Features To Consider When Renting A Commercial Freezer

    There are factors that could necessitate renting a commercial freezer. You may have an outdoor event that requires large scale cooling. It wouldn’t be economical to buy a commercial freezer when it is going to be used for just a couple of days. The alternative would be to look for “freezer rentals near me” Commercial freezers are not the same with the ones found in the home. They are in most cases bigger and designed with complex technologies which provide ideal temperatures for large scale cooling. If you’re looking to rent, you need to ensure that you’re getting the best. There are a couple of factors that you should have in mind and we are going to highlight some of them.

    Display and Temperature Control

    Temperature control and display are crucial considerations when looking for commercial freezers to rent. The display has to be right to make adjusting temperatures easier. The regulation of temperature should be seamless so as to ensure it is ideal for storage. Ideally, it should have LED display which will help in controlling the temperatures. Look for one that has programmable temperature control which will ensure that accuracy is maintained at all times.

    Temperature Recording and Temperature Alarms

    This is particularly important if the freezer is being rented for scientific purposes. A good commercial freeze should have a digital thermometer that provides automatic recording of temperatures and will alarm you whenever there are major fluctuations.

     It would be nice if the freezer had an in-built audio device that sounds an alarm whenever critical temperatures are recorded. This promotes better efficiency when you’re working in a controlled environment as you don’t have to check the temperatures manually every time.

    Auto or Manual Freezers

    This is usually a big dilemma for anyone looking to rent or buy a commercial freezer. It doesn’t matter if you’re buying a freezer for scientific or commercial purposes, the options can usually be broadly categorized into two and that is the auto and the manual freezer. There are some people who will prefer auto freezers because there is a provision for uniform temperature which is automated. Temperature fluctuations can easily be controlled by the auto deep frost. You will need to select the best auto freezer for self-maintaining and convenience purposes.


    The brand is also an important consideration when looking for a commercial freezer to rent. There are brands that are known to be more durable than others. You should do research on the available brands in the market and try to compare them in order to get the one that addresses your needs at that particular time. There several manufacturers in the market at the moment and making a decision can be challenging. You can read reviews from consumers so as to gauge the reputation of a company and the reliability of their products.


    Even if it is a commercial freezer, you will be faced with making the decision of size. One easy of measuring the size of the freezer is by looking at the door. For reach-in freezers, you can choose between 1, 2, and 3 door configurations. You can start by assessing the needs for renting and what would be the purpose of the commercial freezer. You should consider the stock purchases that you intend to make and how many people will be served during the whole period that you will be renting the freezer.

    Condenser Location

    This is the part does the heavy lifting in a refrigeration unit. It is responsible for keeping food or drinks cold at all times. For rich-ins, you can choose between the bottom-mount and the top-mount. These two configurations will have the ideal settings for the configuration.

    Bottom-mount units are preferred because they are easy to clean and maintenance is a breeze. You can also easily access the food stock and there will not be too much strain during hot conditions. Top-mount units also have their advantages. They will not trap as much debris and dust compared to the bottom mount. They also don’t blow hot air to the cabinets when the doors are opened. You should weigh the advantages of both setups before making the decision.

    There are a couple of other critical considerations that you should have in mind when renting or buying a commercial freezer. We have covered the basics which will give you confidence when making the decision of the kind of commercial freezer to hire.


    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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