Refrigerators that are more than 15 years old as of 2014 weigh as much as 250 pounds. More-recent models weigh around 200 pounds and have some parts that can be removed when moving the units.Continue Reading
To keep food from spoiling, a refrigerator must maintain a temperature between 37 and 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Food is kept in an insulated space, and cooling is provided by a heat pump.
Before the invention of the refrigerator in 1913, ice houses and ice boxes were used. They are still used in some areas of the world as of 2014. The first widely used refrigerator was the Monitor-Top model introduced by General Electric in 1927.Learn more about Refrigerators & Freezers
A subzero refrigerator is an expensive, luxury refrigerator that lasts up to 20 years, while a standard refrigerator only lasts up to 10 years. This appliance offers camouflaged design, internal system advantages and high-quality construction. Subzero refrigerators have two compressors, patented air-filtration systems, tighter sealed doors and microprocessor control systems.Full Answer >
A used refrigerator normally costs only a fraction of the cost of a new one and can serve well for many years. The drawbacks to buying used are the lack of any warranty and possible higher energy costs.Full Answer >
A refrigerator should last from eight to fourteen years, with the average being ten years. Certain factors impact the lifespan of a refrigerator, including the brand and how well the appliance is maintained.Full Answer >
To troubleshoot a Jade Maytag refrigerator, identify the specific problem and the symptoms associated with it. Common problems with Jade Maytag Refrigerator include failure to cool, water leakage and failure to defrost. Other problems include a light not working, the ice maker overflowing and it making unusually loud noises.Full Answer >