We all have trouble from time to time with our refrigerators. Of course the last thing we want to do is to call a repairman because a repairman equals $$$. I know there have been times I have called a repairman about fixing something, and then came to find that I could have fixed it myself. Here are some more troubleshooting tips for refrigerators that can help save you time and money. See the rest of the refrigerator troubleshooting series for easy fixes to other problems.
Nobody likes it when refrigerators have problems, but unfortunately many appliances do have issues from time to time. Some of the issues can be easy to fix, some need a repairman, and other times the refrigerator just needs to be replaced. Our Refrigerator Troubleshooting series will give you some ideas and tricks to try before having to make that phone call to the repairman.
A broken refrigerator is one of the worst things to come home to. It usually starts with a broken ice dispenser or maybe a puddle in or under your refrigerator. Maybe your refrigerator isn’t cooling at all. Refrigerators are big and expensive and, unfortunately, break down from time to time. Nobody wants to have to spend money on a repairman when there is a problem. But, there are refrigerator troubleshooting steps you can take on your own that may be able to help you fix the problem entirely, or save you money before calling the repairman.
I have done a big grocery run and then tried to put a week’s worth of groceries for my family of five in the fridge but didn’t have enough room to keep it refrigerated. Have you ever had this problem? I know in the summer when my garden is producing adding my normal groceries on top of the fresh producte doesn’t usually leave me with a lot of spare room. Currently, I have a side-by-side refrigerator, and I have wondered if I really need to have a freezer as a part of my refrigerator. There is now a refrigerator that is exactly that— a freezerless refrigerator.
Sometimes you don’t have a choice when it’s time to buy a new refrigerator. But if you have been thinking about it for a while and have saved up the money to get it, this is the time to cash in with some wonderful deals. Many popular stores are offering great Black Friday refrigerator deals.
What is a counter-depth refrigerator?
A counter-depth refrigerator is a full-size model refrigerator with varies sizes and finishes, but it fits flush to the cabinets. They are usually 25-27 inches deep rather than the 30-32 inches of a standard size. If you have a smaller kitchen or prefer the look of your refrigerator not sticking out then this style might be appealing.
Integrated counter-depth refrigerators are not only flush with the rest of the counters and cabinets but they have a veneer to match the other cabinets. These are definitely higher quality, deluxe refrigerators.
Tired of your loud refrigerator? Here are some of popular quiet refrigerators.
If you are in the market to buy a refrigerator, one of your criteria might be the noise level of the appliance. Nobody wants a loud refrigerator, but how can you test this while you’re shopping? It can be hard to tell from the sales floor and you don’t want to be stuck with a clanking appliance that is not easy to return.
VIDEO: Get a look inside this top-of-the-line four-door refrigerator from Samsung.
Four-door refrigerators are a newer style of refrigerator on the market. You can choose either the French-door refrigerator style on top with two drawers on the bottom, or you can go with four equal-size doors that look like a rectangle that has been cut in half down the middle and then again from left to right. Both styles are great, it just depends on how you want to manage the food in the refrigerator and freezer.
If you have ever gone refrigerator shopping either online or in stores you have probably seen the long string of letters and numbers after the refrigerator brand and model name. Typically there are letters in the front, several digits in the middle, and then a couple letters at the end. But what does it all mean? Can it help you to make a better refrigerator purchase? Yes!