Tweet Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” With that in mind, are you doing everything you can to protect your floor drains? With items like vegetable cuttings, miscellaneous trash bits and general dirt finding its way into your floor drains, it’s just a matter of time before [...]
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Tweet Tundra Restaurant Supply has been in the business of pleasing customers and sharing industry knowledge for almost 20 years. From the sales floor to your kitchen, our team of technicians and know-how gurus are here to make sure your restaurant equipment works properly, is installed correctly, and gets fixed when something fails. Kevin Nakata, [...]
Tweet Keeping your commercial kitchen humming along is not always an easy proposition. You use this equipment every day, and sooner or later something is going to give out on you. If the next step you’re used to taking is picking up the phone to call your service tech, this post is for you. That’s [...]
Tweet The rubber door gasket on the inside edge of the doors of all your refrigeration equipment is very important. It prevents cold air from escaping, which means the unit will stay colder longer and use less energy. Old refrigeration door gaskets wear out and lose their seal. Even worse, older gaskets can pose a food safety risk [...]
Tweet Maintaining and replacing the hood filter in your commercial ventilation system is more important than you might think. The hood filter is a metal square or rectangle that fits into the opening on your hood ventilation system. Its purpose is to filter out grease from the smoke rising off your cooking equipment. If this [...]
Tweet When your fryer goes down you probably want to get it up and running again fast. Fortunately, commercial fryers are generally easy to fix, and parts are also pretty easy to come by. There are four fryer parts that most commonly cause a fryer to fail: 1. Hi-Limit 2. Thermopile 3. Combination Safety Gas [...]
Tweet Converting any piece of gas equipment from natural gas to propane or from propane to natural gas is fairly simple and can be accomplished in 5 easy steps. Parts needed to convert the equipment: ALWAYS REMEMBER TO TURN OFF ALL GAS TO THE UNIT!! 1. Replacing burner orifices. First, the most important thing you [...]
Tweet There are many different styles of hinges and latches. Both the hinges and latches have a number on the back. In addition, they may say “flush” or have the offset size, e.g. 1 1/8, 1 ½, etc. It is important to have that number on the back to ensure you get the proper replacement. [...]
Tweet Refrigerators are the backbone of your kitchen. They are usually durable and long-lasting, but when they go down, you have to have them fixed right away. Some tips on replacing the fan motor in your commercial refrigeration unit: There are two types of motors for refrigeration. 1. Condenser fan motor. 2. Evaporator fan motor. First, [...]
Tweet In this article I would like to talk about the refrigerators and freezer units commonly found in a commercial kitchen and restaurant. The average unit will give long service with minimal maintenance; however there are a few things you should know that could possibly prevent breakdowns. You should also read Greg’s article on this [...]
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