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How to Defrost Your Refrigerator

If you
don’t have a self-defrosting refrigerator, you may notice a layer of
ice accumulating in your freezer and on the back wall of your
refrigerator. If left unattended, this build up will only grow and
take up storage space, as well as increase your monthly energy bill.
It is
an unpleasant task that most of us would rather not do, but it’s
better to take a few minutes out of your day every six months than to
fork over money to the utility company and potentially the appliance
Here is
how to defrost your refrigerator in 20 minutes or less:
  1. Unplug
    the unit, open the refrigerator and freezer doors, and remove all
    items from the inside. You can place your food in a cooler if you
    wish, but it is not necessary since this will be a quick job.
  2. Remove
    all shelves and drawers from the refrigerator. You can take
    advantage of this opportunity to wash them off in the sink if you’d
  3. Place
    a towel at the foot of the refrigerator to minimize flooding/pooling
    of water.
  4. Using
    a hair dryer, heat around the outside of the ice build up. The
    intention is to melt the edges just enough so you can remove it in
    one chunk instead of letting a stream of water run down your
  5. Use
    a plastic spatula to remove the ice build up.
  6. Wipe
    your refrigerator dry, replace the shelves and food, close the
    doors, and plug your appliance back in. That’s it!
If you
are defrosting your refrigerator and discover any kind of leaking or
loud, unusual noises, call 24/7 Refrigerator Repair at 866-782-9376.
We have been servicing Long Island, New York City, and beyond for
more than 75 years and offer same-day appointments in the comfort of
your own home. Our phone lines are always open in case of emergency,
so call 866-782-9376 at any time for a fast refrigerator repair.

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