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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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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Project: The Cookshack Install – Houston, TX

Earlier this year we partnered with Trimark Foodservice Equipment to complete the walk-in cooler and kitchen installation for a new Cookshack located on Washington Ave in Houston, TX. We received, installed, siliconed, and peeled plastic for various kitchen equipment, as well as, received and built the walk-in cooler and refrigeration system, and two Hoshizaki ice…

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Spring Cleaning: Commercial Kitchen Checklist

Spring is a season of new beginnings, so why not give your kitchen a fresh start? Here’s a quick checklist of equipment that likely could use a good cleaning… 1. Exhaust Hoods – A prime location for grease buildup that can become a fire hazard. 2. Ovens – Ovens should be cleaned pretty regularly, but especially…

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Project: Food Delivery Company Walk-In Installs

Over the course of the last couple months, Coolers inc. completed the installation of walk-in coolers and freezers for a new food delivery company with 10 facilities across Houston and College Station. At each location our team was responsible for unloading the unassembled Masterbilt walk-in units from the delivery trucks, checking the levelness of the…

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Why You Should Never Ignore Ice Buildup

You may think a little ice buildup at first is normal or no big deal inside refrigeration or walk-in coolers/freezers – it’s supposed to be cold in there, right? But, this is usually the first sign of problems such as bad gaskets, faulty doors, or other issues that can ultimately lead to more damage ……

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Project: Lakeside Country Club

C&T Design and Equipment consulting brought us in for an extensive installation project for Lakeside Country Club on Wilcrest drive in Houston, TX. Our team installed kitchen equipment, shelving, ovens, walk-in cooler shelving, stainless tables, hand sinks, tables, bar equipment,  pizza ovens, chef counters, refrigeration, beer and wine coolers, slicers, ice machines, beverage counters, and…

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How to Prevent Corrosion in Refrigeration (Part 2)

As mentioned in part 1, the most common cause of corrosion in refrigeration is moisture combining with environmental contaminants (dust, dirt, salt, etc.). We talked about dust/dirt and keeping refrigeration clean, but for tip # 2 we talk about another contaminant – acid. Tip # 2 – Cover the pickles and the onions! First and…

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How to Prevent Corrosion in Refrigeration (Part 1)

Tip # 1 – Keep Your Refrigeration Clean The most common cause of corrosion in refrigeration is moisture combining with environmental contaminants (dust, dirt, salt, etc.). Excessive dust build up on your evaporator coils can lead to accelerated corrosion. The dust that settles onto the coils absorbs moisture in the air, allowing water to now…

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Project: Mia’s Table – Katy, TX

We partnered with C&T Design and Equipment for this full kitchen install at the 4th location of Mia’s Table located in Katy, TX. The project began earlier this year and was set in motion middle of June. We were responsible for receiving and building out the walk-in freezer and cooler as well as much of…

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