own a refrigerator with an automatic ice maker, there is a good
chance that you have experienced bad-tasting ice cubes at one point
or another. Automatic ice makers are no doubt a luxury, but one you
must occasionally tend to. There two common solutions for funny
tasting ice, so read this and figure out which one is most likely
occurring in your freezer.
refrigerator’s water line has a filtration system which should be
swapped out regularly. How often depends on your particular model and
the purity of your town’s water supply, but it is good practice to
change your filter at least once every six months. Failure to do so
will result in a less-effective filter, which will allow more
minerals, chemicals, and other impurities to enter your ice maker.
The final outcome of this is your ice tasting less-than-satisfactory.
are sure that your refrigerator’s water filter doesn’t need to be
changed and your ice still tastes bad, you most likely have something
contaminating your refrigerator or freezer. Gasses and odors from
foods in both the fresh food and frozen compartments can easily be
absorbed by ice cubes. This is especially true with spoiled foods, so
make sure to clean out your fridge regularly and discard any foods
that have expired. Also make sure that all food items are tightly
wrapped in an air-tight package and your refrigerator is completely
clean of mold and mildew.
have followed these steps and your ice still isn’t tasting right,
there may be a serious problem. If you live in Nassau County or New
York City, 24/7 Refrigerator Service can help you. We have been
repairing refrigerators, freezers, and ice makers in New York for
more than 75 years, and offer emergency service around the clock. You
can visit our website for more information or connect with us on
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