My daily encounters with my refrigerator are brief at best. I can't remember the last time I spent more than a few seconds with it, which is funny since it's such a vital appliance. I guess you could say I take it for granted (as most of us do). It just sort of sits there, quietly keeping hundreds of dollars' worth of food from spoiling and making me sick.
It's not a very demanding appliance, but it does have a few requirements that I know I've ignored from time to time. Probably something I shouldn't do, since on top of keeping my food from spoiling it's the most costly kitchen appliance to run, according to the Department of Energy. It's the second most expensive appliance to run in the entire home (it comes in behind the air conditioner).
In the interest of keeping my beloved refrigerator happy, I'm going to highlight a few common mistakesRead More »from 5 Refrigerator Mistakes You’re Probably Making