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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Cleaning Your Condenser Coils

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The condenser coils can become dusty overtime, preventing your refrigerator and freezer from operating efficiently. If your refrigerator is cold, but not cold enough it is most likely due to your condenser coils. Keep in mind that not all refrigerators contain condenser coils that are easily accessible. Please contact a professional in order to replace or the condenser coils. Continue reading

Three Signs Your Refrigerator Needs Maintenance

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As the weather continues to drastically change, the temperature in your home fluctuates, which can make your refrigerator work harder. Appliance maintenance is very important, especially when ensuring a long life expectancy for your appliances. We as homeowners put off little tasks like taking care of an internal problem with a specific appliance. Keeping up maintenance for your appliances is how you can ensure a long life and ensure your appliance is working as efficiently as possible. Here are a few signs to help you determine if your refrigerator needs maintenance. So when you have your next cleaning day look out for these signs!

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Maintain your freezer to avoid repair costs

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Even with winter on its way your freezer still needs to be kept maintained because it will extend the lifespan of your appliance and save you repair costs by performing these simple repairs by yourself! These freezer maintenance tips laid out below will ensure you a better working freezer and overall lower household costs!

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Product Pick of the Week: Zip Foam Coil Cleaner

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Welcome to our new series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about Zip Foam Coil Cleaner used for your air conditioner and other units. Have you ever wondered what you can do to improve how you’re A/C unit works?  Luckily 1st Source Servall will explain all the ways this product will be useful in your home!

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Appliances to take extra care of during the summer

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Warm summer days are spent swimming and soaking up in the sun, but did you know that your appliances are affected by the summer heat? The extreme heat conditions can get the best of your appliances if you are not keeping an eye on them. The heat causes your appliances to work harder than they are designed to and can cause them to wear out, work less efficiently, and break down.

It is important to maintain these appliances to ensure they’re in great condition as you’re getting ready for summer! Here are some tips on what you can do to make sure your appliances don’t give out on you this summer.

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Why is the Space Between The Doors on My Refrigerator Getting Hot?

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Seeing as your refrigerator is meant to keep things cool, it can be a bit of a shock when part of it is suddenly burning hot.  A common issue with side-by-side refrigerators, especially older models, is that the portion between the two compartment doors gets hot.  And not just a little warm to the touch, but noticeably hot.

So what causes this?  And what can you do about it?

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