Science and technology have made our lives much easier, and they are still making new changes and bringing new inventions to make our lives even easier and more stress free. One such invention is the refrigerator. Two basic elements make up the heart of a refrigerator or freezer. These are the condenser coil and the evaporator coil. A compressor and motor circulate liquid coolant through the coils. The condenser cools the liquid, and it then travels on to the evaporator, where contact with the coil containing it cools the air inside the unit.

A frost-free refrigerator adds a heater to melt frost. A timer controls the heater, and after the heater switches off, the thermostat turns on a cooling cycle. A capacitor-type motor drives the compressor. Other components include thermostats, switches, condensers, heaters, and fans. This machine has helped us a lot by keeping our edibles fresh and healthy for days. But to keep our drinks and food items fresh and healthy, the refrigerator must be kept in a good working condition. Unfortunately, it is often hard to detect a not so well maintained refrigerator.


Early Warning Signs that You Need Refrigerator Repair

The very first indication for a poorly performing refrigerator is when the food items are not getting the necessary temperature to remain fresh and healthy. If you detect this, then a refrigerator repair is imminent.

Here’s a more comprehensive list of ailing refrigerator warning signs, some obvious, some less so:

  • The refrigerator won’t start at all.
  • The refrigerator is too warm.
  • Both the refrigerator and the freezer are too warm.
  • The fridge is too cold.
  • The freezer’s too cold.
  • The light doesn’t come on when you open the refrigerator door.
  • The refrigerator doesn’t dispense water.
  • The ice maker stopped making ice.
  • The refrigerator runs too long.
  • The refrigerator leaks.
  • The fridge is noisy.
  • The refrigerator door sweats.

Refrigerator Preventative Maintenance

Taking preventative measures of your appliances, including your refrigerator and freezer, can help extend the life of your appliances. Just like your car or lawn mower, servicing your appliances on a regular basis ensures that you will get longer and oftentimes more efficient use of the electricity that runs them. A refrigerator that is not maintained properly may consume more electricity as compared to a properly performing refrigerator, and eventually, broken refrigerator seals, bad thermostats, and dirty vents can all cause your refrigerator to break down.

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Call A Dichristopher’s to schedule a service call for refrigerator repair service at your Tampa or Tampa Bay area home or business. During our service call, we will be happy to inform you as to how to prolong the life of your refrigerator, freezer, and other appliances. Costly repairs can oftentimes be avoided with regular maintenance. A Dichristopher Appliance Repair Tampa will fix most brands and models of refrigerators and freezers including Whirlpool, General Electric, Kenmore, Amana, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Frigidaire, Kitchen Aide, Magic Chef and Roper. If you need refrigerator repair service due to cooling problems, broken ice makers, leaks, or other problems, call A DiChristopher  Appliance Repair service, Tampa Bay. We will make your refrigerator/freezer run well again.