BLOG

cothas-logo

 

5 things you should know before buying a coffee machine
May 23, 2018

5 things you should know before buying a coffee machine
For coffeeholics, the perfect cup of coffee is the definition of a good life. Especially that freshly brewed morning coffee is something that makes their day. Today, the coffee culture has evolved so much that there are hundreds of different options available to make your favourite cup of coffee and each person’s taste and preferences are different. To have a constant supply of good coffee that is in accordance with their taste, more and more people are opting to buy coffee machines for their homes and offices.
If you are planning to go for it too, read on to check out some basic questions you need to ask yourself to make the right choice and buy the right coffee machine.

The purpose of the coffee machine

This obviously defines the whole point of your decision to buy a coffee machine. You might want to buy one to save time during the morning rush or you might want to buy a coffee machine to get better coffee compared to the one that you make from scratch. Also, there is a lot of difference between buying a machine for office-use and buying one for home use. Clarity of the purpose of the coffee machine will help you narrow down your choices and also lets you reaffirm your decision to buy one.

The type of coffee machine you want

There is an amazing range of coffee machines available in the market. There are espresso makers, cappuccino makers, filter coffee machines and a lot more. The type of machine that you want will depend on your coffee preferences. If the machine is going to cater to multiple people, you have to consider all their preferences before you zero down on the type of coffee machine you are going to buy. There are advanced coffee machines too that have a menu of different types of coffees.

How many cups of joe do you need?

Choosing a machine with the right capacity is important. A coffee machine needs to be maintained well for it to function properly and if you buy a machine of larger capacity you should be equipped to spend more time in maintaining it too. So, think about the average number of cups you will need per day and make a decision based on that.

What brand and specification is ideal for you?

As you narrow down your choices further, choose the brand that appeals to you. Look up for reviews or ask fellow coffeeholics for recommendations. Also, the materials vary with specifications. From glass to stainless steel, there are a lot of small details that you will have to choose. Though these look small now, they play an important role when you use the machine every day.

Service facilities are very important

You don’t want to search for service facilities after the machine breaks down. Especially if you are buying a coffee machine for the first time, it is wise to keep yourself equipped for breakdowns or repairs. Keep details of service centres ready to tackle any emergencies post the purchase of the coffee machine.