One of the worst things as a homeowner is dealing with appliance problems that require repairs. One of these problems can be a leaky refrigerator which could be an easy fix, so try to fix-it-yourself with these tips below. If you find that your refrigerator is still leaky, call a repairman and have them diagnose the problem! Below are parts of the refrigerator that may be the culprit to your leaky refrigerator so check these parts first!
When we purchase a brand new appliance such as a refrigerator, we want to develop a long-term relationship with it. Our refrigerators are incorporated into our everyday routine so when it suddenly dies it becomes very frustrating and pricey. Regular maintenance decreases the cost of those big un-wanted expenses.
Here are some tips to increase the longevity of your refrigerator:
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!
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!
Condensation occurs when warm, moisture-laden air cools. If your refrigerator has condensation forming then you will have to locate to source to this problem. The most common reason as to why this is happening is usually a faulty door gasket. The door gasket is responsible for creating an air-tight seal around the refrigerator door preventing warm air from entering. Here is what to check if you have condensation forming in your refrigerator.Continue reading
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.
Most of us pay our refrigerator a visit 5 times a day, and if there is more than one person living in your house, this can have quite the effect on your refrigerator door! From fingerprints to broken seals, our refrigerator endures it all. To avoid our groceries (and money!) going to waste, be sure to keep an eye out on how your refrigerator door gasket is holding up. If it needs to be replaced, follow our step-by-step instructions to repairing most refrigerator gaskets below!
Refrigerator door being stubborn again? You reach in your refrigerator to grab a snack, come back, and the door is slightly ajar. When this happens, cold air can escape the refrigerator and allow warm air to invade the compartment. This can cause the buildup of condensation inside the refrigerator and cause the compressor to work overtime. Either your refrigerator has a faulty gasket, your door hinges need to be tightened, or you have a bad door seal.
If you plan on diagnosing the problem yourself, follow these tips & pointers to fix your door problem:Continue reading