Pod coffee machines are probably the easiest coffee machines to clean and the DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machines are no exception to this rule. However the good news is that they are incredibly easy to clean. Your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine will need regular flushing through with water to clean out the internal pipes and regular descaling with Nespresso descaler to ensure that the taste of each and every drink you make is perfect.
Find best priceLets take a look at the simple steps in more detail, after all, you only need water and Nespresso descaler.
How do I keep my DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine clean?
Day to day cleaning is very easy and if you follow these steps to look after your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine it will look after you with delicious coffee every time. Simply pop the pod holder in the dishwasher, give the back panel and drip tray a quick wipe down with a damp cloth and voila, you are done.
If you are unsure of any of the above, take a look at the video below. It really is easy with a DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine.
There may be times when you need to remove any blockages, the below video shows you how easy it is to do this using the unblocking tool which comes with your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine.
Why do I need to descale my DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine?
All coffee machines will build up damaging lime scale over time. Descaling your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine is essential to increasing the life of your machine and importantly ensuring your drinks taste great every time!
You should aim to descale your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine every three months (max) or 400 uses but it will depend on your water hardness, if you have hard water you will need to do this more often.
Please note that some manufacturers will void the warranty if descaling is not performed regularly, so this really is a must do. Below are some of the issues you might face if you do not descale your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine regularly.
- Dripping from the spout
- Reduced water flow
- Water flow stops completely
- The machine fails to heat up properly
- Unusual noises
Descaling your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine with nespresso descaler.
Find best priceYou will need water and Nespresso descaler for this process. DO NOT and I repeat, DO NOT use vinegar to clean your machine, as it can void the warranty, only use Nespresso descaler. It is cheap to buy (you can check out prices on Amazon) and work an absolute treat.
All you have to do is add the Nespresso descaler and activate the descaling cycle.
If you are unsure on any of the above, have a look at the video which will step you through it and show you how easy it is to descale your DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine with Nespresso descaler.