How to Descale a Home Espresso Machine
We recommend descaling your espresso machine every few months under normal usage, but you may have to perform this more frequently if your water has a high mineral content. Note: Please be sure to collect the used descaling solution in a container, as the citric acid in it can tarnish metallic components.
Cleaning bean-to-cup coffee machines
Bean-to-cup coffee machines grind coffee beans on demand and offer the freshest espresso. However, these large, expensive coffee machines are probably the most time-consuming to look after.
Show your machine a bit of TLC to keep the deliciousness flowing.
All you need to do to keep those perfect coffees coming is show your machine a little love. Giving it a once over whenever you use it, as well as descaling and unblocking it every three or four months will help to make sure it’s always on tip-top form. And it couldn’t be simpler to keep the love brewing.
False belief of descaling coffee machine with vinegar
Household appliances with water heating element (such as kettle, coffee maker and tea maker) should be descaled regularly in order to remove hard water deposits (limescale).