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The Cool Science of Refrigeration: Keeping Reach In and Walk In Cooler Temp Safe for Your Customers

Updated: May 6

Today, we're going to talk about something super important: keeping your reach in coolers, freezers and walk in cooler temp right. Sure, it's not the most exciting topic, but trust me, it's crucial for keeping your customers safe and happy.

Tri-Point Refrigeration helps keep your walk-in and reach-in coolers and freezers at the right temperatures.
commercial walk-in cooler and freezer at the right temperatures

  1. Keeping Food Fresh: First off, let's talk about why we even have refrigerators in the first place. They're like magical boxes that keep our food fresh for longer. Imagine if your fridge at home stopped working—your food would spoil really quickly, right? The same goes for your commercial reach-in refrigerators and walk in coolers. When they're at the right temperature, they keep your food fresh and tasty.

  2. Avoiding Bad Bugs: Have you ever heard of food poisoning? It's when you eat something bad and get sick. Yikes! Bacteria love warm temperatures, so if your refrigerators are too warm, they'll start growing like crazy on your food. Keeping things cool helps keep those bad bugs away, so your customers stay healthy.

  3. Following the Rules: There are these cool people called regulators who set rules about how cold your refrigerators should be. It's not just for fun—they do it to keep everyone safe. If you don't follow these rules, you could get in trouble and nobody wants that!

  4. Fresh Food = Happy Customers: Imagine going to a restaurant and getting served mushy veggies or spoiled meat. Gross, right? Customers expect fresh, yummy food, and the right reach-in cooler or walk-in freezer temperatures help you deliver just that.

  5. Saving Energy, Saving Money: Keeping your commercial refrigerators at the right temperature isn't just good for your food, it's good for your wallet too! When your equipment works efficiently, it uses less energy, which means lower bills for you. Plus, it's good for the environment too!

  6. Avoiding Breakdowns: Ever had your car overheat and stop working? The same can happen to your commercial kitchen coolers and freezers if they're working too hard. By keeping them at the right temperature, you prevent breakdowns and costly repairs.

  7. Happy Customers = Repeat Business: At the end of the day, happy customers come back for more. When they know they can trust you to serve fresh, safe food, they'll keep coming back and telling their friends about you.

Keeping your commercial refrigerators at the right temperature isn't just about following rules—it's about keeping your customers safe, happy, and coming back for more delicious treats. So, let's keep those refrigerators chillin' at the perfect temperature!

Call Us

Have questions about walk-in coolers? Experiencing any issues with your walk-in cooler? Please do not hesitate to call us here at Tri-Point Refrigeration as we are committed to providing our clients with the utmost quality of service

We’re excited to help you along the way, and with regular servicing, we can keep your equipment running smoothly and healthily, while also extending the reach of your dollar.

For a direct line to any of our employees ready on the line to help you, please call…(512) 651-4565 for our Austin, Texas community (806) 686-0050 for our Lubbock, Texas community. Or check out our website at


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