The Italian company Gaggia has been making coffee makers for more than 50 years. The company offers consumers a fully automated espresso machine which operates by the simple touch of a button. Protect your investment in a state-of-the-art espresso machine by performing regular cleaning per the manufacturer's directions.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- Dish soap
Wipe the exterior of the steam pipe with a damp cloth.
Run steam through the jet by turning the valve knob counterclockwise to release steam.
Insert a needle upward into the nozzle to make sure there are no blockages.
Rinse the filter and filter holder in warm water.
Clean the machine's body with a damp cloth when needed.
Immerse the drip tray and plate in a sink of warm, soapy water. Wipe clean with a cloth, and then rinse with water. Allow to dry before use.
Wipe the brew head seal with a damp cloth.
Unscrew the shower disc and rinse it periodically. Allow to dry before screwing it back into the machine.
Fill the tank with fresh water, and then turn the "Hot Water/Coffee" knob to "1" if the machine hasn't been used for a while. This will remove stale water from the reservoir.
Rest of the Machine
Tips and warnings
- Descale the Gaggia espresso maker every two months, following instructions on the machine descaler package.
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