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.
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are held to a higher standard when it comes to providing a sanitary ice supply. Patients are more susceptible to infection and require the gold standard when it comes to cleanliness. We break down the best sanitizer for your hospital ice machine and how you can get one through our all-inclusive ice machine subscription.
A condenser is one of your ice machine’s core refrigeration components. When it goes, so does your ice supply. Condensers in air-cooled and water-cooled units are susceptible to dirt and other deposits. In this article, we discuss how to care and clean for your ice machine’s condenser, so you have solid ice production year-round.
An ice machine water filter protects your unit from harmful minerals and particulates that can lead to scale and freeze ups. Not all water filters are the same though. Depending on your water condition, you may have an advanced water filtration system that requires special care. We show you which water filters you can clean yourself and which you’ll have to replace.