What is an ADA Ice Maker? 

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ADA Ice Maker

An ADA ice maker is an ice machine that meets the specification outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was established in 1990. The measure prohibits the discrimination of people with disabilities, and ADA-complaint appliances are designed so people with disabilities can have access without assistance. The ADA is a federal law that extends to Chicago businesses as well. … Read More

How to Clean an Ice Machine of Mold and Slime

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How to Clean Ice Machine

Slime and mold are common in your shower or bathroom, but did you know they like to grow in your ice machine as well? Ice machines provide an optimal environment from mold and slime to proliferate. Unfortunately, a simple bathroom cleaner isn’t enough to rid yourself of mold and slime in your ice machine. But worry not! We’re here to show you how to clean your ice machine of mold and slime.

How to Protect Your Customers from a Dirty Ice Machine

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Dirty Ice Machine

A Dirty Ice Machine = Dirty Ice It’s surprising how many people don’t consider ice as a possible health safety issue. According to the FDA, ice is a food product – and you should treat it as such. A dirty ice machine can produce ice that can make customers sick and land you in hot water during a health inspection. … Read More

Top Ice Maker Problems Caused By Cold Weather – and How to Prevent Them

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Ice Maker Problems Winter

Ice requires cold temperatures to form, so you probably wouldn’t think that lower temperatures could cause significant commercial ice maker problems – but they can. Extended harvest times, freeze-ups, and cracked water lines are just some of the issues you’ll encounter if the temperature drops too far down.   Here is a description of the most common ice maker problems you’ll … Read More

Why a Commercial Ice Maker Rental is a Better Choice Than Buying

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Commercial Ice Maker Rental

Maintenance, professional cleaning, and repairs are just some of the costs associated with buying an ice machine – and they can add up! Many business owners prefer a commercial ice maker rental because many of those responsibilities fall on the rental company. Should you buy or rent an ice machine? We tell you why a commercial ice maker rental may be right for you.

Is a Commercial Nugget Ice Maker Right for My Business?

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Commercial Nugget Ice Maker Automatic Icemakers

Many different industries chose a commercial nugget ice maker over ice machines that produce more traditional cube. Nugget ice has many uses, from cooling beverages, treating injuries, and hydrating patients. Let’s discuss what makes nugget ice unique and whether your business can benefit from it. What is Nugget Ice? Nugget ice has many different names such as cubelet ice, chewblet … Read More