Walk-In Cooler & Freezer Repair & Installation Serving Southern NJ & the Jersey Shore


Walk-In Refrigeration Services in Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May & Monmouth County

General Refrigeration is a leading provider of specialized service for walk-in refrigeration systems, catering to a diverse range of industries across Southern New Jersey and the Jersey Shore, including Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May, and Monmouth Counties. Our expertise extends to both walk-in coolers and freezers, recognizing each system’s distinct functionalities and requirements.

Walk-in coolers, essential for businesses like restaurants, grocery stores, and florists, are designed to maintain a constant, cool temperature, ensuring the freshness and longevity of perishable goods. General Refrigeration offers expert repair and installation services for walk-in coolers, addressing everything from temperature inconsistencies to structural issues, ensuring these units operate efficiently and effectively.

On the other hand, walk-in freezers, crucial for industries such as food processing, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare, require maintaining much lower temperatures to preserve products for extended periods. Our services for walk-in freezers include precise repair work and meticulous installations, focusing on optimal insulation, efficient cooling systems, and reliable temperature controls.

Our skilled technicians are adept at diagnosing and resolving various issues in walk-in coolers and freezers. Whether upgrading existing systems or installing new units, we ensure seamless integration and minimal disruption to your operations.

In addition to repair and installation, General Refrigeration provides tailored solutions to meet the specific needs of various industries. We understand the critical role that walk-in refrigeration systems play in the success of your business, and we are committed to delivering services that uphold the highest standards of quality and reliability.

Choose General Refrigeration for all your walk-in cooler and freezer needs in Southern New Jersey. Our dedication to excellence, extensive service area, and industry expertise make us the ideal partner for maintaining and enhancing your refrigeration systems.



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Walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers are both large refrigeration units used in commercial settings, but they have distinct technical differences and requirements based on their intended use:

  1. Temperature Range:
    • Walk-in Coolers: Typically maintain temperatures above 32°F (0°C) and up to 40°F (4°C). They are designed to keep perishable goods like produce, dairy, and beverages cool and fresh.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Designed to maintain temperatures well below freezing, usually around -10°F to 0°F (-23°C to -18°C). They are used for storing items that need to be kept frozen, such as meat, seafood, and frozen food products.
  2. Insulation:
    • Walk-in Coolers: Have insulation that is generally around 2 to 4 inches thick to maintain the cooler temperatures.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Require thicker insulation, often around 4 to 6 inches, to effectively keep the colder temperatures. This is crucial to prevent heat ingress and maintain energy efficiency.
  3. Refrigeration System:
    • Walk-in Coolers: Use a refrigeration system that includes an evaporator and a condenser, but the system is designed for less extreme cooling compared to freezers.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Have more powerful refrigeration systems with components designed to operate at much lower temperatures. They often include additional features like heated door frames to prevent door seals from freezing.
  4. Defrost System:
    • Walk-in Coolers: Typically have simpler defrost systems since ice buildup is less of a concern at higher temperatures.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Require more complex defrost systems to manage ice buildup. These systems might include electric heat or hot gas defrost mechanisms.
  5. Flooring:
    • Walk-in Coolers: May not require insulated flooring, especially if they are placed in a conditioned space.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Usually require insulated flooring to prevent the freezing of the ground beneath them and to maintain consistent internal temperatures.
  6. Energy Consumption:
    • Walk-in Coolers: Generally consume less energy compared to freezers due to the less stringent temperature requirements.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Are more energy-intensive due to the need to maintain much lower temperatures.
  7. Usage and Application:
    • Walk-in Coolers: Commonly used in restaurants, grocery stores, and other food service businesses for short-term storage of perishable goods.
    • Walk-in Freezers: Essential in settings where long-term storage of frozen goods is required, such as in food processing plants, large kitchens, and distribution centers.

Understanding these differences is crucial for businesses to choose the right type of walk-in unit based on their specific storage needs and to ensure the efficient and safe preservation of their products.


We Repair & Install All Major Walk-In Regeration Brands and more!
  1. American Panel: Specializes in walk-in coolers and freezers, offering a range of sizes and customizations.

  2. Bally Refrigerated Boxes: Known for manufacturing walk-in coolers, freezers, and refrigerated warehouses.

  3. Bohn: While primarily known for refrigeration components like evaporators and condensers, they also provide solutions for walk-in cooler and freezer systems.

  4. Continental Refrigerator: Continental Refrigerator offers a variety of commercial refrigeration products, including walk-in coolers.

  5. Heatcraft: Provides refrigeration equipment often used in walk-in coolers and freezers.

  6. Hussmann: Known for various commercial refrigeration solutions, including walk-in coolers and freezers.

  7. Master-Bilt: Offers a wide range of refrigeration solutions, including walk-in coolers and freezers.

  8. Nor-Lake: Specializes in various refrigeration systems, including walk-in coolers and freezers.

  9. Traulsen: Known for high-quality commercial refrigeration, including walk-in coolers and freezers.

  10. Trenton Refrigeration Products: Provides products and components often used in walk-in coolers and freezers.

These brands are recognized for their quality and reliability in commercial refrigeration, particularly walk-in coolers and freezers.



  • American Panel
  • Bally Refrigerated Boxes
  • Bohn
  • Continental Refrigerator
  • Heatcraft
  • Hussmann
  • Master-Bilt
  • Traulsen
  • Trenton Refrigeration Products
  • and much more…


Working with us for your walk-in refrigeration needs means partnering with a team of experts dedicated to delivering exceptional service across various industries. Serving Southern New Jersey, including Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May, and Monmouth Counties, as well as the Jersey Shore area, we specialize in walk-in cooler and freezer repair and installation.

Our expertise in walk-in cooler repair ensures that businesses such as restaurants, grocery stores, and florists maintain their coolers at optimal performance, which is crucial for preserving the freshness and quality of perishable goods. We understand the urgency of operational coolers for your business and respond swiftly to service calls, minimizing downtime and disruption.

In walk-in freezer repair, we cater to industries requiring stringent cold storage, like food processing plants and healthcare facilities. Our technicians are skilled in diagnosing and fixing complex issues, ensuring that your freezer maintains the necessary low temperatures for product preservation.

Our walk-in freezer installation services are tailored to meet the specific needs of your business. We install your new freezer precisely, providing efficient, long-lasting cold storage solutions. Similarly, our walk-in cooler installation services are designed to integrate seamlessly into your business, enhancing operational efficiency.

Working with us guarantees a partnership with a team that is not only skilled in the technical aspects of walk-in refrigeration but also understands the unique needs of your industry. We are committed to providing reliable, efficient, and timely service, ensuring that your refrigeration systems support the success of your business in New Jersey.

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