Cleaners of the American brand Urnex are the number one on the market . It produces professional cleaners for coffee machines, which are also biodegradable and completely harmless to health. Read tips on how to clean coffee machines using these powders or tablets.

Urnex Cafiza powder

Backwashing of the espresso machine:

  1. Insert a blind strainer into the coffee machine lever. Pour about 1/2 teaspoon of the product (3g) and put the lever back on.
  2. Start the coffee machine in the same way as when preparing espresso for 10 seconds. Switch off, wait 10 seconds and start again for 10 seconds. Repeat this 5 times in a row.
  3. Remove the lever again and switch on the coffee machine again as for making espresso - let the water run out. Rinse the lever.
  4. Replace the lever and repeat step 2, but without detergent. Again 5 times in a row.
  5. Before preparing the first epresso, let it empty once.

Cleaning the internal system of espresso coffee machines:

  1. Prepare a bath. Pour 1 teaspoon (6g) of Cafiza into 1 liter of water , mix and immerse the filter and the metal part of the portafilter.
  2. Leave on for about 30 minutes and then take out and wash thoroughly under running water.

Cleaning drip coffee machines:

  1. Empty the coffee from the appliance.
  2. Pour 1/2 teaspoon (3g) of Cafiza® powder on 2l of water - directly into the water tank.
  3. Start the coffee machine, wait until the liquid enters each container of the coffee machine and stop the coffee machine for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove all containers and rinse with clean hot water.

Urnex Cafiza tablets

Automatic coffee machine:

Insert one Cafiza® tablet into the opening of the coffee machine and follow the manufacturer's instructions. Designed for everyday use.

Lever coffee machine:

  1. Insert a blank sieve into the portafilter and add 1 Cafiza® tablet. Insert the portafilter into the coffee machine.
  2. Start the coffee machine for 10 seconds. Stop for 10 seconds. Repeat 5 times.
  3. Pull out the portafilter. Activate the coffee machine again and rinse the portafilter with running water from the coffee machine head. Stop the coffee machine.
  4. Repeat step 2 without the Cafiza 5x tablet.
  5. Prepare and pour out a cup of espresso to ensure that any residue is removed.