Metal cogs inside a commercial ice machine

Ask The Experts: How To Clean A Commercial Ice Machine?

Olivia Marcy Maintenance & Cleaning

Ask The Experts: How To Clean A Commercial Ice MachineWhen was the last time your commercial ice machine got a good scrub? Cleaning your commercial ice machine may not seem like a high priority in running your business, but it’s actually a crucial step to keep your ice machine running smoothly!  If you’ve never cleaned your ice machine before, you’ll …


What’s The Freezing Point?

Olivia Marcy Ice Facts, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Ice Types

What’s The Freezing Point?Ice is made up of two ingredients: water and cold temperatures. On a basic level, this is true. But there are several fascinating factors that surround freezing water, and a few exceptions to the rule that make for a fun experiment.  So, if you’ve ever wondered how temperature affects the formation of ice, why some ice is …

Photo of an iceberg floating in the ocean

Why Does Ice Float on Water?

Ashley Burgess Ice Facts

Why Does Ice Float on Water?If ice is just frozen water, why does it float on top of regular water? Why doesn’t ice just sink? If you put a small pebble in water, it’ll sink. So what’s going on with ice? That’s what we’re here to answer. But before we truly understand the properties at work, we need to understand …

Ice cubes sitting on top of a bar with alcoholic beverages placed in the background.

The Ultimate Guide to Clear and Cloudy Ice

meghan Ice Types

The Ultimate Guide to Clear and Cloudy IceIce is a requirement for any establishments serving food to hungry patrons. But not just any kind of ice. Restaurants have a problem: cloudy ice is fast to freeze and simple to please. But it doesn’t look very nice. In fact, it might taste a bit funky, too. What’s going on there? It’s …

a glass of cloudy ice next to a glass of clear ice

Cloudy vs. Clear Ice

meghan Ice Types, Ice Uses

cloudy vs. clear icewhat’s the difference?Ever wonder why some ice is cloudy, and some ice is clear? Well today you’re going to find out!what makes ice cloudy?Ice that comes out of a kitchen ice machine or ice cube tray is usually white or cloudy in the middle. The reason this happens is because when water is put into a tray …