1. Inspect the door seals.

A loose seal enables amazing air to permeate out, throwing away energy and triggering your refrigerator to work tougher than it needs to. Initially make certain the seals are free of food deposit. (Clean them concerning two times a year, making use of a tooth brush and a service of cooking soft drink and also water.) After that try the dollar-bill examination: Shut the costs in the door so that half remains in and also half is out. If it elopes conveniently, you may require to have the door seals examined by a pro.

2. Maintain the coils tidy.

When the condenser coils (see following page for extra ΨΥΓΕΙΑ on components) are covered with dirt, the refrigerator can not run efficiently. Twice a year, draw the maker from the wall surface to disclose 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 attachment.

3. Set the appropriate temperature.


Maintain the refrigerator in between 37 as well as 40 levels Fahrenheit and also the freezer at 0 degrees.

4. Fill it up (even if you never prepare and also just have takeout).

Refrigerators need "thermal mass" (a.k.a. lots of things) to maintain low temperatures. Great foods and also drinks assist take in cozy air that streams in when you open the ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΨΥΓΕΙΑ door. If you're the eat-out kind or your fridge is also huge for your requirements, keep a couple of containers of water in there.

5. Be prepared.

If the power goes out, keep the doors shut as well as utilize foods from the cupboard. An unopened fridge will certainly maintain food risk-free for four hours; a freezer will preserve its temperature for two days if full and 24-hour if half-full.