Walk-In Cooler ‘Fall’ Hazards

In order to prevent falls or slips inside your walk-in refrigerators and freezers you’ll want to eliminate leaks and reduce condensation as much as possible. Some of the most common culprits behind slip hazards are … Clogged or Malfunctioning Drain Lines If a drain line becomes clogged, leaks can occur, which then creates slipping hazards.…

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Ice Machine Cleaning (Before & After)

This ice machine cleaning service was completed for a customer that hadn’t cleaned their ice machine in about 2 years (or more!). We typically recommend a cleaning at least once every 6 months, so this customer was definitely overdue. Check out some of the before and after pictures taken during this ice machine cleaning service.…

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Common Ice Machine Contaminants

Food Particles This is especially true for restaurants or cafes that do a high volume of baking, breading, or even brewing beer. Yeast, sugar, grease can easily travel through the air and wind up in your ice machine. These particles are not easily noticed and are difficult to thoroughly clean out. Mold Mold thrives in…

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Project: Beer System Install – Buffalo Wild Wings

Out With the Old, In With the New. For this project we removed the old beer equipment at a Buffalo Wild Wings location near Houston and replaced it with a brand new Perlick 30 faucet direct draw system as well as BLM-Q devices. What is a BLM-Q device? The BLM-Q is a device that generates…

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Kloppenberg Ice & Water Dispenser

A new hands free, high volume ice and water dispenser now available from Kloppenberg is a great solution for landscaping crews, construction sites, or other industrial settings where it is important to maintain proper hydration and hygiene for crews working in the heat. The short video demonstration below shows how the foot pedals can be used to dispense ice…

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Back-to-School? We’ve Got Your Back!

It is ‘back-to-school’ season and we understand that providing students with healthy, fresh meals each day is no small feat. So when the unexpected ice machine or refrigerator breaks down, we are ready to help. Whether you need a new unit, repairs, or a maintenance check, you can count on our team. As an awarded…

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Project: Sixty Vines Install – Rice Village, HTX

Flashing back to a fun project we completed in 2019 with Texas Metal Equipment for Sixty Vines in Rice Village. This project involved the installation of a three-compartment walk-in and single compartment walk-in box with remote refrigeration equipment, as well as, two remote ice machines, and the start-up of a direct draw and long draw…

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Walk-In Cooler Shopping Guide

When shopping for new walk-in coolers or freezers, there are many specifications you’ll need to consider in order to get an accurate estimate on the type of walk-in that will meet your needs and budget. We discuss some of the main specifications in this guide. Prefabricated vs. Built-In There are two main categories of walk-ins,…

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Hot-Side Start-Up & Maintenance Tips

Are you re-starting existing equipment after an extended shutdown? Or wondering how to maintain a newly purchased hot-side appliance? We’ve listed a few important reminders & maintenance tips for your hot-side equipment. Evaluate for Gas Leaks. When restarting equipment it’s important to pay close attention and make sure everything is running as it should –…

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Hot-Side Equipment Services

Don’t let the “Coolers” name fool you – we do much more than just the ‘cool’ side of commercial kitchen equipment. We have specially trained technicians that can install, repair, and service your commercial hot-side equipment. Whether you need commercial oven, stovetop, griddles, grills, deep fryers, etc. – we’ve got you covered.   Duke Warranty…

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