Machine Maintenance

Taking care of your machine doesn’t require a ton of effort, but it makes a world of difference. Regular maintenance will keep your coffee and espresso tasting good, and help your machine last longer. To find out what you’ll need to take care of your machine and how to do it, just scroll down to your category: semi-automatic, super automatic, manual or coffee maker. Then scan across the chart to see what products are recommended for that machine. And following the table, you’ll find the whats and whens for your machine’s care. (This is based on normal home usage. If you’re using your machine more than normal or in a commercial setting, consult your user’s manual).


SEMI-AUTOMATICS
  Urnex Cleancaf
Urnex Cleancaf
Urnex Cafiza
Urnex Cafiza
Claris Water Filters #7525
Claris Water Filters #7525
Durgol Swiss Espresso Descaler
Durgol
Bodum All - - -
Bosch All - - -
Capresso - - Espresso Pro All
ECM - - - -
Espressione All - - -
Expobar - All - -
FrancisFrancis All - - -
Gaggia All - - -
Grimac Royal Falcon - All - -
Isomac Relax, Venus, Super Giada Millennium, Zaffiro - -
KitchenAid All - - -
Krups All - - -
La Pavoni All - - -
Nespresso All - - -
Pasquini - All - -
Rancilio Silvia S24 - -
Reneka - All - -
Saeco All - - -
Salvatore - All - -
Solis All - - -
Comments
Urnex Cleancaf Use Cleancaf to descale your machine every 3 - 4 months. You can also use it to clean your filter baskets and shower screen. Descaling instructions can be found in your user manual.
Urnex Cafiza Use Cafiza to backflush your machine and to clean your filter baskets and shower screen.
Claris Water Filters & Durgol If you are using Claris water filters, you will not need to use Durgol to descale. If you aren’t using Claris water filters, descaling will be necessary.

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SUPER AUTOMATICS
  Urnex Cleancaf
Urnex Cleancaf
Urnex Cafiza Super Auto Cleaning Tablets
Urnex Cafiza
Claris Water Filters
Claris Water Filters
Claris Water Filters #7525
Claris Water Filters #7525
Clearyl Water Filters
Clearyl Water Filters
Jura Decal Tablets
Jura Decal Tablets
Jura Cleaning Tablets
Jura Cleaning Tablets
Durgol Swiss Espresso Descaler
Durgol Swiss Espresso Descaler
Bosch All All - All - - - -
Capresso - - S9, S8, S7, F9, C100 C1300, C1500 F7, E9, E8, S7A, S9A, Z5 ALL ALL -
Gaggia All All - - - - - -
Saeco All All - - - - - -
Delonghi - - - - - - - ALL
Comments
Bosch If you are using the appropriate water filter, you will not need to descale. Simply change the filter when the machine indicates it is time to do so. If you are not using a water filter, you should use the Urnex Cleancaf to descale when the machine says to do so. Use Urnex Super Auto Cleaning Tabs in conjunction with the cleaning cycle on your machine.
Capresso If you are using the appropriate water filter, you will not need to descale. Simply change the filter when the machine indicates it is time to do so. If you are not using a water filter, you should use the Jura Decal tabs to descale when the machine says to do so. Use Jura Cleaning Tabs in conjunction with the cleaning cycle on your machine.
Gaggia &
Saeco
Use Cleancaf to descale when your machine indicates it is time to do so. Descaling instructions can be found in your user manual. Use Urnex Super Auto Cleaning Tabs to clean your brew group as well. You can find instructions for using Urnex Super Auto Cleaning Tabs by clicking here.

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MANUAL MACHINES
  Urnex Cleancaf
Urnex Cleancaf
Gaggia All
La Pavoni All
Comments
Urnex Cleancaf Use Cleancaf to descale your machine every 3 - 4 months. You can also use it to clean your filter baskets and shower screen. Descaling instructions can be found in your user manual

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COFFEE MAKERS
  Urnex Cleancaf
Urnex Cleancaf
Durgol Swiss Espresso Descaler
Durgol Swiss Espresso Descaler
Krups DuoFilters
Krups DuoFilters
Krups NaturActive Filters
Krups NaturActive Filters
Capresso Charcoal Filters
Capresso Charcoal Filters
Kitchen Aid Proline H20 Filter
Kitchen Aid Proline H20 Filter
Bosch All - - - - -
Bunn See Below
Capresso - All - - MT500, Coffee Team S -
Cuisinart All - - - - -
Keurig See Below
KitchenAid All - - - - All
Krups All - Aroma Control Therm, Crystal Arome Time, FMF4, FMF5, FME4, FME1 Pro Aroma II Plus - -
Technivorm All - - - - -
Saeco All - - - - -
Comments
Bosch, Cuisinart &
Technivorm
Use Cleancaf to descale your machine every 3 - 4 months. Descaling instructions can be found in your user manual.
Bunn & Keurig The manufacturer recommends only using white vinegar to descale your machine.
Capresso Use Durgol to descale your machine every 3 - 4 months. Descaling instructions can be found in your user manual. The use of charcoal filters will not eliminate the need to descale, but will remove minerals from your water and improve the flavor of your coffee.
Krups Use Cleancaf to descale your machine every 3 - 4 months. Descaling instructions can be found in your user manual. The use of water filters will not eliminate the need to descale, but will remove minerals from your water and improve the flavor of your coffee.

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GRINDERS
  Urnex Grindz Grinder Cleaner Urnex Grindz Grinder Cleaner
Baratza All
Bodum Antigua
Bunn All
Capresso All
Cuisinart All
Gaggia All
KitchenAid All
Krups All
Mazzer All
Pasquini All
Rancilio All
Solis All
Comments
Urnex Grindz Grinder Cleaner This item is NOT suitable for use with super automatic machines.

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