A fridge freezer isn't the hardest appliance to figure out, but there's a few key things that you could be doing to make sure your food stays fresher for longer. That's why we've rounded up all the important information that will help you get the most out of your fridge freezer.
A thermostat constantly checks the temperature inside the fridge. To maintain the temperature, it circulates cool air inside while dumping any warm air out the back of the fridge. By staying at a constant low temperature, it slows the rate of bacteria growth, keeping your food fresher for longer.
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A thermostat works just like the thermostat for your heating. When your fridge reaches the correct temperature, it turns off the compressor (this is what circulates cool air). Alternatively, when it senses the fridge is too warm it switches the compressor on so the cooling process can continue.