Catering Equipment Repairs Essex

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Commercial Catering Equipment Repairs in Essex

Commercial catering equipment is vital to the smooth running of many businesses in Essex and the surrounding areas. From Michelin-starred restaurants to small cafés, catering equipment forms the backbone of operations. Lose use of just one piece of equipment, and the financial losses can be huge and often crippling.

At PHS Engineers, we specialise in repairing commercial catering equipment, usually attending emergencies within two hours and successfully fixing 9/10 breakdowns on the spot, without the need for further visits. The result? Your business is back up and running in no time, costing you as little as possible in lost revenue.

If you operate any catering business in Essex, we’d love to hear from you. Just one call, and you’ll add another layer of protection to your business.

At PHS, our engineers are trained to the highest standards, ensuring they exceed expectations when attending your premises. This training encompasses knowledge of all major catering equipment providers, including, but not limited to:

Our team of engineers also has the knowledge and skill to fix problems with equipment from all other catering equipment companies. Essentially, if you have a breakdown in your commercial kitchen, we’re confident one of our engineers can provide the fix you need.

Catering Equipment Installation, Servicing & Repair Specialists in Essex

Commercial Catering Appliances We Repair

We have the experience and expertise to repair almost everything you’d commonly find in a commercial kitchen, including:

  • Bakery ovens
  • Air conditioning
  • Canopy and extraction fans
  • Cookers
  • Dishwashers
  • Deep fryers
  • Commercial mixers
  • Food & dough mixers
  • Glasswashers
  • Ice machines
  • Pizza ovens
  • Fridges & freezers
  • Gas interlock systems
  • Bain marie & meat slicers 

Please be assured that our engineers are appropriately qualified and permitted to work with gas appliances. We also have plumbers available to assist with any plumbing problems in your kitchen or venue, such as leaking pipes. Our emergency plumbers are available 24 hours a day.

Even if you service your catering equipment regularly, breakdowns can still occasionally happen. That’s why it’s essential to have a company working alongside you willing to respond to equipment breakdowns quickly – such as PHS.

We’ll aim to be at your venue within two hours of being called and will then attempt to fix the breakdown straight away – something we’re able to do 90% of the time. If we can’t fix an appliance immediately, we’ll get hold of any required parts quickly and return to fit them as a matter of urgency.

Our emergency catering repairs service is available to venues in Essex 24 hours a day. So, whether you’re a café serving breakfast at 6 am or a late-night venue offering snacks to night-time revellers, you can be sure you’re covered if a vital appliance breaks down.

Emergency Catering Repairs in Essex

Planned Preventative Maintenance in Essex

As a business owner, you need to know your equipment is reliable, so you can confidently go about your work without the fear of any vital appliance breaking down. The best way to gain this peace of mind is via planned preventative maintenance (PPM).

PPM is essentially the process of regularly servicing vital aspects of your kitchen, such as commercial ovens and extraction fans. We attend your premises a pre-determined number of times per year and fully service agreed on appliances. This ensures most problems are caught early, and you don’t suffer an expensive breakdown later.

It’s also important to remember that regular maintenance is often a proviso of insurance, plus it ensures your business is as safe as possible for customers and staff. You’ll also find that regularly serviced appliances last longer, bringing down the costs of equipment replacement.

Benefits of Regular Catering Equipment Maintenance

Pre-empt and Prevent

Scheduling routine catering equipment maintenance allows you to avoid potential breakdowns by identifying problems when they first arise, dealing with them promptly and efficiently to minimise the threat of bigger issues later down the line.

Compliance and Safety

Maintenance and repair work is necessary to ensure that your kitchen is compliant with the relevant regulatory standards. For one thing, well-maintained equipment means less risk of a fire. Staff safety should be a priority, and this means ensuring your equipment is performing as it should.

Extend the Lifespan of Your Equipment

Appliances and machines that are looked after properly will continue to perform for longer and you’re less likely to encounter breakdowns. Regular maintenance stops deterioration and maximises efficiency. Professional catering equipment maintenance is, therefore, an important way of protecting your investment. And well-maintained equipment also has a better resale value should you want to pass your equipment on at a later date.

Save Money

By dramatically reducing the risk of future breakdown and the disruption and downtime it entails, you save money in the long term. While unanticipated breakdowns can lead to lost revenue and disappointed customers, high-performing equipment is efficient, allows for a smooth operation and consistently delivers a quality service, boosting customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Planned Preventative Maintenance FAQs

We recommend that you have your commercial kitchen equipment serviced at least every 6 months. This ensures that it remains in the best possible condition and that any issues are identified before they become problems that could lead to disruption for your business.

Maintaining catering equipment is not just a question of keeping it clean, although this is important. You also should organise regular inspections of the equipment by knowledgeable engineers who will ensure that everything is in working order and proactively deal with any problems before they start affecting your operations.

Routine maintenance of commercial catering equipment is not just important to ensure that the machines work as they should but to also save money in the long term. Keeping everything working smoothly and dealing with small faults when they first arise reduces the risk of serious breakdowns later on. You’ll enjoy better food quality, your staff will enjoy a more efficient and safer working environment, and your equipment will enjoy an extended life span.

Contact PHS Catering Equipment Engineers in Essex

Do you own a business in Essex or any surrounding area and want the peace of mind of knowing you’ve got a company like PHS to assist in emergencies?

Or perhaps you’re looking to stop breakdowns before they happen by organising regular maintenance for your commercial kitchen appliances?

If so, you should contact PHS today and speak to one of our friendly team members.

We offer our catering equipment services all across Essex including but not limited to:

Brentwood, Chelmsford, Dunmow, Braintree, Ingatestone, Maldon, Billericay, Wickford, Pitsea, Westcliff-On-Sea, Thorpe Bay, Shoeburyness, Rochford, Stanford-Le-Hope, Leigh-On-Sea, Laindon, Langdon Hills, Corringham, Basildon, Southend, Rayleigh, Grays, Upminster, Benfleet, Romford, Hornchurch, West Horndon, Colchester, Barking, Ilford, Loughton, Redbridge, Dagenham, Woodham Ferrers, Harold Wood, Woodford Green, Burnham, Witham, Harlow, Mersea.

You can phone us by calling 01206 580 481, or you can send us an email via our contact page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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