Showing posts from April, 2017

Gas vs. Electric Commercial Kitchen Equipment

When opening a new restaurant, you have the option of purchasing gas equipment or electric equipment. There are advantages to both types of equipment. In today's blog, your Missouri restaurant equipment repair specialists discuss a few of the reasons you might choose gas over electric or vice versa. Knowing and understanding the differences can help you make the best decision for your restaurant. Advantages of Gas Commercial Kitchen Equipment  While gas equipment is likely going to cost more initially, you have to consider gas prices vs electric prices for the utility bills, as well as the other benefits. Let's take a look at a few of the advantages of gas equipment: Lower operation costs, as gas prices are typically cheaper than electric prices Precise control over how hot it gets, through control of the flow of gas with a knob No waiting time for an element to heat up, as the flame lights immediately  Gas equipment cools more quickly, meaning less ambient heat duri

Ensuring Your Restaurant is Comfortable This Summer

The summer season is just around the corner, and that means the weather is bound to get hot! Regulating the temperature in a restaurant can be difficult. You need to make sure you're staff if the kitchen is comfortable, while also ensuring your dining guests aren't too hot or too cold. Along with ensuring all your food-service equipment is in proper working order, Fast Fix LLC also has experience maintaining commercial HVAC units in Missouri and Western Illinois and can make sure yours is in optimal working condition for the warm summer months ahead. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of an efficient HVAC system, and how that will help with the comfort level of your restaurant. Restaurant Air Conditioning Challenges From dish washing to cooking, food preparation areas produce a significant amount of humidity.  However, it's important that the humidity doesn't transfer out into the dining area, where guests and staff want a comfortable environment

3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Restaurant Equipment Repair Company

When you own a restaurant, you have a lot of commercial kitchen equipment that you depend on to run your business day to day. When your restaurant equipment malfunctions, your first thought may be to try and fix it yourself. Today's blog from Fast Fix LLC discusses a few important reasons you should leave that work up to the professionals: 1. Professionals Have the Experience Needed. You should treat your commercial kitchen equipment like you would your vehicle. You wouldn't want an inexperienced mechanic fixing your car would you? So why would you let someone without restaurant equipment repair and maintenance experience work on the equipment in your kitchen? The best way to ensure that your Missouri restaurant equipment repair is done right is by hiring a professional with plenty of experience. Fast Fix LLC has over 200 years combined experience repairing and maintaining commercial and residential HVAC, food-service equipment, electrical, gas, plumbing and light ca

Benefits of Regular Restaurant Equipment Maintenance

While most restaurant owners understand the importance of regular cleaning of their commercial kitchen equipment, many don't think the same way when it comes to equipment maintenance. Just like your vehicle needs regular maintenance at the auto shop, your food-service equipment needs to be maintained as well. Today's blog from Fast Fix LLC discusses some of the benefits of regular restaurant equipment maintenance. 1. Reduce the Likelihood of Expensive Breakdowns.  Getting the oil changed on your car decreases the chances of engine problems. The same principle applies to your commercial kitchen equipment. Regular maintenance is going to reduce the likelihood that your equipment will breakdown. Having proper working food-service equipment is essential to running a kitchen. If one piece breaks down, it could interrupt your entire food production process, making serving particular food dishes to your customer impossible or at least more difficult. Not only does an equipment