What is Descaling?
Descaling is the process of removing mineral buildup inside your coffee machine. Over time, deposits from tap water can build up inside the machine and affect the taste of your coffee. Descaling helps remove these deposits and keep your machine running smoothly.
When to Descale your Nespresso Vertuo
It is recommended to descale your Nespresso Vertuo every three months to ensure optimal performance. However, the frequency of descaling depends on the water hardness in your area. If you notice a decrease in the quality of your coffee or the machine starts to make strange noises, it is time to descale.
What You Will Need to Descale Nespresso Vertuo
To descale your Nespresso Vertuo, you will need the following items: – Nespresso descaling kit – Water – Measuring cup
Steps on How to Descale Nespresso Vertuo
Follow these simple steps on how to descale Nespresso Vertuo: 1. Empty the capsule container and the drip tray. 2. Fill the water tank with 0.8 liters of water and add the Nespresso descaling solution. 3. Turn on the machine and wait for the button lights to stop flashing. 4. Press and hold the button for 5 seconds to start the descaling process. 5. The descaling solution will start to run through the machine and dispense into the cup. 6. Once the cup is full, empty it and return it to the cup holder. 7. Repeat the process until the water tank is empty. 8. Rinse the water tank and fill it with fresh water. 9. Press and hold the button for 5 seconds to start the rinsing process. 10. The machine will dispense water into the cup. 11. Once the cup is full, empty it and return it to the cup holder. 12. Repeat the process until the water tank is empty. 13. Your Nespresso Vertuo is now descaled and ready for use!
FAQs about How to Descale Nespresso Vertuo
Q: Can I use vinegar to descale my Nespresso Vertuo?
A: No, it is not recommended to use vinegar as it can damage the machine.
Q: How often should I descale my Nespresso Vertuo?
A: It is recommended to descale your Nespresso Vertuo every three months.
Q: Can I use tap water to descale my Nespresso Vertuo?
A: Yes, you can use tap water to descale your Nespresso Vertuo.
Q: Can I use the Nespresso descaling kit for other coffee machines?
A: No, the Nespresso descaling kit is specifically designed for Nespresso machines.
Descale your Nespresso Vertuo every three months to keep the machine functioning properly and producing high-quality coffee. Follow the steps outlined in this article and use the Nespresso descaling kit for best results. Happy brewing!