Notes from the Iceologist

Thoughts from our resident Iceologists and guests

What is An Air Gap? Tips from the Health Inspector

What is an air gap, and how can you be sure you have a proper air gap installation?  If you’re running a restaurant, you know that health inspections come with the territory. Although necessary, it’s no fun when a health inspector reaches for his pen and writes you a health code violation. When it comes to ice machines, most violations are easily fixable, but some […]

Ice Maker Not Making Ice? Check Your Room Temperature.

What Happens When Your Room Hits 100 Degrees? Ice machines perform best when they operate in optimal conditions, which generally means 70 degree air and 50 degree water temperatures. Unfortunately this is not typically the environment found in a commercial kitchen. Higher temperatures in a room will force an ice machine to work harder to […]

Ice Maker Stopped Working

Ice Maker Stopped Working? Check These Things First. 

Normally you open the ice storage bin, grab the ice you need, and move on. You do this dozens of times each week without giving it a second thought, but what happens when you find that your supply is lower than normal? Your first instinct may be to assume that less ice means the ice maker stopped working, however this is not necessarily the case. Let’s […]

Air Cooled Ice Machine Heating Up a Room

Will an Air Cooled Ice Machine Heat Up My Room? 

Deciding where to put an air cooled ice machine involves more than choosing a room with enough space or picking a spot that’s most convenient. Like many appliances, commercial ice machines generate a significant amount of heat. If a room isn’t properly ventilated, the heat buildup will raise your ambient operating temperature (the temperature surrounding your ice machine) […]

How to Clean an Ice Machine After a Flood

There are few things in life more disruptive than a flood. With everything you’ll need to take care of, the last thing you need is to worry about your ice machine. We understand the challenges you’re facing, so we put together a simple guide to show you how to properly clean an ice machine after […]

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The Difference between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Ice Machines

When it comes to choosing your commercial ice machine model, there are plenty of options out on the market today. You have to consider ice output, storage, size, and plenty of other factors before you make a final choice. One consideration is how and where the ice machine exhausts the heat it generates when making […]

Thanksgiving, gratitude


As we enter the holiday season, our thoughts are on what we are thankful and grateful for in our lives. Here at Easy Ice, we are thankful for our customers who trust us with their ice needs and for our tireless employees, partners and vendors who serve our customers every day. And we hear from […]

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Our All-Inclusive Subscription Features a Full-Service Restaurant Ice Machine

Do you realize how much a restaurant ice machine is really costing you? If you do the math, you wouldn’t want to own commercial ice makers ever again! The purchase price is only a small fraction of the total costs of ice machine ownership through it’s lifetime. Full service restaurants owning restaurant ice machines are […]

Manitowoc & Hoshizaki Ice Machine Options for Large Facilities

Easy Ice is revolutionizing the way large facilities maintain their industrial ice machines. As the only national provider of Manitowoc and Hoshizaki ice machines in an all-inclusive monthly subscription, Easy Ice is the preferred choice for commercial ice machines and water dispensers for facilities of all types and sizes. For a fixed monthly price, Easy Ice […]

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Most Cost-Effective Ice Machine Program on the East Coast!

Your New York City or New Jersey restaurant relies on ice for customers and employees, and you need a commercial ice machine you can count on. Running a restaurant, you want as many predictable monthly expenses as possible, without surprise costs, right? That’s why Easy Ice developed a cost-effective subscription plan for ice machines. More […]