Maintaining your fridge is important to anyone and everyone; food costs a lot of money, especially if you’re a catering business owner. As such it pays to be aware of the signs that indicate you need an emergency callout.
Food is Deteriorating Before Expiry Dates
An obvious sign that your refrigerator is on the downslide, and therefore needs an expert’s diagnosis, is when the food in your refrigerator deteriorates and becomes mouldy quicker than expected. Your food can start to smell ahead of schedule. If this happening to you it would be wise to stop wasting money on food that is being spoilt and consider calling for a callout.
Food/Water is not Being Cooled
If your placing your beverages in your refrigerator and it’s taking longer than expected to cool, you could be looking at a faulty appliance.
Too Much Condensation
If your refrigerator is warm during hot times, like the summer, the issue may be that is not cooling down properly. You should look for signs of mould or water drops around the rubber sealing around the door of your refrigerator. If the sealing is covered in mould or water drops than this is a major sign of too much condensation occurring in your refrigerator. This is an issue that can be resolved through cleaning the back of the refrigerator where the compressor’s located.
If this problem is still occurring than this can cause the temperature settings of your refrigerator to become inconsistent, causing your food to spoil.
Your Refrigerator Has Become the New Antarctica
The frost that stacks up on the evaporator coils can cause temperature problems inside your refrigerator, so if you are seeing constant frost build up, you should inspect if there is a problem with your evaporator coil. Coils that are not working properly can cause your refrigerator to get damaged, and if you don’t feel confident in checking it yourself, you can call use and we check it for you.
Your Refrigerator is Ancient
If the refrigerator is more than ten years old, then it worth booking in an inspection, as the older your refrigerator gets, the more expensive it costs to repair. Equally, it may even be time to consider biting the bullet and buying a new one! Your refrigerator is noisy
Whilst fridges are not exactly noise ambient you shouldn’t really hear much noise whilst your refrigerator is running. If you are hearing loud and unusual sounds, then it’s certainly worth calling a technician.
Your Refrigerator Wastes Energy Relentlessly
If your energy bills are going up every month and you think you’re using the same amount of energy, then there’s a good chance that the price increase is due to your refrigerator. The reason being that refrigerators are on all the time. Furthermore, it could be an indication that the compressor or thermostat of your refrigerator is on the decline.
If you are experiencing any of these problems with your refrigerators, why not call a refrigerator engineer from our team of experts, any other enquires concerning your refrigerator or air conditioning systems, you contact us and we’ll be in touch.