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Brewing Joy: Ensuring Your Coffee Machine Survives the Holiday Rush

Posted on 30/11/2023 by Kate Dickinson
Estimated reading time: 1 min read
Categories: HORECA

The holiday season is a magical time filled with festive decorations, cozy gatherings, and the sweet aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafting through the air. However, the last thing you want during this busy time of year is for your coffee machine to break down. Here are some tips to ensure it keeps brewing joy throughout the holiday season.

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1. Regular Maintenance: Just like Santa’s sleigh, your coffee machine needs regular maintenance to stay in tip-top shape. Clean it, descale it, and replace any worn-out parts. Make sure to follow the manufacturer’s maintenance recommendations to keep your machine running smoothly.

2. Stock Up on Supplies: Don’t let a shortage of coffee beans, filters, or cleaning supplies catch you off guard during the holidays. Stock up in advance, so you’re always ready for that next cup of holiday cheer.

3. Professional Tune-Up: If your coffee machine hasn’t seen a professional in a while, consider scheduling a service check before the holiday season hits. A professional can spot potential issues and address them before they become major problems.

4. Follow the Manual: Most coffee machines come with user manuals that provide essential information on usage, cleaning, and troubleshooting. Keep the manual handy and follow the instructions to avoid common issues.

5. Mind the Water Quality: The quality of water you use can affect your coffee machine’s performance. Hard water can cause mineral buildup, so consider using filtered or distilled water to extend the life of your machine.

6. Watch for Warning Signs: Be attentive to any unusual noises, slow brewing, or other signs of trouble. Early detection can prevent a minor issue from becoming a major malfunction.

7. Teach Others: If you have new staff members, make sure they know how to use your coffee machine. This can help prevent user errors that may lead to malfunctions.

By taking these precautions and staying vigilant, you can ensure that your coffee machine remains your faithful companion throughout the busiest time of the year!

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