Save money running your refrigerator by keeping the coils
clean and maintaining a proper seal on the door. Seals dry out over time. It the seal
isn't good, cool air will escape. Test the seal on your refrigerator by
closing a dollar bill on it. If you can pull out the bill, the seal is no
longer working properly and should be replaced.
the coils on a regular basis so the refrigerator will operate at maximum
efficiency. If the coils are on the back of the unit, put sliders under
the legs so that it will be easy to pull out from the wall.
some additional frugal tips to save money on
- Don't buy a larger
refrigerator than you need.
higher priced energy star rating refrigerator only when it is worth the savings.
- Go white. Find someone
who is remodeling their kitchen to stainless steel, and get a great deal on
their old refrigerator.
- Keep your refrigerator out of
direct sunlight and away from heat sources.
- If you have an older
refrigerator that works well, but you don't like the color, think about having