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Who Left The Walk-In Chiller Door Open?

A common question asked in restaurant kitchens is, “Who left the door open?” Chances are, it’s not just any door being asked about. It’s often the walk-in chiller door that is left open - and that can be cold and costly. It might not be human forgetfulness causing the problem; it might be something else that you can fix easily. First Things To Check First up, check that the chiller is level on the ground and not leaning forward. If it isn’t level, then it might just be gravity causing the door to malfunction. If that’s not the culprit, a...

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Your Must-Have Commerical Freezer Maintenance Checklist

If you’ve recently bought a top-of-the-range commercial freezer, you’ll probably think it will last for a long time and rarely malfunction. If the freezer is a reputable brand, then you’re justified in thinking so. However, there are things you can do to extend its lifespan even further and get even better value for money from your new investment. By following this maintenance checklist, you’ll reduce the likelihood of costly malfunctions and breakages, and enjoy other benefits too.   Regular Maintenance Tips The first tip is to call in the experts! Keeping your commercial freezer running for longer requires thorough and regular...

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Common Chiller Problems And How They Can Affect You

Skipping the regular maintenance check-ups on business equipment is rarely ever a smart financial decision. These important assets quickly become run down when in ill-repair, costing you thousands to fix or replace. And although most business owners strive to keep their chillers in good working condition throughout their lifespan, some do not.  This can sometimes be attributed to a lack of financial resources or support needed to pay for a maintenance service or simply just forgetting to keep to a maintenance schedule with frequent reminders.  Depending on the nature of your business, it is likely that your chiller plays a...

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Preparing The Layout Of Your Commercial Kitchen According To Your Industrial Fridge

Space in any commercial area needs to be planned and implemented well as the flow and layout of a business can often be the determining factor of its success and sometimes even can be the downfall. One particular type of business that needs special attention paid to its premises is the commercial kitchen within a restaurant. The placement of expensive equipment such as an industrial fridge, the pantry area and working space all need careful consideration before installation to ensure optimal use and flow. Safety, workflow and positioning are major components that need to be evaluated thoroughly before finalising a...

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Replacing Your Commercial Freezer

Successful business output in the produce industry is often reliant on one type of equipment, the commercial freezer. It is a crucial piece of equipment in providing your customers with the freshest ingredients, keeping them in high-quality condition without altering such food in any way.  With the correct maintenance, routine repairs and proper care taken of your commercial freezer, you may be able to extend its lifespan to ensure it continues being a valuable asset to your business. But much like any other type of equipment, even with the most stringent schedule adhered to for upkeep, commercial freezers are not...

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