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  1. Hoodmart Guide To Commercial Refrigeration For Your Restaurant Or Business

    Building out a new kitchen space or even remodeling an old space comes with a ton of planning. Planning out your kitchen space is ideal for layout, it’s ideal for productivity, and honestly it is ideal for pricing. The more planned out your kitchen project is, the less money you will have to spend. Commercial kitchen spaces are an investment, and you need to treat each purchase as such. This includes appliances such as stove tops, fryers, and your walk-in cooler or freezer. Walk-in units are expensive pieces of necessary equipment and you should know exactly what you need for your restaurant kitchen before purchasing so that you can get the best bang for your buck. There are tons of variables that come into play when choosing your walk-in cooler or freezer, and will play a factor in how you configure and set your unit up.

     

    First steps in determining the ideal set up for your walk-in unit is what you will need to store inside the unit. This will help with the major variable which is if you will need a walk-in cooler or a walk-in freezer, or even both. When items don’t need to be frozen you can go with either a cooler or a freezer set to a lower temperature, thus allowing it to be used as a freezer later down the line. But when stored items need to be stored you must go with a walk-in freezer. 

     

    Once you decide a walk-in cooler vs a walk-in freezer, it’s time to determine the sizing. How much space do you need inside the a...

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  2. Understanding The Pricing Of Walk-In Coolers & Freezers
    A walk-in cooler or freezer is an expensive investment in your business. Whether it be for a mom & pop restaurant or a high-end medical laboratory, the price of walk-in units can vary heavily in price. What factors go into the pricing of walk-in ...

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  3. The Importance Of Proper Walk-In Cooler & Freezer Temperatures
    Implementing regular maintenance for your commercial walk-in cooler or freezers is important to keeping your unit(s) working as optimal as possible. Ideally you want to check every few weeks or months that the temperature inside of the walk-in unit m...

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  4. Keeping Your Walk-In Cooler & Freezer Running
    There are countless number of operations that could require a walk-in cooler or freezer - whether it be a restaurant, commercial kitchen, medical facility, gas station, or flower shop. The application of a walk-in unit is always the same though, and ...

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  5. Walk-In Cooler / Freezer Mechanics and Technicians & How To Find The RIght One
    Investing in a walk-in cooler or freezer is a daunting responsibility in itself - it’s an expensive piece of equipment and not something you just buy on a whim. Purchasing the right walk-in cooler or freezer requires a considerable amount of re...

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