The Effects of Hard Water in Your Ice Maker

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ice Machine Care, Ice Machines 101

Hard water in your ice maker
Many places in the US suffer from water with increased concentrations of minerals, otherwise called hard water. While hard water isn’t hazardous to people, it can cause some severe problems in ice equipment. Let’s discuss what happens when you have hard water in your ice maker. What is Hard Water? Hard water is water that has high mineral content. It’s ... Read More

Simple Steps For Cleaning Your Ice Bin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Food/Ice Safety, Ice Machine Care

Having a clean ice bin is imperative when trying to maintain a sanitary ice supply. A dirty ice bin can attract mold and slime that will cost you if it ends up in someone’s drink or noticed by a health inspector. In this article, we show you how to clean your ice machine and keep it sanitary between preventive maintenance visits.

The Right Type of Water Filter For Your Ice Maker

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ice Machine Care, Ice Machines 101

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The water condition in your area can drastically affect the efficiency of your ice machine and the quality of your ice cubes. Choosing the right water filter for your area’s water condition can ensure your ice machine works properly and your ice cubes stay clear and clean tasting. We show you the different types of water filters for ice machines.

How to Clean an Ice Maker: Mold and Slime Removal

Reading Time: 4 minutes Food/Ice Safety, Ice Machine Care

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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.