refrigeration installationAmerican Services, home of a wide selection of Refrigeration services  in Chesterfield such as installation and repair, knows that for businesses dealing with a high volume of food such as restaurants and grocery stores, an inefficient or poorly maintained refrigeration system, can cause your business unnecessary maintenance and repair cost.

Commercial refrigeration systems are a critical and essential part of doing business daily. When these commercial refrigerators or freezers breakdown, business owners can experience the potential for huge financial loss. More often than not improper maintenance and improper employees use can lead to expensive equipment breakdown.

Inadequate maintenance is attributed as the number one cause of commercial refrigeration equipment failure. Many times owners with an already tight budget hesitate to diagnose or spend money on regular scheduled maintenance program. Components such as dirty coils and the inadequate monitoring of Freon levels can also contribute to insure a breakdown of the equipment.

Lack of refrigeration

On many occasions it’s the simple things that can cause a loss of refrigeration such as merely a weak liner around the door, or employees leaving the door slightly ajar. It’s possible over time the doors begin to require a little extra push, this will also cause a loss of refrigerant or loss of vital products. Another possible source could be in the closing latch itself, if the locking surfaces are not engaging properly, the door may not being properly shut, which will insure a loss of refrigerant.

Frequent trips in and out of the cooler will help produce inadequate refrigeration, keeping lights on inside of your refrigerator units will adds to rising temperatures. Overall it’s important to implement a regularly scheduled maintenance program for your refrigerant equipment. Encouraging your employees to become part of this program will provide success, and reduction in maintenance cost down the road.