1. Check the door seals.
A loose seal permits cool air to seep out, squandering energy and also causing your refrigerator to work more difficult than it requires to. Initially make sure the seals are devoid of food residue. (Clean them concerning twice a year, making use of a toothbrush and a remedy of baking soda and water.) Then attempt the dollar-bill examination: Close the costs in the door so that half remains in and also half is out. If it slips out easily, you may require to have the door seals examined by a pro.
2. ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΨΥΓΕΙΩΝ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑΣ ΤΙΜΕΣ Keep the coils clean.
When the condenser coils (see complying with page for extra on parts) are covered with dirt, the refrigerator can not run efficiently. Twice a year, draw the maker from the wall to reveal the coils in back (or snap off the grille, if the coils get on the bottom front), unplug the refrigerator, and also vacuum with the brush accessory.
3. Set the right temperature level.
Maintain the fridge in between 37 as well as 40 degrees Fahrenheit as well as the freezer at 0 degrees.
4. Fill it up (even if you never cook and just have takeout).
Refrigerators require "thermal mass" (a.k.a. lots of stuff) to preserve reduced temperatures. Great foods and also drinks help soak up warm air that streams in when you unlock. If you're the eat-out kind or your refrigerator is also big for your demands, store a couple of containers of water therein.
5. Be prepared.
If the power goes out, maintain the doors closed and utilize foods from the pantry. An unopened fridge will certainly maintain food secure for 4 hours; a freezer will keep its temperature level for two days if full and 1 day if half-full.