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How Long Will Food Last In A Freezer Without Power?

When the power goes out, one of the things we are anxious about the most is the food in the fridge and freezer spoiling.  Depending on how long the power outage lasts and how well you are prepared for it,...

How To Prepare A Fridge When Going On Vacation

Going on a vacation is always an exciting time - planning your itinerary, packing your bags, and enjoying the anticipation of a new adventure. However, there is one essential task that you may overlook - preparing your fridge before...

How To Prevent Ice Build-up in Your Fridge

Having a lot of frost and ice buildup in your fridge not only makes it resemble something out of Ice Age, it also has negative effects on the appliance itself.. Ice buildup in the fridge obstructs airflow and decreases fridge...

How To Defrost A Fridge

Defrosting a fridge is an important process that removes ice buildup and consequently increases the performance and energy efficiency of your refrigerator. The layer of ice makes the fridge work harder to maintain the right temperature, thus consuming more...

18 Tips To Make Your Fridge Last Longer

Modern fridges usually last between 10 and 20 years. And while they will more or less inevitably break down at some point, there are numerous things you can do to extend the life of your refrigerator.  Here are my 18...

How Often Should You Clean Your Fridge?

When was the last time you cleaned your fridge? If we were to come over to your house right now, would we find any ketchup spatter on the door, milk stains on the shelves, or dry bits of lettuce...

What is the Coldest Fridge Setting?

We have come to take our fridges for granted, like much of our modern existence. The fridge is there, it will keep our food fresh and cool, and all we need to do to feed ourselves is reach in...

How Long Does It Take a Fridge To Get Cold?

When you buy a new fridge (or unplug yours to defrost and clean it), you will undoubtedly want to know how long it will take for it to get cold again.  Putting food into a warm fridge is after all...

What Happens If You Leave the Fridge Door Open?

We’ve all done it. Had our hands full and left the fridge door to close itself, only to discover it has in fact failed to do so. Or simply walked into the kitchen to find the fridge had been...

Can You Plug a Fridge Into an Extension Cord?

When buying a new fridge, remodelling your kitchen or moving, you may find that your fridge’s cord has suddenly become too short. Do you then consider placing the fridge somewhere closer to a wall socket, or can you perhaps...

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