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Ice Storage Bins: Can You Get the Wrong Sized Ice Storage Bin?

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Can You Get The Wrong Sized Ice Storage Bin?Ice-O-Matic is the leading provider of ice machines, and we’re proud to partner with them for over 40 years. Not only do they provide the best approach to handling, but they also offer some of the highest quality and most durable ice storage bins. Considerate designs, extra-large doors, and industrial foam insulation …

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How To Prepare Your Ice Machine For Those Hot MidSouth Summer Months

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How To Prepare Your Ice Machine For Those Hot MidSouth Summer MonthsIce machines need to stay cool too. It’s not fun when you’re out in heat hours per day or stuck in a stuffy room without any airflow, right? You’ll become sluggish, tired, and dehydrated. That’s pretty much how your ice machine feels in the same conditions. Your ice machine can’t …

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Ask The Experts: How To Rent an Ice Machine For Your Business

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Ask The Experts: How To Rent an Ice Machine For Your BusinessSo…you need an ice machine. If you’re in our service area, we have ice machines to offer! But hold on: just because you need an ice machine doesn’t mean you can afford the upfront cost, does it? After all, an ice machine is a big commitment. There has to …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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The Science Behind What Happens When You Place Dry Ice in Water

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The Science Behind What Happens When You Place Dry Ice in WaterYou’ve seen the videos. People toss dry ice of all sizes into cups, smashing it onto the ground, or even filling entire residential pools with massive blocks of dry ice. Dry ice is incredibly compelling to watch. It’s why so many content creators rake up millions of views every …

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Is Ice Bad For You? An Overview of Ice Safety, Nutrition, and Application

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IS ICE BAD FOR YOU? AN OVERVIEW OF ICE SAFETY, NUTRITION, and APPLICATIONIce is food. It needs to be treated as such! Do you forget to wipe down your prep area before and during the big rush? What about your kitchen counter after a nice meal? Of course not. That same level of routine and consistency needs to be applied …

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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 …