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Ice Maker Not Making Ice? Try These Five Simple Steps

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Ice Maker Not Making Ice? Try These Five Simple StepsIs your ice maker not making ice? There are few feelings as frustrating as walking up to your refrigerator or dedicated ice maker, pressing your cup up against the lever, and hearing a faint but telltale “brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr” sound. You’re supposed to get ice. Instead, you get nothing. Or, worse yet, there’s …

Interior of an Antique Ice Box

How Did Antique Iceboxes Work?

michaelangelo Community, History, Ice Machine, Maintenance & Cleaning, Refrigeration

How Did Antique Iceboxes Work?An antique icebox is a special piece of modern history. Without its success in the 19th century, we probably wouldn’t be here! This 150-year-old and counting device kept food cold and safe to eat. And it looked dang good as it did.  Nowadays, the antique icebox is just that—an antique. Enthusiasts love, collect, repair, and showcase …

Ice in Ice machine

How Is Ice Made Commercially? How a Dedicated Ice Machine is Different From Your Home Ice Maker

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HOW IS ICE MADE COMMERCIALLY? HOW A DEDICATED ICE MACHINE IS DIFFERENT FROM YOUR HOME ICE MAKERThe process of making ice is a simple one. Grab a container, fill it with some water, and plop it in the freezer. In a few hours, you’ll have ice!  That’s all fine and good. In some cases, it gets the job done. That’s …

Girl Looking Inside Her Refrigerator

Ask the Experts: How Many Watts Does A Refrigerator Use? And Four More Answers to Common Cold Questions

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ASK THE EXPERTS:How Many Watts Does A Refrigerator Use? And Four More Answers to Common Cold QuestionsThere’s a lot of information out there about modern refrigeration. There are even more questions! We’re asked quite a few of them as we work with our community and customers, repairing and maintaining refrigeration equipment. That’s why we focused on these five common questions …

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It’s Time to Winterize: What You Need to Know to Clean and Prepare Your Ice Maker for Winter

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It’s Time to Winterize:What You Need to Know to Clean and Prepare Your Ice Maker for WinterWinter is coming. If your refrigerator, freezer, or ice maker is outdoors, you need to prepare for the upcoming temperature drop. Side note: consider bringing your refrigeration indoors all year round. We understand space can be limited, but controlled environments will extend the life …

Residential Water Dispenser filling a cup with water held by person

Your Refrigerator’s Ice Machine: Ten Steps To Clean Your Ice Maker and Water Dispenser

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Your Refrigerator’s Ice Machine: Ten Steps to Clean Your Ice Maker and Water DispenserWhen’s the last time you thoroughly inspected and cleaned your refrigerator? Our money’s on a while. Most people never think to check the cleanliness of fridges and freezers. They’re cold! How nasty could they be?  Well, it turns out, it can get pretty nasty. But that’s what …

1950s white woman standing in front of a vintage refrigerator. The photo is is not colourized.

The Birth of The Refrigerator: How We All Ended Up With One

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The Birth of The Refrigerator: How We All Ended Up With OneThis blog is part two of a two-part series from Memphis Ice about the beginning’s beginning of the refrigerator we all know and love. From ancient history to modern times, discover our ancestor’s fascinating journey to safe and sustainable cold storage.  Missed part one? Click here to read it. …

15 Old Refrigerators stored in an open space.

The Birth of the Refrigerator: Where Do They Come From?

savannah History, Ice Types, Refrigeration

The Birth of the Refrigerator: Where Do They Come From?The birth of refrigeration does not begin with the modern refrigerator. In fact, the appliance we use in our homes and businesses to keep things cold and frozen didn’t become a global household staple until around 100 years ago. Before the dawn of the fridge age, society had various natural and …

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Everest Slides to Safety with Built-in Glass Door Merchandiser Locks

savannah Product Feature, Refrigeration

Everest Slides to Safety with Built-in Glass Door Merchandiser Locks Besides keeping ice machines cold, your business bustling, and the drinks pouring, we care about our product’s safety and security—yes, even for refrigeration equipment! Lucky for you, Everest is ahead of the game. If you have a customer-facing sliding merchandiser, you can make it much more secure with a built-in …

The Memphis Ice Guide to Commercial Kitchen Refrigeration

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The Memphis Ice Guide to Commercial Kitchen RefrigerationCleanliness is next to godliness—most of the head chefs we know agree! Besides an immaculate floor for your Friday evening guests, a clean, functional, and safe kitchen behind the scenes is equally important for restaurants. High-quality refrigeration is a must for any food service, hospitality, or healthcare business of any size. Besides simply …