When looking for a coffee machine, especially for commercial use, there are many considerations to think about beforehand. Thinking through these features and other options that come with a commercial machine beforehand can help to mitigate the times that the coffee machine will have to be repaired. There are some coffee machines that are designed to allow people to make multiple pots of coffee at the same time so that regular and decaf coffee is available for use at a restaurant or other establishment. There are other machines that are made to create espresso, cappuccino and other specialty coffee drinks. Today, these different options are available in smaller versions for individuals to use in their homes. Some of the smallest versions are the coffee pod machines, which provide single serving cups of coffee and also provide easy clean up afterward.
Benefits of a Coffee Pod Machine
For those that only have one or two coffee drinkers on the home, a pod coffee machine is a great purchase. A pod coffee machine uses pods that are filters which are filled with the coffee grounds so that it is contained and easy to use. These pods are placed into the pod coffee machine where the filter goes and the water is added to the machine. In this way, the person does not have to measure out the coffee grounds in order to make the coffee, which alleviates mess. They also do not have the mess of cleaning out the filter and grounds after the coffee is made. It also alleviates the possibility of the filter container getting clogged with loose grounds and then spilling over onto the counter top.
Another benefit of a pod coffee machine is that it makes a great cup of coffee every time and will often have the ability to make it directly into a travel mug for the person to take with them on the way to work. There are some dual pod coffee machines which allow a couple to make their travel mugs of coffee at the same time to take with them to work. In some cases, the settings allow people to set the brewing strength higher for one of the cups and lower for the other so that each person can have their cup of coffee just the way that they like it. These pod coffee machines cost from about thirty-five dollars to five hundred dollars, depending on the other features that are offered on the machine.