Daily Archives: November 13, 2012
If espresso machines had a kryptonite, it would be scale build-up. This silent killer will degrade your machine's performance over time -- inhibiting steam performance, disabling valve functionality so that leaking begins and, eventually, contributing to boiler burn out. Your options in battling it are to use a filtration system, softener or a combination thereof ... or to just plan on regularly descaling the machine.
One descaling solution on the market is the liquid formula produced by Durgol. Available in two different formats -- one for coffee makers and one for espresso machines -- these are very effective and easy to use solutions. Watch as Gail talks to us about their formulation and then demonstrates how to use it on the Saeco Aroma.