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The proper temperature range is between 0
and 5 degrees Fahrenheit.
Buying a new freezer may dramatically reduce
your energy bill.
Clean the coils with a vacuum or duster every
six months to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs.
During a power outage a freezer will stay
cool for about 48 hours. Don't open the door unless absolutely
Regularly defrost your manual defrost freezer
and never chip away the frost.
A full freezer is more efficient than a half
empty one, but don't overfill it either.
Do remove the door of a refrigerator or freezer
in storage or prop the door open so that a child cannot close
Do keep your freezer upright during moving
Do wait 24 hours after moving a freezer before
plugging it in.
Keep at least two inches or air space behind
your freezer and six inches above it.
To reduce freezer burn of foods, seal food
as tightly as possible and remove as much air as possible.
Don't overfill your freezer or it won't freeze
Don't chip away frost build-up in your freezer
or you may nick the refrigerant line.
Don't store your freezer unplugged. Some units
require continuous use to ensure proper lubrication of the compressor.
Don't tip the freezer onto it's side because
oil from the compressor can run up into the coils and get trapped.