5 Things to Fix Before the Ice Machine Technician Arrives

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Ice machine technician

Ice machines need preventive maintenance to operate efficiently. That means, a visit from your friendly ice machine technician at least twice a year. There are a few things you can do to make their job easy and safe. In this article, we’ll tell you which preparations you can perform to make your next ice machine service easy and safe for your ice machine technician.

What is the Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting?

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Difference between cleaning and sanitizing
Understanding the difference between cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing is vital if you want to effectively remove many diseases like E. coli or coronavirus. Whether you own a restaurant ice machine,  hospital ice maker or any other commercial ice machine, eliminating contaminants is key to ensuring the safety of your customers and employees. In this article, we’ll discuss the different processes involved with ... Read More

Does Ice Carry Germs?

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Does Ice Carry Germs

We know many surfaces can carry germs, but can an ice cube spread infection? While viruses and bacteria don’t grow on ice, employees can accidentally contaminate an ice supply with these pathogens if they don’t practice proper ice handling techniques. We show you the best way to protect your ice supply.

How to Maintain My Ice Machine Ventilation

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Ice machine ventilation

If you plan on buying an air cooled ice machine, you’ll need to give it plenty of space. An air cooled ice machine’s ventilation needs directly factor into how much ice that machine will produce. We show you how to maintain your ice machine’s ventilation to keep your ice production up.