Refrigerator Efficiency and Maintenance Tips: Ideas To Keep Your Ice Box Cold

We all know how important it is to keep that good old refrigerator or icebox in proper working order. Some could even say their life depends on it whether it is medical needs or what have you. Besides that they are fairly easy to maintain and repair if you know just what your looking for and where to look.

Cleaning your refrigerators fan and coil assembly,since it is like the radiator of you car engine is vital to the life and and efficiency of your icebox. It is all too common to see a young fridge crap out because of neglecting to clean the fan and coils. The coils are either located on the back or under the unit some are configured differently. This should be done with caution as some coils and fan housings are somewhat fragile.  Do this with a special brush called a “coil brush” and a shop vac but be gentle, better yet use an air compressor if you want. This is one of the ideas to keep your ice box cold for years to come.

Refrigerator Efficiency and Maintenance Tips #2

The gasket around the perimeter of your refrigerator or icebox door can sometimes dry out and shrink over time and not seal properly. But, thankfully I have just the solution to your problem.  Get some petroleum jelly and apply some of the jelly to the outer edge of the seal not the part that touches the refrigerator, and rub it onto the surface and grab a hair dryer and apply heat and gently manipulate the seal back the way it was. Then give it a test you will see the gasket will suck it self right in and you are good to go keep going until you get the desired result just don’t over heat the gasket as it could melt.

Refrigerator Efficiency and Maintenance Tips #3

This is a little trick if you don’t know already especially if you have children who are always in and out of the refrigerator. I am sure you have discovered the icebox has been left opened from time to time. I like to set the feet on the front of my refrigerator slightly higher than those in the rear so it is just off level from front to back. The reason for this is simply if your children or anyone for that matter accidently leaves the door open it will gently close itself.

 Refrigerator Efficiency and Maintenance Tips: Ideas To Keep Your Ice Box Cold Conclusion

We all know how important it is to keep that good old refrigerator or icebox in proper working order. Some could even say their life depends on it whether it is medical needs or what have you. If you want to optimize the efficiency of your icebox at least follow: Refrigerator Efficiency and Maintenance Tips #1. These are some ideas to keep your ice box cold,so your food and drink or maybe medicine will always be at the ready for years to come.

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