1. Inspect the door seals.

A loose seal permits amazing air to permeate out, losing power and creating your refrigerator to work more difficult than it requires to. First make certain the seals are without food deposit. (Tidy them concerning twice a year, utilizing a tooth brush as well as a solution of cooking soft drink and also water.) Then try the dollar-bill examination: Close the costs in the ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΨΥΓΕΙΑ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑΣ door so that half is in and also fifty percent is out. If it slips out quickly, you may need to have the door seals checked by a pro.

2. Keep the coils clean.

When the condenser coils (see following page for more on components) are covered with dirt, the fridge can not run effectively. Two times a year, pull the device from the wall to disclose the coils in back (or break off the grille, if the coils get on the bottom front), disconnect the fridge, and also vacuum cleaner with the brush add-on.

3. Set the best temperature.

Keep the refrigerator in between 37 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit and also the fridge freezer at 0 levels.

4. Load it up (even if you never prepare as well as only have takeout).

Fridges need "thermal mass" (a.k.a. lots of stuff) to maintain low temperature levels. Great foods and drinks assist absorb warm air that streams in when you unlock. If you're the eat-out type or your fridge is as well large for your demands, save a couple of containers of water in there.

5. Be prepared.

If the power goes out, keep the doors shut and make use of foods from the kitchen. An unopened fridge will maintain food secure for 4 hrs; a fridge freezer will certainly preserve its temperature for 48 hours if full as well as 1 day if half-full.