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Commercial Kitchen Equipment Maintenance in Calgary & Beyond

For commercial kitchen business owners, issues with kitchen equipment and tools can cause more than just a headache. A breakdown of even one appliance can devastate your entire business revenue. Luckily, with LDI Technical Services Ltd, help is just a call away. We are available 24 hours a day* to deliver emergency repairs because we believe downtime means lost revenue for your business. To further ensure your kitchen equipment functions at an optimum level, LDI Technical Services Ltd offers planned maintenance (PM) programs which can be custom-tailored to your unique operational needs. Our routine commercial kitchen equipment maintenance in Calgary ensures that your kitchen stays fully functional, and your pieces of equipment are running at peak performance. As part of our program, our staff will help you to decide whether to replace or repair your equipment.

Having been in this business since 1991, our technicians have proper know-how on how to prolong the lifespan of your kitchen equipment. Your equipment is key to your business success.

Contact Us today to learn more about our planned commercial kitchen equipment maintenance in Calgary or to book one for your business.

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Planned maintenance programs can be set up to be monthly, bi-annual, or annual, depending on the needs of your business and equipment. We can even customize a plan to suit your business maintenance and repair needs. Customers enrolled in our planned maintenance program also receive priority service, fewer service calls, and less downtime.

To enroll in a planned commercial kitchen equipment maintenance in Calgary or to customize a program for your business, submit the request form.

A maintenance program from LDI Technical Services Ltd will ensure your operation is running smoothly with minimum downtime. Thus, allowing your staff to focus on production while we ensure your equipment is performing at optimal condition.

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CFESA Planned Maintenance Checklist

According to the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association, CFESA, scheduled cleaning and planned maintenance on critical kitchen equipment will minimize utility consumption, prolong equipment life, and give optimum performance.

  • Building up of frost:
    Sometimes, issues with the electronic components or fan of a refrigeration system can result in the build-up of frost. If you notice frost building up around the elevator coil, call for professional assistance.
  • Fluctuations in temperature:
    Temperature fluctuations can result from several factors, including but not limited to damaged sensors, defective fans, dirty coils, and malfunctioning compressors. If there are noticeable temperature fluctuations, seek our help.
  • Odd odors:
    Spoiled or rotting food is often the primary cause of bad odors in a refrigerator. But if you notice no such thing and your refrigerator is still causing a foul smell, it may be time to call for repair services.
  • Weird noises:
    Refrigerators are not supposed to make loud or strange noises. If your system has been making unusual sounds, attend to the issue immediately before it leads to a severe problem that cannot be treated with repairs.
  • Leakage of water:
    Water leakage may seem like a simple problem that can be fixed easily, but sometimes it may result from bigger issues like frozen water lines, clogged defrost drains, worn-out seals, and more. Call for professional repair services before the problem aggravates.
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Combi Oven and Other Cooking Equipment Planned Maintenance

The maintenance includes:

For combi oven it is important that you:

  • Flush steam generator once per day

  • Keep door gaskets clean and wash with warm soapy water

  • De-lime broiler monthly according to manufacturer guidelines and water conditions

  • Check for leaks quarterly​

During your maintenance visit, our technicians will:

  • Check water management system and supply lines for leaks

  • Check for water leaks in the mechanical area from hoses/solenoids

  • Check all motors and pumps

  • Check drains for proper slope

  • Check boiler and heat exchanger for scale build-up

  • Check and adjust door hardware

  • Check door gaskets for wear

  • Check error history and note errors

  • Update software to the latest version if applicable

  • Inspect air filters

Oven, Range, & Char Broiler Planned Maintenance

The maintenance includes:

During your maintenance visit, our technicians will:

  • Check that the rear flue is on the range

  • Clean with soap and water using a cloth, sponge or fibre brush

  • Inspect burners for cracks

  • Check that the burner valves are greased

  • Check that the burner ports are clear and open

  • Check that oven racks are level

  • Check that the oven door closes tightly

  • Check that gas cocks turn smoothly

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Planned Maintenance for Other Commercial Kitchen Equipment

During your maintenance visit, our technicians will:

  • Check for lime build-up inside

  • Check that doors open easily

  • Check for leaks

  • Check that scrap try is in place and clean

  • Check that the pump intake screen is in place

  • Check that drain opens and closes easily

  • Check that autofill works and shuts off

  • Check that the incoming temperature of the water is at least 180 degrees F

  • Check the wash and rinse arms and nozzles for cleanliness

  • When on automatic, check that dishwasher starts when the door is closed

  • Check for proper chemical performance

  • Check that timed/manual operation is working properly

  • Check for automatic shutdown after _____ seconds

Refrigeration Equipment Planned Maintenance

*We only carry out refrigeration equipment maintenance in our Calgary location. 

