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5 Fun and Interesting Uses for Ices In Your Home and Business

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5 Fun and Interesting Uses For Use In Your Home and BusinessIce rules. It comes in all shapes and sizes and it can serve just about any purpose. It’s great for cleaning, even better for eating. That’s what we always say, anyway.  We thought It’d be fun to run down a quick list of some of the interesting ways you …

pebble ice

Is A Pebble Ice Machine Right For You? How To Enjoy Your Favorite Ice At Home

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Is A Pebble Ice Machine Right For You? How To Enjoy Your Favorite Ice At HomeNot all ice is created equal. Some might even say certain kinds of ice are better than others. Count us as some of those people! One of our favorite types of ice to enjoy is pearl ice, also known as pebble ice, nugget ice, or …

Nugget Ice

3 Reasons Why Are Nugget Ice Makers Are “So Expensive”

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3 Reasons Why Nugget Ice Makers Are “So Expensive”Pearl ice, nugget ice, pebble ice—whatever you want to call it, it’s dang good for your family, friends, customers, and patients. It’s the ultimate crowd-pleasing ice you need to munch on to believe! But why are nugget ice makers “so expensive”?  For the rest of this blog, we’ll be referring to nugget …

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What’s the Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting?

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What’s the Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting?Maybe sanitizing and disinfecting seem like the same thing to you. Wipe a surface down, spray with your preferred cleaner, and call it a day. But it’s not that simple. Sanitize and disinfect are not interchangeable words! They are separate and necessary methods of killing germs and bacteria, removing dirt, and preparing surfaces for …

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The Pellet Ice Maker For The Home: The UGC Pearl Ice Machine from Ice-O-Matic

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The Pellet Ice Maker For The Home: The UGC Pearl Ice Machine From Ice-O-MaticPellet ice goes by many names, as do pellet ice maker products. Here at Memphis Ice, we refer to it as pearl ice. What you call it doesn’t change the fact that this ice is unique and arguably better for cooling and enjoying than traditional cube ice.  …

Clear Ice

How Fast Does Ice Melt? Why Crystal Clear Ice is the Clear Choice

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How Fast Does Ice Melt? Why Crystal Clear Ice is the Crystal Clear ChoiceHave you ever watched an ice cube melt? Have you wondered if you could change how fast ice melts? And more importantly, does that melting rate impact your enjoyment of the beverages that you pay for?   We’re going to make an educated guess: you do not like …

Pearl Ice

Bring “Sonic Ice” Home: Rent Your Very Own Pearl Ice Machine!

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Bring “Sonic Ice” Home: Rent Your Very Own Pearl Ice Machine!You can bring that drive-thru, restaurant-quality ice to your home right now. No long lines, no driving, no-nonsense. Just an ice machine that makes the Sonic ice that you know and love. And you can rent one right now for as little as $4 a day!  Sonic ice is actually …

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Ask the Experts: How Long Does it Take for Ice Cubes to Freeze In An Ice Machine?

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ASK THE EXPERTS: How Long Does it Take for Ice Cubes to Freeze in an Ice Machine?A watched ice tray never freezes. Okay, that’s not true. But sometimes it feels like forever, especially if you need ice cubes RIGHT NOW. So what’s going on? Why isn’t water freezing faster? How long does it take for ice cubes to freeze?  Under …

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Directional Freezing is a Fun Way to Create Crystal Clear Ice at Home!

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Directional Freezing is a Fun Way to Create Crystal Clear Ice at Home!Directional freezing is simple, straightforward, and quite fun to try at home. Simply put, you can control how ice freezes. By now I’m sure you’re aware of the difference between the cloudy ice in your fridge and the crystal clear ice at bars and restaurants. There’s a clear …

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10 Common Foods You Should NEVER Store in the Fridge (and Why Restaurants Don’t Refrigerate Ketchup)

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10 Common Foods You Should NEVER Store In The Fridge (and Why Restaurants Don’t Refrigerate Ketchup)Cold storage is essential for our way of life, most foods, and our limited kitchen space. However, refrigerating some products are best stored on the counter or in the pantry, and refrigeration can lead to less than desirable results. It’s easy to know what you …