean. 20-30 sec. 1-High speed, 2- medium, 3 -Low 5. Pull brush above water level and spin to dry. 10 seconds at a time- until dry. 6. Reshape your brush bristles with your fingers.