The quality of the water directly affects the lifespan of these machines, as well as the quality of ice that is obtained with ITV machines. ITV provides filtration equipment that protects the ice machines ensuring proper functioning and extending lifespan. Installation is essential so that the machines will last for many years. The best machine on the market with its proper filter. The annual cost is minimal, you only need to change the cartridge once a year, depending on the hardness of the water and following the recommendations of ITV and the result achieved is excellent: a machine in good conditions for many years.