Top 6 things to know about your walk in refrigerators

2 mins read Commercial Refrigeration, Tips and Guides

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Running a restaurant or a catering business requires you to have a good quality food refrigeration system. You should ensure that you find the ideal solution that increases the shelf life of your inventory. Installing a walk-in refrigerator will help you out as it has enough space to store all the food safely.

Walk-in freezers are large and important purchases for restaurateurs and store owners alike. This machinery is quite expensive and should be examined properly before choosing the right one.

Have a look at some benefits of choosing walk-in freezers/fridges you should consider

Kitchen Applications

The main purpose of walk-in freezers is to freeze raw and cooked food for daily production and inventory preservation purposes.


Walk-in freezers are manufactured in standard sizes but can be customised for stores and kitchens. It is possible to place them inside or outside the building, made with or without floors and may comprise in-place or remote condensers.

Unique Features and Technology

An air circulation system allows walk-in refrigerators to suck in cold outside air when the exterior temperature is colder than the interior’s. Also, the pressure relief valve is designed to eliminate the slight vacuum created when warm air enters a walk-in, whereas it expands when the door is closed, which makes it quite difficult for a person to open a unit.


Walk-in refrigeration systems need proper airflow and ventilated areas and regular cleaning of condenser coils by a professional. The exteriors of walk-in refrigerators are made from stainless steel, which is easy to maintain. Compressors or condensing units are accessible easily, and multiple remote units should be combined for maintenance and service purposes.


It’s important to measure the size of the room before buying your walk-in refrigerator. Ensure enough space to move around so the refrigerator is always easy to access.


The freezer room will keep all the food safe until you are ready to cook it. That’s why you don’t have to worry about your inventory going bad before use.

Learn more about commercial refrigeration repairs and services in Sydney.