It is possible for diseases like coronavirus, also called COVID-19, to transfer from a dirty ice machine to customers and employees. An ice machine is not an environment where viruses thrive well. Still, when employees practice improper ice handling techniques, ice machine surfaces, and even ice itself, can transfer germs to other employees or customers. We’ve put together a guide … Read More
Microclimates are when the surrounding temperature around your ice machine is much hotter than the room the unit is installed in, making them very easy to miss. YOur ice machine could be working overtime without your ever knowing it. In this article, we explain how to avoid microclimates by following a few installation tips.
Kansas is one of many areas in the US that suffers from water with high mineral concentration, otherwise known as hard water. While drinking hard water won’t harm you, it can cause some severe problems if it enters your ice machine. In this article, we’ll show you what happens when you get hard water in your ice maker. What is … Read More
Slime and mold are something most people have encountered in their showers or sinks, but they can also grow in your ice machine as well. Unfortunately, a simple bathroom cleaner isn’t going to be effective when cleaning your commercial ice machine. Let’s show you how to clean your ice machine of mold and slime, so your ice supply stays sanitary, and your customers stay safe.
The FDA defines ice as a food, and just like food, you need to store and safely handle ice. Choosing to ignore proper ice handling and storage practices expose your customers to foodborne illnesses that will damage the reputation of your business. If you want to keep your ice clean and safe, the best thing to do is regularly clean … Read More