Fri, Sep 24, 2021

A glass of water or a mug of beer- this is one of the most common ways by which you can welcome your guest. Unless it is cold, no one would ever love to drink a glass of lukewarm water or hot beer. When summer days are almost at the doorstep, it is necessary to be prepared with a commercial ice machine that would ensure a refreshing drink in the summers as well.

Yes, ice machines are the only option to ensure quick ice. When you run a chain of restaurants, and your business is all about hosting different people each hour, commercial ice machine stands as an irreplaceable item in your eatery. However, it is often seen that people are in doubt with not one, but several questions before the purchase. The following are some of the commonest ones—

  1. Which Brand of the Ice Makers is the best?

It might be a little tricky to say because, in this competitive market, each company is ensuring that its product remains the best and receives the least complaint. In this context, the expert suggests going with the priorities and specifications. However, a purchase from a reputed and reliable outlet would guarantee quality commercial ice machines.

  1. What are all the attachments that come with Ice Makers?

This part of the query is quite tricky and the reason being, it completely depends on your requirement. Whether you need the bin or not would decide your purchase. Therefore, it is always recommended to make sure to decide on the priorities- need an ice bin or not– before purchasing the product.

  1. What are the different forms of ice made by the machine?

Before the purchase, it is important to sort out the type of ice you require for your commercial purpose. In addition to this, an understanding of the different forms of ice would help in the entire purpose. In general, a commercial ice machine can produce ice in the form of full-dice, nugget, cube, half-dice, shaved, etc.

  1. What is the amount of ice required every day?

This query would help make the purchase a perfect one- in fact, the investment a worthy one. The accurate assessment of per day consumption of ice would help in purchasing the right capacity of the commercial ice maker. A smaller unit is never going to solve the purpose.

  1. Does the ice machine come with a filter?

A proper filtration system is very important when it comes to potable water. Therefore, it is necessary to make sure that whether the company selling the ice machine has an embedded filter system in its models or not. Look out for the products that have the attached filtration. This would provide peace of mind.

  1. What are the Warranty period and items covered in the warranty?

The warranty coverage of commercial ice maker varies with the manufacturers. In addition to this, even the items covered, too, vary with the seller. Therefore, it is always recommended to go for the models that have comparatively longer warranty coverage with a more significant number of areas covered under the agreement.


An assessment of these few essential factors would ensure that the purchase has been perfect and without any flaws. In case of any doubt, contacting the experts is always going to be of great help.

Luke Robert has changed lives around the world. Today, he is the Founder & of Luke Enterprises. The company offers consulting, fundraising and business services to nonprofits, social enterprises and for-profits looking to make the biggest social impact possible. Luke is also the founder and former CEO of, a nonprofit organization.

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