Why are Hoshizaki Ice Makers Slow to Harvest in the Winter?

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When the temperature drops, Hoshizaki ice makers can take longer to harvest ice, which leads to lower ice production. This is a normal function of the ice maker, but there are some things you can do to help your ice maker out. In this article, we discuss the causes for long harvest times in the winter and what you can do about them.

Common Ice Maker Problems Caused by Cold Weather

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Cold weather an also have an effect on ice maker performance. When temperatures drop during the winter, it can cause a host of problems that include extended harvest times, frozen components, and bin switch failures. We identify the most common ice maker problems you’ll face in cold temperatures.

The Most Popular Ice Shapes for Businesses

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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 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.