Freezer

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Common Problems With a Freezer Door

It might be less serious than you think.

A freezer with ice build-up.
How to Defrost a Freezer

Defrosting a freezer must be done periodically, but luckily it's an easy task!

Repair a Freezer Door Seal

A bad freezer seal could be wasting energy and costing money. But you can learn how to fix it!

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How to Unclog a Refrigerator Drain Pipe

Instead of calling a technician, fix your clogged refrigerator drain pipe that's flooding your fridge or freezer with a few tools.

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Freezer Not Working but Fridge Is

When the fridge fails to cool, most people will rush to a technician to get it sorted out. This is not the case with DIYers. Before visiting a technician, DIYers will ensure that they have explored every possible solution out there. In this case, we look at a situation where a DIYer experiences a failed

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How Often Should I Defrost My Chest Freezer?

Defrosting the freezer saves your food from freezer burn and helps your appliance last longer.

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How to Repair a Chest Freezer that Runs Continuously

If you have a chest freezer that runs continuously, look a little deeper into solving why.

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How to Replace a Chest Freezer Compressor Relay

If your refrigerator has been in use for sometime, it may have problems in the freezer compressor.

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How to Test a Chest Freezer Compressor Relay

Testing your freezer compressor is an easy DIY project.

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Repairing A Chest Freezer

With its large capacity, your chest freezer represents a considerable part of your food budget.

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How to Install a Chest Freezer

Chest freezers are great for extra freezer space.

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Troubleshooting a Chest Freezer

If your chest freezer begins running continuously or out of cycle, it may have a problem.

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How to Replace a Chest Freezer Thermostat

Having problem with your freezer thermostat, follow this advice to replace it.

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How to Replace a Freezer Door Seal

If your freezer is to function efficiently, it needs a tight door seal.

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How to Check a Freezer Door Seal

A freezer door seal that is working properly can help the energy efficiency of your freezer.

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How to Adjust Freezers

Keeping items in your freezer the right temperature will eliminate spoilage. Here's a guide to setting your freezer temperature.

An open chest freezer.
Troubleshooting a Chest Freezer That Doesn't Cool

A chest freezer is a great item to have in your home.

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How to Defrost an Upright Freezer

You need to defrost an upright freezer to prevent over freezing and taxing the coolant or the fan.

A chest freezer
How to Repair a Chest Freezer that Doesn't Cool

Finding the problem's cause might be simpler than expected.

A freezer chest.
To What Temperature Should I Set My Upright Freezer?

Check the temperature with a thermometer.

An open chest freezer.
Troubleshooting a Chest Freezer That Doesn't Work

Check out these common chest freezer malfunctions.

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How to Replace a Chest Freezer Compressor

Replacing a compressor can be challenging.

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How to Clean Chest Freezer Condenser Coils

Clean them once a year for optimal performance.

defrosting a freezer
How to Defrost a Deep Freezer

Follow these steps to defrost your deep freezer.

a freezer full of frost
How To Fix An Upright Freezer

It may be time to fix your upright freezer.

A chest freezer.
How to Test a Chest Freezer Compressor

Read the instruction manual first!

A chest freezer.
How to Repair a Chest Freezer that Leaks

The problem is usually easy to solve.

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How to Defrost a Chest Freezer

If you see over 1/4-inch of frost, it's time to defrost.

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Troubleshooting a Leaking Chest Freezer

If your chest freezer is getting old, it may begin leaking.

Opening the door of an upright freezer
Can I Lay Upright Freezers On Their Side When Moving?

If you must lay down an upright freezer for transport, protect the parts and wait before plugging it back in.