What to Look for In an Ice Machine Manufacturer

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Ice Machine Manufacturers
There are many ice makers on the market, but Chicago business owners demand the very best. The best ice machine manufacturers produce reliable equipment that keeps up with customer demand. There are many ice maker brands on the market, and the Ice Machine Experts at Automatic Icemakers are here to let you know what to look for in an ice ... Read More

Is a 100-lb. Ice Maker a Good Choice for My Chicago Business?

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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.

What Causes an Ice Maker Freeze Up?

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Ice Maker Freeze Up
You wouldn’t think ice could harm your commercial ice machine, but an ice maker freeze up can do extensive damage if it’s not rectified. Chicago businesses need to maintain the reliability of their ice machine to meet customer demand. An ice maker freeze up will not only cause your ice maker to not make enough ice, but can also damage ... Read More

How to Read AHRI Ratings for an Ice Machine

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AHRI Ratings

The AHRI rating is one way to measure how much ice commercial ice equipment can produce in 24 hours. You can also find this information in an ice machine spec sheet. AHRI is a type of metric ice machine manufacturers use to inform customers about their ice machine’s performance. In this article, the Ice Machine Experts at Automatic Icemakers show you how to read AHRI ice machine ratings and how you can increase your ice machine production.

The Best Ice Dispensers for Chicago Hotels

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Best Ice dispensers

No Chicago hotel is complete without an ice dispenser on just about every floor. A commercial ice dispenser should be a convenient and accessible way for guests to get ice. When choosing the best ice dispenser for the Chicago hospitality industry, there are a few options.

The Best Ice Machine Cleaner for Your Commercial Ice Maker

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Ice Machine Cleaner

A commercial ice machine is one appliance you can’t afford to ignore. Commercial ice machines need thorough cleaning regularly. To keep your ice supply safe, employees should follow some routine ice machine maintenance procedures. This includes wiping down and sanitizing ice machines – and you’ll need to use the right ice machine cleaner to do that.