For first-time small business owners, the price of a new ice machine can be intimidating. Not only are commercial ice machines expensive, but there are hidden costs associated with owning an ice machine, like maintenance, cleaning, and repairs. This can lead new business owners to try and cut costs when it comes to sizing. Let’s take a look at the main issues with sizing an ice machine too small and why you should aim to buy larger than a 100 lb. ice machine.
You have the money, so should you buy or rent an ice machine? Sure, owning has it’s benefits, but smart business owners know that saving time and money is an important factor in running a successful business – and taking care of your ice machine wastes both.
We show you all the factors that come with owning an ice machine, and why renting is often the better alternative.
Finding the right combination ice maker and ice storage bin is harder than you think. Not only do you need to know how much ice your business needs, but you also have to understand the fundamentals of how they work. In this article, we tell you everything you need to know about sizing an ice maker and bin.