Here is another safety notice. Issued by the manufacturer of Caple fridges. From what I can see this safety notice was originally issued in 2015. The manufacturers are reissuing the notice in a fresh attempt to ensure all affected models still around are modified. These fridges were apparently made between 2007 and 2008 so they... continue reading.
Fridges & Freezers
This is a list of every article I've written filed under fridges & freezers, including all its sub categories. To jump to specific fridges & freezers sub categories use the drop down menu under "fridges & freezers" in the main navigation.
NOTE: More fridge & freezer articles are filed under other categories and sub categories if they focus on buying or repairing them for example.
Hotpoint have reacted to reports that the Grenfell fire was caused by one of their fridge freezers. It is still too early to know exactly what caused the fridge freezer to catch fire. Reports are that there was an explosion. Unfortunately modern refrigerators do contain explosive gas. This is due to new regulations banning the... continue reading.
Finding ice in the base of a freezer is a common fault. I’ve recently had to repair my own freezer with this problem and this article documents what I did to fix the fault. This issue can affect stand alone freezers, or the freezer section of a fridge-freezer. Sometimes a build up of ice may... continue reading.
Sometimes water may appear in the bottom of the fridge. This is usually caused when water created by automatic defrosting cannot run away through the hole in the channel at the back and it runs into the base of the fridge instead. At the back of many fridges and fridge freezers these days is a... continue reading.
American-style fridge freezers have become quite popular over recent years due to their storage capacity. They are by far the largest appliances we’ve ever needed delivering to our homes since the Aga cookers. This article is designed for anyone thinking of buying an American-style fridge freezer focusing on potential delivery problems that you may be... continue reading.
Do you need to leave a fridge or freezer to stand before plugging it in after it’s been delivered (or after moving house)? Yes, but it’s not possible to quote a definitive period of time it should be left for. This article explains why you shouldn’t plug it in without leaving it to stand, and... continue reading.