All posts by Vicky Norris

SPT IM-600US Stainless Steel Undercounter Ice Maker Review

If you need an ice maker for your small or mid-size office, the SPT IM-600US undercounter ice maker is a good choice.It makes 45-50 lbs of ice per day, which should be enough to serve everyone in the office.The

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Whynter UIM-502SS Clear Ice Cube Maker Review

When you are looking for an ice maker for a restaurant, bar or office, there are two important factors to consider.ice making capacity: it has to make a lot of icethe type & quality of ice it makes:

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EdgeStar IB120SS Built-in Ice Maker Review

If you are looking for a compact built-in ice maker, the EdgeStar IB120SS is one of the best. It’s our top pick for the best undercounter ice maker for home bars. The stainless steel door will look

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Orien FS-55IM 44 lb Built-In Ice Maker Review

The Orien FS-55IM is our top pick for the best undercounter ice maker for homes and offices. What makes it a great buy?Just to mention a few, it makes plenty of ice (44lbs every 24hours), it’s easy

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hOmeLabs 26 lb/day Portable Ice Maker: My In-Depth Review

The hOmeLabs portable ice maker is a compact traveling/countertop ice maker that can make up to 26lbs of ice per day.It produces bullet-shaped ice pellets, around 8 of them at a time in one of two sizes.

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Koldfront Ultra Compact Portable Ice Maker Review

This Koldfront portable ice maker is so small and compact that you can carry it in a large backpack.Measuring only 9.5 inches wide and 12.9 inches high and weighing just 20.3 pounds, this

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Costway Portable Ice Maker Review

The Costway portable ice maker 24023-CYPE is a beautiful top-serving personal ice maker designed for portability, convenience, and ease of use.At home, it takes up minimal space on your countertop while

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How Sonic-Style Ice Nuggets Are Made

The Scotsman commercial ice maker was the start of people’s obsession with Sonic Drive-ins.Customers streamed into Sonic drive-ins for that soft and crunchy ice that Sonic is so famous for.America's

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Wintersmiths Crystal Clear Sphere Ice Maker Is a Kickstarter Winner

​The Wintersmiths Crystal Clear Sphere Ice Maker is the best gourmet ice ball maker around. It produces crystal clear ice, something most ice ball makers are unable to do.Because of their elegant look

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Scotsman Brilliance Sonic Ice Machine Review

Large ice machines that used to appear in restaurants and bars are now in homes.Companies that used to focus exclusively on commercial ice makers now are making them for homeowners as well.Scotsman is

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Ice Maker Not Working? Try These Easy Fixes Before Calling a Pro

It’s easy to take your ice maker for granted until it suddenly stops working or produces smelly or misshaped ice cubes. The convenience of having unlimited fresh ice cubes on demand becomes more apparent

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How to Make Ice Cubes Without Using a Tray

While ice cube trays are the most common implements for making ice at home, they are not the only option. You may find that your freezer is too small to accommodate an ice tray and even if you have a large

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U-Line BI95B-00 14″ Ice Maker Review

Many ice makers with integrated freezers tend to compromise on production capacity.The Sunpentown IM-150US and EdgeStar IB120SS, for instance, can store ice for as long as necessary but they only produce

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GE’s NEW Opal Ice Maker: How Does It Stack Up?

If you crave true, Sonic-style  chewable nugget ice, then the new Opal ice maker is for you.This is the eighth product idea to come to life in the First Build factory.Launched first on IndieGoGo,

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The Definitive Guide to Drink Ice Styles And How To Make Them

No so long ago, the only place to get good really good drink ice was at a restaurant, drive-through or store. Making your own ice at home involved the tedious process of filling dainty ice trays and

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