Mold and slime have the potential to grow in any area where yeast and moisture are present. For this reason, ice machines need extra special care to stay within health codes. In this article, we’ll discuss the environmental conditions that lead to mold and slime growth and what you can do to prevent or clean mold and slime in your ice machine.
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.
Where you install your ice machine significantly affects how it performs. You may know that ice machines produce a lot of heat, but it’s possible for the air around your unit to be much hotter than the surrounding temperature in the room. We call these microclimates, and in this article, we show you how to prevent them from forming.
All water contains a trace amount of minerals that can deposit and harden inside your ice machine. The result is called scale, and it can cause problems for your ice machine if it’s not cleaned out. We talk about the type of water conditions that cause scale to form and how to clean it before it ends up costing you money in repairs.
Your ice maker’s air filter is an essential line of defense against dirt, grease, and other contaminants that can hinder the performance of your unit. Air filters need regular cleaning, or costly damages can occur. We identify what happens to an ice machine when you neglect air filter and the best way to clean it.