Ice Machine Details

Details about our ice machines. How do you know when it needs service? How do we guarantee clean, safe ice?

Hoshizaki troubleshooting

Reasons Why A Hoshizaki Ice Machine May Produce Smaller Ice Cubes

Are your ice cubes shrinking? Have you noticed smaller cubes coming out of your Hoshizaki ice maker? Let’s walk through why you’re experiencing shrinkage. Possible reasons your Hoshizaki ice machine is producing smaller than normal ice cubes: 1) Not enough water flowing to your ice machine. 2) There is enough water at the start, but […]

Cleaning Your Ice Bin

Simple Steps For Cleaning Your Ice Bin

Ice is considered food by the FDA and must be as sanitary as anything else you serve at your restaurant to avoid food-borne illness. Cleaning your ice bin is one of the factors that keeps ice safe. Ice storage bin cleaning is the simplest task for laymen (non ice machine professionals) as a step to […]

Hoshizaki Ice Machine Production Statistics

  Like most equipment, commercial ice machines will perform differently based on operating conditions. Simply put, it takes time to freeze water. The warmer the incoming water and the warmer the surrounding air, the longer it takes to freeze the water. The longer it takes, the fewer freeze cycles the machine can complete in 24 […]

Troubleshooting Hoshizaki Ice Machine Single Beep

Why is my Hoshizaki Ice Machine Beeping: Troubleshooting Single Beep Alarms What do you do if you find your Hoshizaki ice machine beeping instead of producing ice? If you are an Easy Ice Subscriber – the answer is simple. Call us at 866-easyice and we will take care of it! :)  If it is up to you to figure it out, here is our experience with […]

What Does AHRI Mean Regarding Ice Machines?

  The AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute) Product Performance Certification Program is a voluntary program, administered and governed by AHRI, which ensures that various types of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and water heating products perform according to manufacturers’ published claims. Products that are certified through the AHRI Product Performance Certification Program are […]

Isn’t it Smarter to Buy an Ice Machine? I Have the Money.

When you buy a commercial ice machine, the upfront price is only the beginning of the expenses…

How Much Heat Does an Ice Machine Put Out?

  So, you want to know how much heat an ice machine puts out. A few points of clarification: Remote condensers reject heat outside the building, so it generates minimal inside heat. Water-cooled machines use the water to take away the heat, so it generates minimal inside heat. So leaves air-cooled ice machines.  Heat output […]

Under What Conditions do I Need an Upgraded Water Filter or Advanced Water Treatment?

  Easy Ice defines an Upgraded Water Filter (UWF) to be a filtration system to solve specific problems affecting the ice machine.  Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) is a water treatment system that is designed to solve more general water problems dealing with a broad range of issues. Less than 2% of our customers require upgraded […]

What Other Services Do You Offer?

  We only provide products and services directly related to our ice machine subscription program. To answer specific questions, here is what we don’t do: We do not provide any other type of food service equipment (i.e. no freezers, reach-ins, etc.). We do not provide snow cone machines or frozen margarita machines. We do not […]

How do I Determine the Right Size and Model Commercial Ice Machine for My Business?

  When selecting the size and model ice machine that best suits your needs, there are three primary decisions to make: Ice type:  Cubed, Cubelet, or Flaked. Condenser type:  Air-cooled, Water-cooled, Remote-condenser. Usage/Capacity:  How much ice will you need in a 24-hour cycle. This FAQ answers the question of Usage/Capacity.  Click on the above links […]