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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Hacks and Tips for Organizing Your Refrigerator and Freezer

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No matter the size of your refrigerator and freezer, it always seems as if there is never enough room for all of your food, drinks, and snacks.  Nothing is more frustrating than coming home from going grocery shopping and fighting to fit all of the food that you just bought into your fridge.  Being able to get items in and out of the fridge without knocking something else over or having to take something out is merely impossible, and dealing with the freezer is usually even worse because it is even smaller than the fridge.  If these problems are all too familiar to you, here are some clever hacks and tips that will make your life in this area of the kitchen a little bit easier.  Continue reading

Slow Ice Production?

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It’s disappointing when you are craving a cold glass of water or juice and realize you’re low or completely out of ice. You might wonder why it takes your ice maker so long to produce ice for your needs. There are a few common reasons this happens that you should check or get fixed to help your ice maker produce ice faster and more efficiently. There are also many easy repairs you can complete or things you can check yourself to make sure everything in your freezer is operating properly.

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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

Why is My Freezer Frosting Over?

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Is your freezer suddenly frosting over? For starters, lets talk about the functions of our freezers. There must be cooling air circulated inside of each compartment within your freezer at all times. If this cool airs comes in contact with hot or humid air outside of a compartment it generates frost around your freezer. Ice or frost could be building up inside the top area or the back wall of the freezer as well as the freezer basket or drawer rails. If there is excess moisture, condensation, or fog coming from your freezer – this causes frost and even freezing.


 

Having a weak cooling system can also be the reason your freezer is not performing properly. More commonly known causes are:

  • Freezer door is not fully closed8433155_s
  • Improper ventilation of cool air
  • Ice maker flap is open
  • Torn Gasket
  • Freezer drain tube frozen
  • Ice maker not filling properly

 

 

 

To avoid that extra frost buildup in your freezer, follow these simple tips:

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