The majority of repair issues that arise with refigerators and freezers are due to the lack of simple maintenance techniques that ensure the correct functioning of your equipment.
We have put together some simple guidelines and handy hints to help you save your equipment from early damage and to more importantly save you money.
Before you pick up the phone, check the following list. It just might save you some money and a bit of embarrassment. Got power? Check the circuit breaker or fuse box to be sure power’s coming to the outlet. Is the cord plugged in tight? Wiggle it around a little. A worn receptacle could let […]
Give your fridge room to breathe Fridges function best with a little space. Allow at least a 1cm gap on the left and right, and 2cm behind, and don’t stack anything on top of it. If your fridge is in direct sunlight, install a window blind to screen out the worst of the sun. If […]
Meat, Fish, and Poultry Keep all fresh meat, fish, and poultry in its store wrapping. (Re-wrapping increases the risk of exposing the food to harmful bacteria.) If the item didn’t come in a Styrofoam tray, slide a plate underneath it to catch any drippings.
Freezing is a great way to preserve food for a long period of time, and that’s all thanks to some simple science. As the temperature of the food drops below freezing point, the water in its cells turns into ice crystals. The optimum temperature for freezing most foods is between -15°C and -18°C, because this […]