The Most Popular Ice Shapes for Businesses

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Popular Ice Shapes Easy Ice

Ice comes in many shapes to meet the specific demands of each industry. Bars, restaurants, offices, and hospitals all need ice to operate, but use it for different purposes. If you’re looking for the perfect ice shape for your business, this article is for you! We break down each style of ice for different industries.

Why You Should Not Install an Outdoor Ice Maker

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Outdoor Ice Maker Easy Ice

Outdoor ice makers seem like the perfect choice for a patio bar or restaurant, but they can be a lot more trouble than they are worth. Ice machines aren’t designed outdoor installation, and doing so leads to many problems. In this article, we’ll explain why an outdoor ice maker is a bad idea.

Stackable Units: The Best Ice Machine for Small Rooms?

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Ice machines give off a lot of heat and need additional space for that heat to escape, but not every business has the required amount of space for a large ice machine. Hoshizaki has stackable machines that install on top of one another to provide extra ice production for businesses with limited room. In this article, we discuss how these machines work and whether they’re the right choice for your establishment.

Ice Machine Bin Control Tips and Troubleshooting

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An ice machine’s bin control is a vital component that shuts off your ice machine when it has produced the maximum amount of ice. All machines have one, but not all bin controls work the same way. In this article, we’ll discuss the different types of bin controls and the problems that can occur with each.

How Much Ice Do I Need for the Holiday Season?

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Holidays mean increased ice demand from customers looking to enjoy the seasonal festivities. You don’t want to run out of ice when the crowds come rushing in. Whether you’re introducing holiday specials or hosting an office Christmas party, we help to identify the busiest days during the holiday season and how much ice your particular industry should have on hand.

How Much Ice Do I Need? Choosing the Right Size Ice Machine.

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It can be a complicated process determining how much ice your particular business needs. Each business is different, and most businesses use ice for more than just drinks. In this article, we identify the factors we carefully consider when determining the amount of ice a business requires to operate.