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How To Tell If Your Refrigerator Door Gasket Is Bad And How To Replace It

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The door gasket on your refrigerator is the rubber lining that surrounds the inside of your door. It helps keep the cold air in, so your food stays cold and fresh. If your gasket is loose, brittle, or sagging, your refrigerator may be working overtime in order to keep it cool. This means higher energy bills, and could potentially cause your refrigerator to break down prematurely, in addition to food loss.…

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How To Replace A Refrigerator Door Gasket

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If your refrigerator is running more often or you’ve noticed a waft of cold air as you pass by, it may be time to replace the refrigerator door gasket, better known as the flexible strip attached to the outer edge of the refrigerator and freezer doors. While this piece of the appliance seems small and rather inconsequential, it is a temperature control for the entire appliance. Keeping The Cold Air Inside Is Important…

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Diagnosing A Dishwasher That Won't Start

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A dishwasher is a great convenience to have in your home. You could spend a considerable amount of time in front of your sink washing the dishes by hand or you could invest in a dishwasher that will free up your valuable time. The average lifespan of a dishwasher is 9 years, according to a study conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. When your dishwasher starts to experience problems way before 9 years is up, you will likely want to fix it instead of replacing it.…

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