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What Is The Lifespan Of A Commercial Pizza Oven?

In the modern world, where everything seems dispensable and even built to fall apart, it can be tricky to buy the right item. Sure, we’ve got everything at our fingertips these days and some things are a lot more affordable than they used to be, but what happened to product quality? It seems as though we’ve sacrificed durable, quality-made products for quickness and easiness, and planned obsolescence. But commercial pizza ovens should still be made with the old values of durability and quality in mind. That’s why the team at the Wood Fired Co are here to explain the different factors that contribute to the lifespan of your commercial pizza oven, and where to get a great quality one!

Which material are you using?

For centuries, pizza ovens have been made out of one thing and one thing only: refractory brick. A strong, sturdy and reliable material that’s purpose-built to withstand high temperatures, brick is still the most popular type of commercial pizza oven. While there are stainless steel commercial ovens too, which have added convenience, they’re usually not as durable and can’t produce heat as high as solid brick ovens. A brick commercial pizza oven can last anywhere between 10 and 25 years, depending on a few other factors. Let’s explain!

What type of bricks?

Sadly, you can’t just gather up a bunch of bricks leftover from the home renovation you did, and make a commercial pizza oven out of them. You need to use high-quality, purpose-made refractory bricks for a pizza oven. Refractory bricks can withstand super-high temperatures; the Wood Fired Co only use refractory bricks that are rated to 1500 degrees Celsius, which is more than enough insurance for regular pizza-making temperatures of 380-400 degrees. The better quality of refractory bricks, the longer the lifespan is increased.

Who’s the manufacturer?

There’s a reason you still see so many Toyotas and Hondas from the 1980s on the roads today. They were incredibly well-built! We know that an iPhone can last for several years of use, but you wouldn’t expect the same from that cheap smart phone you bought from Woolies. The same goes for pizza ovens – a high quality pizza oven from a top-rated manufacturer like the Wood Fired Co is going to have a far longer lifespan than that oven you bought off

How well is it maintained?

Regularly cleaning your commercial pizza oven will increase its lifespan. You’re preventing soot and creosote from building up in your chimney, and preventing permanent damage from happening to your bricks. Want an oven that will last you 20-25 years? Invest in a premium commercial pizza oven from the Wood Fired Co! The Wood Fired Co have been creating Australia’s best commercial and domestic fire ovens for over 10 years. Manufacturing top-quality ovens for daily use, the Wood Fired Co deliver affordable yet reliable ovens that you can depend on, day in, day out. Browse the range of commercial pizza ovens from the Wood Fired Co and make an inquiry with a team member today.
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