Caring For Your Refrigeration Equipment

By December 30, 2015News


Caring for your refrigeration equipment is essential if you wish to keep your refrigeration system running smoothly throughout the new year. While you might have survived the Christmas crush, there are a couple of ways for you to make it through 2016 without having to suffer those dreaded refrigeration breakdowns.


Constant Cleaning

It may sound like a chore but trust us, one sure fire way  to keep your refrigeration system running smoothly is by putting a little time a side for a good clean. Make sure you disinfect your refrigerator with special refrigerator disinfectant around the door seals, between shelves and on the base of your refrigerator especially- these are the places most people miss and where dirt, mould and contaminated ice are most likely to turn up.

Ice makers have a particular interest in harbouring contaminated ice so it’s a good idea to take extra care when handling these machines.  Water lines should be checked regularly, as should bins and any ice dispensers, not only does contaminated ice leave a nasty smell but it can seriously harm your paying customers if consumed or inhaled.


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De-Ice Your Refrigeration Equipment

A lot of people make the mistake of believing a lot of ice in their refrigeration equipment is a good sign- that their system is obviously working. Too much ice, however, can have a damaging effect on your equipment and can seem very messy and unappealing to customers. Make sure you take time out to defrost your refrigeration system as much as possible without spoiling your stock.



Have It Checked Regularly

We understand that sometimes, with your business busy supplying your customers with quality products, taking care of your refrigerators yourself can fall to the bottom of your To Do list.

It’s important, however, that you keep on top of your refrigeration care if you want to avoid any costly damages and nasty surprise breakdowns. One way in which you can keep caring for your refrigeration equipment is by having it regularly checked by an expert refrigeration engineer in Edinburgh.

Our expert engineers are able to tell if your refrigeration equipment is in need of replacing or whether more care in cleaning is needed to reduce the wear of certain parts of your system. By allowing an expert to take a look at your refrigeration equipment at least twice a month, you’ll be saving yourself precious time and money by preventing the breakdown of your refrigerator.

If you’d like to know more about our preventative maintenance service, don’t hesitate to contact us today on 0131 210 0024 and we’ll help you keep your refrigeration equipment running smoothly throughout 2016!


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