Types of Commercial Walk in Coolers

Types of Commercial Walk in Coolers

Walk-in coolers are essential in any business environment. Perishable food can be stored or packaged in the enclosed, refrigerated storage areas. Commercial Walk in coolers are often used for medium-term cold storage, with normal refrigerators providing both short- and long-term storage. Walk-ins, like any refrigeration system, feature an evaporator inside and a condenser outside to keep heat traveling outside while storing coolness within.

Installation of a walk-in cooler may appear to be a difficult process, but with the appropriate team of pros, it can be made simple. We understand how complex this process may be for a layperson, which is why Alturas Contractors have educated our personnel to respond to all of your demands and inquiries by installing commercial walk-in coolers on your preferred floor type.

Types of Commercial Walk in Coolers

Pre-Manufactured or Custom Made Walk In Cooler

All of the standards for commercial walk-in coolers are met by our pre-fabricated walk-in coolers. It has sturdy locking panels that allow the boxes to expand when extra room is needed. Commercial walk-in cooler installation and box costs are cheaper than customized walk-in cooler installation and box costs.

Custom-Built walk-in cooler installation

Typically manufactured using structural tiles on walls and floors, this one is made and installed to our customer’s specifications. Apart from walk-in cooler installation, we also offer walk-in cooler repair and commercial cooling maintenance.

Indoor or Outdoor Walk in Cooler

Walk-in coolers are essential in any business environment. Perishable food can be stored or packaged in the enclosed, refrigerated storage areas. Walk-in coolers are often used for medium-term cold storage, with normal refrigerators providing both short- and long-term storage. Walk-ins, like any refrigeration system, feature an evaporator inside and a condenser outside to keep heat traveling outside while storing coolness within.

Maintenance, Longevity & Walk In Cooler Repair

Consider scheduling periodic maintenance from a hvac specialist to extend the life and efficiency of your walk-in fridge. Walk-in coolers and freezers may store a significant amount of merchandise, which can be lost if the cooler breaks down. Follow these DIY maintenance measures at the very least to avoid an unexpected walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer repair:

  • Keep dirt out of door seals and repair them as they get worn.
  • Clean and sanitize interior surfaces on a regular basis to minimize corrosion.
  • Use coil cleaning at least once a year to maintain condenser coils clean and unclogged.

With proper care, your walk-in cooler should last for at least 15 years. As previously stated, insulation degrades and loses its efficacy over time. Older walk-in refrigeration systems lose efficiency with time, and it is typically suggested that a unit be replaced every 15 years. Newer systems (about 2020 and after) are getting more efficient and constructed to endure longer, so they may survive longer than 15 years.

Why should you hire Alturas Contractors for Walk in cooler installation?

Alturas’ skilled personnel are professionals in installing all sorts of professional refrigeration equipment. We handle anything from commercial walk-in coolers to various types of refrigeration installation.

The competent technicians at Alturas Contractors are experts in the installation of various types of professional refrigeration equipment. We install anything from commercial walk-in coolers to other forms of refrigeration:

  • Installation of a walk-in cooler evaporator
  • Installation of a walk-in cooler roof membrane
  • LED lighting for walk-in and reach-in coolers
  • Installation of a walk-in cooler door
  • Walk-in Cooler Locks

Common FAQs about Commercial Walk in Coolers

What is a commercial cooler?

A commercial cooler is a self-contained or remote-condensing unit that uses a vapour-compression refrigeration system and is designed for food and beverage storage, in order to keep products at a consistent temperature to maintain their quality

What is standard size walk-in cooler?

Walk-ins can be as small as 5’x5′ and as large as needed. Most standard sizes, ie 6’x 6′, 6′ x 8′, 8′ x 8′ and 8′ x 10, are available from most manufacturers within a short amount of time.

Do you need a floor in a walk in cooler?

 Walk-in coolers do not always require a floor, but it depends on where the walk-in will be installed.

How much does a commercial walk in cooler cost?

It cost around $1,000-$5,000

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