Refrigerators are essential in businesses since they keep perishable products in optimum temperatures to prevent them from spoiling. Commercial refrigerators require regular maintenance to keep them working efficiently and avoid breakdowns, costly repairs, loss of production and disruption of operations. Here are a few things you can do for commercial refrigeration maintenance in Birmingham, AL.


One of the first maintenance measures is to clean the equipment with hot water and soap thoroughly and regularly. You can also use a soft brush with water and a vinegar solution to scrub the interior shelves.

Cleaning the evaporator and condenser coils will prevent your refrigeration equipment from overheating or breaking down. You can clean the fan blades, drain pans and tubes to prevent clogging and blockage. This will help to prevent leakages that lowers the efficiency of your equipment and save you money on your monthly energy bills.


You should conduct a physical inspection of your commercial refrigeration to check for faults such as signs of excessive wear and tear. Signs of damage may include excess condensation, unusual or loud noises, leakages, and broken seals, gaskets and hinges. Spotting these problems and having a professional check them will improve your food safety and the reliability of your equipment.

Other areas to check include the fan motor, filters on ice makers, insulation, loose electrical components, holes, cracks and signs of leakage. You should consult with your service technician on a regular basis for professional assistance in inspecting and fixing your refrigeration equipment.

Proper Organization

Proper airflow is essential for the efficiency of your refrigeration equipment. To ensure good ventilation inside your equipment, there should not be any stored goods or other equipment that might restrict the airflow to and from your equipment. This will improve the lifespan of your refrigeration equipment and prevent frequent repairs.

We offer professional AC repair and refrigeration services in Birmingham, AL. We believe in honesty and integrity and offer the highest quality work at fair prices. Contact us at Skelton’s Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration today for all your HVAC and commercial refrigeration services.

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