• Howard Gallagher

How Summer Heat Can Affect Appliances

Summer weather can be sudden and unpredictable. Extreme heat, summer storms and power outages can damage appliances. Brownouts are more common during the summer months than any other time of year. There are tips you can take to ensure your appliances are working efficiently.

Appliance Issues

These appliances are the most vulnerable to the summer heat. The primary function of a refrigerator is to lower the unit’s air temperature and prolong the shelf-life of food. When the refrigerator stops cooling, the food stored within is susceptible to decay. A main cause for summer refrigerator breakdowns can be clogged condenser coils.Clogged condenser coils may be located at the back of the unit. They are instrumental in the flow of heat within your refrigerator.

What To Do During A Brownout

Summer storms and heat waves often cause malfunctions in your home’s electrical system. If the power does go out, contact your electrical provider. In event of a major storm store all perishable goods in the freezer. A freezer without power can still keep food cool for over 2 days. Brownouts have a detrimental effect on appliances. This is because reduced voltage available to your units.

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