The Dirty Ice Maker: Keeping your Customers and Staff Safe

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Dirty Ice Maker

Many people don’t think of ice as a potential health safety issue. However, ice is considered to be a food according to the FDA, so a dirty ice maker can lead to big code violations in both Kansas and Missouri. This means that there needs to be the same consideration for ice that there is for food when it comes to contamination and safety. Learn how to keep your ice machine as clean as possible and avoid a dirty, contaminated ice supply.

An Easy Guide to Cleaning Your Manitowoc Ice Machine

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Cleaning a Manitowoc Ice Maker
Keeping your ice machine consistently clean should be your number one priority because no one wants dirty ice. Keeping up with cleaning your Manitowoc ice maker not only helps you maintain a sanitary ice supply for your Kansas/Missouri business, but it also helps the machine to run efficiently. If your ice machine is kept clean, it will produce ice more consistently. When ... Read More

A Simple Guide to Hoshizaki Ice Machine Cleaning

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Hoshizaki ice machine cleaning

It’s important to keep ice machines clean so that customers or employees can have safe, sanitary ice. In order to clean a Hoshizaki ice maker properly and avoid health code violations, it requires both disinfecting and sanitizing. Going above and beyond when taking care of your machine will help keep your ice supply safe and ready for use.

Coronavirus: How to Keep Your Employees and Customers Safe

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Coronavirus Ice Machine
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

Ice Maker Installation: How to Avoid Dangerous Microclimates

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Ice Maker Installation

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.

The Effects of Hard Water in Your Ice Maker

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Hard water in your ice maker
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