Storms can cause tremendous damage to businesses and their appliances – and that includes ice machines. We discuss what preparations you can make to limit damage to your commercial ice machine and what to do if flood water enters the unit.
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.
Where you install your ice machine significantly affects how it performs. You may know that ice machines produce a lot of heat, but it’s possible for the air around your unit to be much hotter than the surrounding temperature in the room. We call these microclimates, and in this article, we show you how to prevent them from forming.
All water contains a trace amount of minerals that can deposit and harden inside your ice machine. The result is called scale, and it can cause problems for your ice machine if it’s not cleaned out. We talk about the type of water conditions that cause scale to form and how to clean it before it ends up costing you money in repairs.
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.
Your ice maker’s air filter is an essential line of defense against dirt, grease, and other contaminants that can hinder the performance of your unit. Air filters need regular cleaning, or costly damages can occur. We identify what happens to an ice machine when you neglect air filter and the best way to clean it.