The Blejwas Difference

Blejwas defines good character as always doing the right thing when no one is looking. At Blejwas, our hiring philosophy is based on character first, and skill set second. The lengths to which we train our technicians annually with our Manufactures and In house are proven every day we work onsite.

That's why we take our time on machines. We meticulously descale and sanitize every component, and adhere to a strict scope of work that ensures every component, whether it's touching the ice or not, has been cleaned and sanitized to the manufacturer's guidelines and our technician's high standards. Everything we do at Blejwas can be learned. Finding the right people to perform the service is the challenge; finding the right people we can trust in your facility can be even harder. That’s why we select and vet every employee closely to ensure our customers receive the highest quality technician we can secure in the market.

Brands We service

  • Follett
  • Manitowoc
  • Hoshizaki
  • Blue Air
  • Ice-O-Matic
  • Scotsman
  • Koolair

Our Technicians Are Certified In:

Level 1, 2 & 3, 608 Universal & Hydrocarbon & Propane refrigerants

Our technicians take pride in their work. We work as a team, and our technicians sign off on each piece of equipment they touch individually. This documentation process allows us to determine which unit technicians have worked on and when and what deficiencies we may have found. It allows our office to compile accurate and complete documentation many sites require for audits. Our documentation and reporting meet the standards of the Healthcare Industry for Joint Commission, CMS, and the Health Department based. We provide guidance on ASHREA 188p, MFG recommendations, Infectious Prevention Standards, and Blejwas best practices.

The Blejwas Solution: Complete Cleaning & Documentation

Our trained technicians will clean your machine to the manufacturer’s factory standards...and beyond.  We will manually clean and remove biofilm from those parts that automated cleaning cannot reach. And we will provide you with complete documentation required for compliance!  Bins, wall mount, countertop or freestanding.

Blejwas expert services include:

  • Cleaning
  • Sanitizing
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Documentation and detailed reports

Below are several additional services we can provide on ice machines that will help in your facility's infection prevention efforts:


When your shower drain clogs up, where does the water go? Back into the shower. So when your ice machine is clogging it's going...back into the ice machine. This is recontamination of the machine and requires a total recleaning. By adding a one-inch air gap to your ice machine's drain, you're keeping a clog from pushing biomass back into your machine.


Leg Kits provide 2 functions to installed ice machines. The first is an infectious prevention function by keeping the base on the ice machine off of the countertop. This helps to mitigate bacteria from forming in areas hard to access and sanitize. The second function is to raise the unit up a few inches allowing for a 90 degree drain elbow. This helps with proper gravity drainage and helps to limit build up and drain clogs.

By adding legs to your machine, you allow for both an air gap and easy cleaning access, both of which will prevent the buildup of bacteria underneath an ice machine.


During our routine maintenance we will also evaluate the age and condition of the water filtration. Proper guidance is critical when selecting the correct filtration products. We can help select the proper product to protect against mineral build up (scale), lead remediation, odor and taste, bio film or bacteria. We offer single stage sediment, standard dual filtration and 3 stage filtration products with bacterial and legionella protections.

A Poorly Maintained and Cleaned Ice Machine Can Kill Someone