Digging deeper into the world of commercial ice machines and ice machine subscriptions

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 […]

Hoshizaki Ice Machine Production Statistics

  Like most equipment, commercial ice machines will perform differently based on operating conditions. Simply put, it takes time to freeze water. The warmer the incoming water and the warmer the surrounding air, the longer it takes to freeze the water. The longer it takes, the fewer freeze cycles the machine can complete in 24 […]

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Cost of the Ice Maker is On Us – Get a Free Month with Each Referral

Easy Ice customers are often relieved (sometimes downright excited!) to have discovered the benefits of not owning an ice machine. Our customers are pleasantly surprised when calculating their cost of ice maker. And to sweeten the deal, you can earn a FREE month of service by referring a new customer to Easy Ice. For every referral who becomes an […]

Summer 2012 Food and Foodservice Trends

The place to learn about food and foodservice trends this summer was the Texas Restaurant Association’s Southwest Foodservice Expo.  The Iceologists were thrilled to participate in the TRA’s Expo in July!  Over 700 exhibitors and 12,000+ attendees filled the Dallas Convention Center for 2 full days of food and fun. Vendors ranged from equipment and services […]