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.
Buying Fridges and Freezers
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.
Frost free freezers and automatic defrosting fridges, how do they work? Frost free fridge freezers are very popular and auto defrosting fridges are a great convenience. In a frost free appliance the cold air is blown round the freezer using a fan. On modern refrigeration the evaporator (which is the plate that gets cold) is... continue reading.
Help and advice by an engineer, on how refrigeration appliances can be adversely affected by the environment that they are placed in. If the temperature surrounding the appliance moves outside its climate rating specified by the manufacturer (Climate Classes for fridges, freezers and fridge-freezers) they can stop working. How are fridges and freezers affected by... continue reading.
Fridges, freezers, and fridge-freezers are all designed to operate in specific temperature ranges (climates). If you place one in a kitchen or in a separate room inside your house it’s likely that it will operate as intended (although it’s not advisable to place a refrigeration appliance next to a heat source such as a radiator... continue reading.
Many fridge-freezers in the UK end up in a garage or in an outbuilding. However, did you know that many are not capable of running properly if the temperature surrounding the appliance drops too low? When winter comes, many people find that their freezer starts to defrost.