Your fridge freezer’s main job is to keep all your tasty groceries fresh for longer. Working around the clock, it keeps the appliance at the optimum temperature to create the ideal environment for food of all types. Because it’s such a workhorse, you’ll rarely have to lift a finger, but it’s still good to have an idea of the necessary temperatures just in case you need them.
Even though most fridge freezers have their own thermostat, it’s a good idea to have your own thermometer to hand too. If you think there’s something wrong with your fridge or freezer, there are some really nifty ways you can get accurate temperature readings. More on that a little bit further down the page.
There’s a couple of useful ways you can accurately measure the internal temperature of your fridge and freezer:
If for whatever reason you need to adjust the thermostat, please be aware that it can take around 24 hours for the temperature to change.