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 research and duediligence, and once the purchase if made you take on the responsibility of routine cleaning and maintenance to keep it in optimal working order. If you are going to take the time to do the research and invest in a walk-in unit, you want to be sure that whoever you hire to work on and maintain your walk-in cooler is the right person for the job. Here are some tips of what to look for in a commercial technician for your walk-in cooler or freezer.


To start, make sure that whoever you hire is a licensed and certified technician. Being licensed means that the technician has passed all requirements by the state to be able to work on commercial equipment, and being certified means that the tech has taken the proper training requirements for even the most difficult repair jobs. 


Make sure that the technician you are hiring is insured. The tech should have proof of their insurance really available so you can ask to verify it before they start any job. The insurance protects you - the business owner - as well as the technician in the case of injury and damage while on your property. 


Be sure the find a commercial technician who specializes in commercial refrigeration, and look online or ask around for any testimonials or other points of reference to learn about other business owner’s experiences working with said technician. A technician that has years of experience working on a variety of makes and models of commercial refrigeration units often times means that any problem that may arise they have likely seen and fixed before.


In the end when it comes to a technician for your walk-in cooler or freezer you are going to want to find someone who specializes in commercial refrigeration and has been working in that speciality for a number of years with good reviews. Also make sure that they meet all requirements in terms of licensing, certifications, and insurance. Whoever you hire will be responsible for working on and maintaining your investment in your commercial cooler or freezer so you want to make sure that you choose the right tech. By doing the research and finding the right fit for a tech you will feel confident that any issues that arise with your unit will be fixed correctly and efficiently in no time. HoodMart provides our customers with a wide range of walk-in coolers and freezers - as well as all walk-in accessories such as door hinges, kick plates, and light fixtures. HoodMart Walkin Coolers are Guaranteed To Pass ALL City & State Codes. ALL HoodMart® Walk-In Coolers and Freezers are UL Listed Panels and Doors, NSF Listed, EISA & U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Compliant, and Listed and Certified for all States, including City of Houston, State of Oregon, New York City. Custom Hurricane Approved Units Available. If you still have questions regarding the purchase of your walk-in cooler or freezer, please feel free to contact one of our experts today by calling us at 1.800.715.1014 or by contacting us through our live chat system.