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Debunking The Myth Of Needing To Add Fresh Freon

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What Is Fresh Freon? & Why Is It Unnecessary To Add More Freon In Most Cases? "Fresh freon" is freon without any type impurities such as oils, humidity, contamination from other freon, & nitrogen.   The freon in the machine does not need to be replaced for the life of the machine. Theoretically, if the machine is sealed and you add fresh freon, you're adding to a system that does not need to be added to. When Does Freon Need To Be Replaced? * Keep in Mind that to work with freon, you need to use freon that has an EPA...

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Frozen Yogurt Parts Company: Great Parts, Prices, & People Discount Code: SlicesFive

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Use The Discount Code "SlicesFive" to get an extra 5% off your order! January is the best time to order replacement parts for your soft-serve machine to be ready for the new year. Frozen Yogurt Parts can help you get new blades, o-rings, and lube, so your machine can run smoothly. Preventative maintenance includes not only regular cleaning of your machine but also proper lubrication and checking for any wearable parts that may have seen better days. Now is a good time to remove the side panels and visually inspect for leaks, debris or loose connections. You should also take the...

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Understanding the Restaurant Recession

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The Restaurant Recession If you've been to a restaurant recently, then you have most likely witnessed the decrease in foot traffic. Since 2008, foot traffic across restaurant chains dropped approximately 15%. Moreover, in the second quarter of 2017: Comp sales are down ~1%. Comp traffic is down ~3%. Same-store sales have been negative the past six quarters. -Blackbox Intelligence. In this blog post, you will learn more about the restaurant recession and the steps you can take, if you are in the food industry, to minimize risk and maximize value.  Supply and Demand When it comes to running your own business, a restaurant is...

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Frozen Drink Machines: A Versatile Investment

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When you think of a frozen drink machine like the Taylor 430, you probably think of margaritas! While margaritas are one of the more popular drinks made in these machines, they can actually do so much more. In this post, we're going to explore the many different drinks that a slush drink machine can make, and how this versatility can benefit your business.   Slices' Slush Suggestions   - Bottom Line - This machine is multi-purpose and will benefit your business - and your profit margin - for years to come. Regardless of whether you want to make margaritas and daiquiris or serve piña coladas for a beach-themed promotion, Slices Concession recommends a frozen beverage machine like the Taylor...

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How To Open Up Your Very Own Ice Cream Shop

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At one time or another, we've all seen a wonderfully successful ice cream shop & thought to ourselves “I can see myself owning a successful shop”. Ice cream parlors are a great destination for families, tourist, and ice cream enthusiasts. At first, the thought of opening a brand new business might seem daunting but having a small helpful guide may make it a bit easier for you. 6 Tips For Opening Your Own Shop 1) Planning & Imagining The first step in the process of opening a new business is planning what type of frozen dessert business you want to run. There are...

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