Ten Tricks and Tips for your RV Fridge
In this article today we at Cool Fun RV have decided to give you some few tips and tricks to keep your fridge running smoothly and efficiently and to ensure it last long.
Here are the few tips and tricks
1. Try to turn on your fridge at night before a trip:
Turning on your fridge at night before a trip allows time for your fridge to get to temperature and be prepared to store food.
2. Ensure to put only cold, frozen, or room temperature foods in your fridge.
Do you know that food that is warm take much time and more power to cool down? So, ensure you always put only cold, frozen, or room temperature foods in your fridge
3. Try to leave space between foods:
When your fridge is packed it restricts airflow. Airflow restriction causes make the fridge work harder and causes food to cool unevenly.
4. Purchase a battery operated RV refrigerator fan:
A battery operated RV refrigerator fan can decrease your cool down time by as much as 60%, so purchase one.
5. Restrict opening your fridge all the time:
To keep your fridge running smoothly and efficiently you need to maintain a temperature of about 34 to 36 degrees and 0 to 10 degrees in the freezer to keep your food safe. If you leave the door of your fridge open and with anything over 40 degrees can cause your food in the fridge to spoil, and that can happen as quickly as possible.
6. Get a thermometer:
If you want to have a peace of mind knowing that your fridge is working and ready to store food then keep a thermometer in your fridge, this will certainly give you peace of mind.
7. Every month or every two months try to defrost your freezer:
Frost build-up on your freezer can reduce your freezer space and become annoying most times. So once in a month or two try to turn off the fridge completely and let it thaw. You can actually speed up the process by putting a pan of hot water in your freezer.
8. Once in a while, you can run your refrigerator even when you’re not RVing:
When your fridge isn’t running, the sediments in the liquid chemicals settle on the bottom and cause clogs that can damage the fridge and slow down the cooling process. So, Once in a while, you can run your refrigerator even when you’re not RVing.
9. Don’t use your fridge off-level:
Using your fridge off-level will damage it. Try to tick a bubble level on it to make sure you’re good to go.
10. Check the back and front vents of your Fridge before and after every trip:
If you run routine maintenance by checking the front and back vents of your Fridge before and after every trip can keep your fridge running smoothly for a very long time.
Though there are more tips, I’m sure you will find these tips useful. I hope you’ve found a great fridge for your RV, installed it properly, and are all set to go for your RV travels!
If you have any questions, comments, or tips of your own, be sure to leave a comment below!
PS: Cool Fun RV is known for what they’ve always done best: provide quality, reconditioned cooling units to RV service centers in Riverside, California and beyond. Cool Fun distributes their products to over 2,400 service centers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico today, including major RV hotspots especially as the world of mobile business and working-from-home continues to pick up.