For most people, the refrigerator is viewed as one of the most important kitchen appliances. It is used daily to store meals, keep food cold, and make sure ingredients last. When it’s not working properly you could end up losing money with premature food spoiling or even getting sick from eating food that isn’t being kept properly. According to the FDA your refrigerator should be at or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. When it’s not at this temperature there could be a problem and you might need a refrigerator repair.
Should you pay for a refrigerator repair?
We know these days a new refrigerator can be quite pricey, so let us come see if a refrigerator repair is worth it! Sometimes the cost of not fixing a broken fridge is the more than the cost of a refrigerator repair.
Here are a few problems you may identify yourself before calling to get a better estimate. When you get warm food and a defrosting freezer your fridge might not be running. Check for power and open the door’s then check for light’s inside & listen for sounds of the fan running. If you have power, Try adjusting the thermostat inside. If you do not have power, unplug the fridge and plug something else in to make sure the outlet is in working order. You may also want to check the circuit breaker and fuse for that outlet.
If the motor is running but the temperature is above normal inside, the compressor could be malfunctioning. Or the thermostat relay, or defrost may need to be replaced or repaired. If the temperature is fluctuating inside there could be frost build up on the evaporator coils. Look for ice or frost build up in the freezer.
For these and any other issues, call us for an assessment today! We can let you know whether it is worth the refrigerator repair or if its time to replace. Our technicians can service most makes and models.