Tech Tips

How your Grinder Affects Coffee Flavor

How your Grinder Affects Coffee Flavor

by Whole Latte Love August 02, 2019

Bitter, weak, bland, no crema, over extracted, terrible smelling, just plain awful tasting espresso! Sound familiar?
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How To Determine If Your Water Will Cause Scaling in Espresso Machines

by Whole Latte Love June 22, 2017

Scale is the enemy of espresso machine boilers. It can clog plumbing and reduce heating efficiency resulting in problems like slow or no brew water flow and poor steam...
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Steam Valve Replacement

by Whole Latte Love March 16, 2017

Is the steam valve on your Gaggia Classic leaking excessively? Please read the entire instructions below!
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How to Determine if a Thermostat or Fuse Repair is Needed

by Whole Latte Love August 30, 2016

Well we all know winter is here, right? And with the exception of some states in the south and southwest, we are all feeling the chill. Not too fun, is it? Well, the n...
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Temperature Stability On A Heat Exchange Espresso Machine

by Whole Latte Love August 19, 2016

Most prosumer espresso machine’s with a heat exchanger boiler and E61 brew group require a significant cooling flush before an extraction to get to the proper brew tem...
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Descale Products: Preventative Maintenance For Your Espresso Machine

by Whole Latte Love August 19, 2016

If it heats water, it creates scale. Call it calcification, lime scale...whatever you want but for home espresso and coffee makers it’s the stuff that clogs-up boilers...
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How To Descale a Heat Exchange Espresso Machine

by Whole Latte Love August 19, 2016

A pretty frequent question we get is “how do I descale a heat exchange espresso machine like my ECM Technika IV?” Well, we’ve got a step by step guide on how to descal...
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