 

Before the maintenance​:

  • Maintain temperature logs, "open-shift change-close" daily, and unusual patterns observed allow scheduling service prior to product loss emergencies.

  • Keep evaporator coils (cold air) and condenser coils (warm air) clean. Never obstruct the airflow of fans.

  • Never place un-refrigerated or heated products in "designed for storage" equipment; use ice baths or blast chill/freeze equipment.

  • Do not overstock storage units with a product; air should move freely around all items, especially sides and bottom. Cold pans should never be greater than 2/3 full (no mounding); keep pans in place constantly (1 out/1 in).

  • Before placing a service call, check that power is on and observe the temperature pattern for one hour to avoid false alarms (check resets).

  • All evaporator coils should be free of ice by visual inspection at all times.

 

  • All door gaskets should seal from outside air completely. Gaps will have a significant impact on performance. Cold pans should sit flush in place, with no bent corners.

During your maintenance visit, our technicians will:

  • Check general operation

  • Blowdown coils

  • Inspect compressors

  • Check sight glass for refrigerant levels

  • Test pressures

  • Check temperature

  • Check all hinges and latches

  • Inspect all door gaskets

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Benefits Of Planned Maintenance

This program has been developed to keep your machines and kitchen equipment in good shape to avoid any sudden and unprecedented breakdowns. The program follows the "prevention is better than cure" approach and aims to correct any faults that might have occurred in your machine before they become problematic. The benefits include:

  • Performance optimization - making sure the equipment is operating correctly and safely

  • Confirm door gaskets on refrigeration systems - torn or missing gaskets can cause energy loss and cause the unit to work inefficiently

  • Identifying if pilots not working properly and are leaking gas

  • Cleaning condensers to allow more efficient operation of refrigeration systems and save energy

  • Provide you with warning signs on your food service equipment to help avoid major breakdowns and costly repairs

  • Allow you to monitor the condition of your equipment to help budget for future replacement

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What to Avoid During a Maintenance

While maintenance is in progress, the following must be avoided:

  • ​Hosing down equipment

  • Neglecting filter changes

  • Improper application or use

  • Operating equipment with frayed, burnt power cords or exposed wiring

  • Operating any equipment without knowing proper operation & use as outlined in the owner's manual

Planned Maintenance Program with LDI

Planned maintenance (PM) is a scheduled service visit carried out by LDI. It is conducted to keep equipment operating correctly and safely to help extend the equipment's life by taking preventative measures before the fault occurs. This also allows you to monitor the condition of your equipment to help budget for future replacement and aligns with warranty requirements. We provide you with warning signs on your food service equipment to help avoid major breakdowns and costly repairs. Planned Maintenance can be arranged through our office and scheduled according to your needs and requirements.

As part of the program, LDI checks door gaskets on refrigeration systems to ensure they are not torn or missing. These issues can cause energy loss and cause the unit to work inefficiently. Pilots are checked to make sure they are working properly and not leaking gas. Condensers are cleaned, which will allow more efficient operation of refrigeration systems. Equipment will be checked over, and the technician will provide a report at the end of the service, which will outline any issues found with the equipment and give you the opportunity to plan repairs if necessary and distribute costs more effectively.

Setting Up a Planned Maintenance Program

The program can be scheduled at your convenience. To schedule one, all you need to do is contact us and provide us with a list of equipment present in your kitchen. We will take it from there: provide you with preliminary costs, the recommended frequency required to maintain your equipment and schedule an appointment with you to execute your program accordingly.

 

Why Choose Us?

When it comes to your commercial kitchen equipment maintenance, you should only turn to professionals you can trust. Our team has been involved in the industry for a long time, which has given us a complete understanding of your needs. There are many reasons to choose our services, such as:
 

  • We have years of experience

  • We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit every need

  • Our technicians are highly qualified and trained

  • We offer special discounts and offers

  • Our workmanship and parts are warrantied

  • We offer excellent customer service

  • We are available 24/7* to meet your needs

  • We provide upfront pricing

Are you interested in working with us? Please contact us to know more about how we can help you.

*If after hour service required must call your branch by phone​​

Contact Us for Commercial Kitchen Equipment Maintenance in Calgary & Beyond

At our company, we take pride in serving the restaurants in the area with quality services that add value to their operations. When you come to us, we take the time to understand your commercial requirements to provide you with personalized maintenance solutions that work for you. Whether you're a restaurant that can benefit from monthly maintenance or bi-annual services, you can always rely on us. 
 

Apart from commercial kitchen equipment maintenance in Calgary, Edmonton, and Victoria we also offer 24/7 repair services.* Please contact us if you'd like to know more about what we can do to help you. Besides this, you can consult our blog for more information.

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