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Dry Ice Keeps Your Care Package To Friends And Family Fresh

This year, perhaps more than any most of us can remember, we’re going to need a personal touch for the holidays – and one of the best ways to send that touch is by sharing food we’ve made for our loved ones. If we can’t be with our favorite people, we can still share our […]

Dry ice safety reminders

Dry Ice: Safety Reminders For Home Use

Dry ice is pretty amazing stuff – you can use it for everything from making eerie Halloween displays and preserving perishable food for holiday mailings to removing old floor tiles and fixing car dents (more on these uses in future blogs!). But dry ice (which is carbon dioxide in solid form) also requires some special […]

Halloween dry ice

Mummies and Daddies, Boys and Ghouls! Get Your Halloween Dry Ice!

A COVID-free Halloween may be witch-ful thinking, but that doesn’t mean you can’t scare up some fun in your Buffalo or Rochester home. Imagine terrifying neighborhood passers-by with a foggy graveyard display, or delighting your kids with a smoking punch bowl. It’s all possible with the help of dry ice from Irish Carbonic! Dry Ice […]

Dry Ice Blasting FAQs

Dry Ice Blasting FAQs – What You Need To Know

Dry ice blasting is one of the most effective and efficient ways to clean unwanted surfaces off industrial equipment and surfaces. But how much do you know about dry ice blasting? Here are some basics. Q. What is dry ice blasting? A. Dry ice blasting is a non-destructive way to clean and remove unwanted coatings […]

Is carbonated water healthy?

Is Carbonated Water Healthy For You?

At this point, most of us are aware of the negative health impacts of drinking sugar-laden beverages. But what about other carbonated beverages, such as seltzer water, sparkling water and tonic water? While some people claim that carbonation itself can cause problems ranging from tooth decay to weight gain, studies suggest otherwise. Let’s take a […]

Know your bulk CO2!

Know Your Bulk CO2! What To Look For

When it comes to buying bulk CO2 – especially for food or beverage use – quality really matters. But what exactly do we mean by “quality,” and are you getting it from your current CO2 supplier? Let’s start with the easy stuff: CO2 grading. CO2 is graded based on the amount of impurities (such as ammonia, […]

How about a 10-point beer line cleaning for your Phase 4 re-opening?

How About A 10-Point Beer Line Cleaning?

Getting Ready For Your Phase 4 Re-Opening Now that Western New York has entered phase 4 of COVID re-opening, there will be lots of making up for lost time at restaurants and bars across the region. The question is, are your beer lines ready for the workout? Irish Carbonic: Expert beer line cleaning in Rochester […]

What is helium used for?

Helium: What Can It Be Used For?

Admit it – at one time or another, most of us has sucked a little helium gas from a balloon at a party to get a laugh. But helium is much more than a falsetto-producing gas. Helium – a.k.a. “He” on the periodic table – is the second most abundant element in the universe and a […]

Camping and RVing with dry ice

Dry Ice: A Guide For Camping And RVing

Let’s face it: we’re all a little stir crazy after three months of Zooming with relatives and staring at four walls. But how do we get out of the house in a safe way this summer? Your best bet might be an RV or camping trip, according to some experts. If you’re ready to hit […]

Food safety 101: Using dry ice to protect your food during a power outage

Food Safety 101: Using Dry Ice During A Power Outage

Protecting your food when electricity goes out Believe it or not, summer is just weeks away – and summer can often mean severe weather and the power outages that come with it. Once consequence of a power outage is food spoilage – a problem that can cost you hundreds of dollars and another trip to the […]

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