How do Refrigerators Work?

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Refrigerators can be such interesting appliances. Well, maybe interesting should be swapped for confusing. Refrigerators keep your food cold, but how? It can’t be just from being plugged in. Checkout below for how refrigerators, and their parts, work together to keep your food cold.

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How to fix a noisy Refrigerator

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How to fix a noisy Refrigerator

If your refrigerator is noisy and seems to continue getting louder, you should spend some time figuring out where the noise is coming from. A noisy refrigerator can be caused for many different reasons and from different parts in your refrigerator. The best way to approach this problem is to check and test the parts of your refrigerator that may be causing the problem. Below we have a list of common appliance repair part solutions for your noisy refrigerator.

 

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New & Improved Surge Protector

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Supco has launched a new and improved LINEBACKER Surge Protector that has been updated to meet a broader range of needs! We’re going to tell you what’s changed and how this updated surge protector is the best option for you!

The LBK10 Linebacker surge protector uses state of the art TPMOV (Mersen) technology that’s made with the ability to remove your equipment from damaging surges. This surge protector provides the best solution that your surge protector needs. If the surge protector detects an over-voltage, under-voltage, lost neutral or ground, it won’t allow power to the surge protector or equipment until the condition is resolved.

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Product Pick of the Week: Refrigerator Capacitors

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When you reach for the door on your refrigerator, you expect it to be cold inside.  But have you ever wondered how it gets that way?  We’ve talked about a few parts that help with this in the past like the Start Relay, the Overload, the Evaporator Fan Motor, the Compressor…the list goes on (you can read about those here).  But one important part that we haven’t talked about yet is the Capacitor.  Without this one little part the Compressor doesn’t know to start, leaving you with a warm fridge and that’s why we’ve made it our Pick of the Week. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Evaporator Fan Motors

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When you open up your refrigerator you expect it to be cold and for the freezer to be even colder.  But how does it get that way and stay that way?  In today’s Product Pick we’ll be talking about one of the components in the cooling process inside of your refrigerator: The Evaporator Fan Motor.  We’ll go over what the Evaporator Fan does in your refrigerator and share a few common signs it may need to be troubleshooted or replaced.    Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Start Relays & Overloads

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We’re back with another installment of our Product Pick of the Week series.  Each week, we select an appliance part, part category, or product and talk a little about it.  This week’s pick goes out to the Refrigerator Start Relay and Overload.  In today’s post we’ll explain how the Start Relay and Overload work and share a few common signs that they may need to be replaced. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Air Conditioner Compressors

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Summer is in full swing, which means that you’ve probably been using your air conditioner for the past few weeks.  But have you ever wondered how your air conditioner works?  Well, you’re in luck because in this week’s Product Pick we’re going to talk about just that.  Our pick this week goes to Air Conditioner Compressors, the in-between step in the cooling process. Continue reading