A cold room can be one of the simplest things that one can forget about when it comes to maintenance. Things may run smooth until the time comes when your cold room loses its cooling effect, that is when you will hear customers complaining about the food going bad, this will clearly point out that your cold room may need to undergo maintenance. By that time, it may be too late and you might lose most of your customers by then.
The best way to mitigate the risk of a cold room breakdown is regular maintenance. Through maintenance, you can familiarize with how your cold room will behave over time. This will enable you to identify problems quicker and be able to work on it before it starts to malfunction. When it comes to maintenance, there a two ways of handling the situation. One can be done by yourself and the other one will require you seeking help from a well-known cold room maintenance professional like LECOL.
Keep it clean
This can be something that can be done on your own or with the help of your employees. When it comes to keeping your cold room clean, the first step is to make sure that the walls of the cold room are clean. In order to keep the walls clean, you can use a damp cloth and a mild form of detergent. Other strong detergents may damage the walls over time and reduce the efficiency of your cold room. The second method involves keeping the seal clean. The same process will be involved, this will include, gently running a warm damp cloth with a mild detergent around the seal, making sure there is no buildup of gunk.
Keeping a maintenance schedule
Apart from the regular maintenance on your part, you will require a scheduled maintenance in order to make sure everything component of the cold room is running efficiently. In Kenya, refrigeration systems have to perform extra hard in order to keep up with the humidity and high temperatures, especially around the coastal regions. You can also contact your local and reputable air condition company such as LECOL, to assess your system and develop a maintenance schedule for you, without you having to undergo the hassle of developing one.
Replacement of parts and conducting repairs
Instead of wasting money on a new system, it is cheaper and efficient to replace crucial parts in your cold room. Here at LECOL, we can provide these parts, as well as the service of installing them in place. While there are some repairs that you can do on your own, there will be times when you will require urgent repairs, this is where LECOL can ease the burden by taking over these repairs with the help of skilled technicians, and have your systems running in no time. Therefore, reducing the risk of losing your stock.