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What’s Really Happening Inside Your Refrigerator?

Are you playing it cool with your most essential appliance? Here's a peek behind closed doors.

3 Reasons to Call a Refrigerator Repair Expert

Is your refrigerator running? If your fridge is exhibiting any of these symptoms, it's time to bring in the pros.

How Does a Refrigerator Work?

In the refrigeration cycle, there are five basic components: fluid refrigerant; a compressor, which controls the flow of refrigerant; the condenser coils (on the outside of the fridge); the evaporator coils (on the inside of the fridge); and something called an expansion device. Here’s how they interact to cool your food.

5 Tips for Refrigerator Maintenance

Keep your refrigerator running like new by performing these quick tasks.