Regular descaling of your valuable coffee machine will keep the machine working at is optimum and prevents long term damage.
BlueStarCoffee.eu sell mainly concentrated citric acid from ascaso and Pulycaff, which is food safe and wont harm the coffee machine.
It is not corrosive in any way and wont damage the rubber seals inside the machine.
Descaling in liquid format is very convenient available from both Pulycaff and Gaggia so you don't have to worry about the correct mix to water ratio and is quicker, as you don't have to wait until it dissolves.
How to use dry descaling powder:
Pulycaff, Bravilor and ascaso are very economical and easy to use,just pop a sachet into the water tank and add warm water. Warm water will helps the powder to dissolve better. Turn on machine and remove a cup of water and discard.Wait 10 min for the concentrated citric acid to do its work, and remove the scale in the boiler chamber. Then run the remaining liquid from the water tank until empty.Fill with fresh water and rinse tank thoroughly and remove 2-3 cups at ;east to remove remaining descale liquid.
Self dissolving descale tablets from bluestarcoffee.eu are an easy to use option, just pop a tablet or 2 into the water tank, wait 2-3 min and start the descaling process. They wont damage the machine, are clean and easy to use.Modeled after the Jura coffee machine tablets only much better value.
Descaling will prevent the solenoid valves from blocking,this would prevent water coming out of the group. Prevention is better than the cure and will ensure long term reliability of your loyal and reliable coffee machine.
Scale is the No.1 cause of problems with coffee machines.
- Prevents solenoids valves from blocking,
- Increases life of boiler and thermostats,
- Helps to prevent steam leakage from group
- Increases coffee cream