So you’ve bought a shiny new dishwasher, upgraded your washing machine, installed a new steam oven, and your Nespresso machine has just been delivered. As you enjoy these modern contraptions and the conveniences they bring, remember they need to be similarly cared for: they all need descaling.
You may ask – what is descaling and why is it important? Maybe you’ve heard that it’s only necessary in places with hard water. So do we really need to descale in Singapore?
Let’s face it, not many of us will query or place weight on the maintenance aspect of an appliance when making a purchase decision. But everyone buys an appliance expecting it to last at least a couple of years, so it makes sense to know or learn how to maintain your appliance, so that in turn, it will serve you well.
Where does descaling factor in for these white goods? Let’s start at the beginning.