1. Examine the door seals.

A loose seal allows awesome air to leak out, throwing away energy as well as causing your refrigerator to function harder than it needs to. Initially see to it the seals are free of food residue. (Clean them regarding twice a year, using a toothbrush as well as a solution of cooking soda and water.) Then try the dollar-bill test: Shut the bill in the door to ensure that half is in as well as half is out. If it slips out quickly, you might need to have the door seals examined by a pro.

2. Keep the coils clean.

When the condenser coils (see adhering to page for extra on components) are covered with dirt, the fridge can not run efficiently. Two times a year, pull the device from the wall to disclose the coils in back (or snap off the grille, if the coils get on the bottom front), disconnect the fridge, as well as vacuum with the brush attachment.

3. Set the ideal temperature.

Keep the fridge between 37 and 40 levels Fahrenheit as well as the freezer at 0 degrees.

4. Fill it up (also if you never cook and only have takeout).

Refrigerators need "thermal mass" (a.k.a. lots of things) to preserve low temperature levels. Trendy foods and also beverages assist soak up ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΨΥΓΕΙΩΝ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑΣ ΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΨΥΓΕΙΑ ΠΕΙΡΑΙΑΣ ΤΙΜΕΣ ΤΙΜΕΣ warm air that streams in when you open the door. If you're the eat-out type or your refrigerator is too huge for your demands, save a few containers of water therein.

5. Be prepared.

If the power heads out, maintain the doors closed and also use foods from the pantry. An unopened fridge will certainly maintain food risk-free for 4 hrs; a freezer will certainly preserve its temperature level for 48 hours if full as well as 24 hours if half-full.