The importance of cleaning your coffee machine

Anna Kerwick @ 2019-08-26 14:30:48 +1000

If you have a coffee machine at home and strive to make great tasting fresh espresso with it, then you have taken the first steps in becoming a fully-fledged home barista.

Like any other job, deciding to become a home barista comes with responsibilities, and cleaning your coffee machine is the biggest one, because your coffee machine can only give you so many coffees without needing some TLC.

Give something back to your beloved coffee machine to ensure it keeps on delivering the coffee you love.

Through this simple act, not only will you be adding years onto the life of your much-loved machine, but you’ll also be guaranteeing cup after cup of great tasting quality coffee.


The benefits of a clean machine
It’s a terrible thing to suffer through bad coffee, so keep an eye out for these 5 signs that your machine clean is overdue.

Ultimately, cleaning your machine will save power and help you avoid costly repairs or a full replacement of your coffee machine.

By doing a little bit of daily upkeep and a regular deep clean, you can prevent the build-up of back pressure on your pump and make the element work far more effectively.


The daily clean
To make every cup of coffee from your machine a winner, there are a few things you should be doing every day.

Read how to perform a basic clean of your espresso machine here.


The descale/deep clean

Just like your car needs regular servicing, it’s very important to undertake a regular deep clean of your coffee machine so that it stays in fine working order. We recommend a deep clean of your coffee machine every 4 – 6 months, depending on how many coffees you make, to keep your machine in fine working order.

Read how to descale/deep clean your espresso machine here.