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How Long Does a Freezer Take To Get Cold?

When you buy a new freezer or when you plug yours back in after defrosting, the question that will naturally cross your mind is “how long until it gets cold”. When can you start placing things in the freezer,...

What Part of the Fridge Is The Coldest? 

When you organise your fridge, do you pay attention to where you place each item, or do you just try to make everything fit, like in a good old fashioned game of Tetris? Do you always put your veggies in...

Why Does My Freezer Feel Hot on The Outside?

Every appliance that is run by a motor will generate heat. This goes for both fridges and freezers, which can feel hot to the touch. While it may seem counterintuitive for a cooling appliance to get hot, it’s actually...

Why Does My Freezer Smell?

Imagine casually strolling over to the freezer in search of an ice cream or some veggies for dinner. As you open the freezer door, you are met by a smell you can’t quite place, a smell you are sure...

What Temperature Should a Freezer Be? 

Freezing food is one of the most efficient ways to prevent bacteria growth and keep food fresh for a long time. However, it isn't enough to just freeze it at any temperature. You need to get it right in...

Why Does My Fridge Freeze Food?

The last thing you want to see when you open your fridge is ice. Or reach in to grab a piece of fruit only to discover it is semi-frozen. Or have to drink ice-cold juice from the fridge.  Your fridge...

11 Signs It Is Time to Replace Your Fridge

If you, like us, have purchased brand new appliances when you moved into your current home, you might find that all of them seem to simultaneously be breaking down. Most modern appliances have an expiration date, and they will...

How Often Should You Defrost Your Freezer

If opening your freezer door opens up a frosty world of ice buildup, it can only mean one thing: it's time to defrost the freezer! However, it can also be good practice to defrost your freezer before the ice...

Why Is My Fridge Making A Loud Humming Noise? 

Arguably one of the worst ways to be woken up in the middle of the night is to hear your fridge making a loud humming noise. And it’s not any more pleasant in the daytime.  If your fridge has suddenly...

How Long Will Food Last In A Fridge Without Power?

It’s a hot summer day, your drinks and groceries are in the fridge, and so is your lunch – then, suddenly, there is a power outage. One of the first things that comes to your mind is how long...

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