If the compressor is the heart of the refrigerator, then its refrigerant gas (AKA Freon) is its blood. These gases facilitate the heat transfer process that fridges use to create a cold environment for our food. In the Philippine refrigerator market, there are two kinds of refrigerants in use: R-600a and R-134a. While these two … Read more
A stove and a refrigerator are two appliances that are most likely lumped together in the kitchen. However, as we’ve written before, a fridge and a stove should not be placed near each other for safety and efficiency reasons. Apart from that, having these two appliances near each other will inevitably lead to them sharing … Read more
A refrigerator and a stove are partners in crime; one stores the ingredients and the other turns them into wonderful dishes. So it only makes sense that in a kitchen, the refrigerator should be near the stove to make your kitchen workspace more ergonomic. Right? Well…not really. You shouldn’t put your refrigerator beside your stove … Read more
The brief answer is no. A refrigerator can only cool a small area in front of it and not the whole room. The reason being is this: while it is true that both a fridge and an AC use the same working principle, an air conditioner’s blower wheel can cover a larger area than a refrigerator’s fans which are only designed to distribute air within the enclosed compartment of the fridge.
Freezer defrosting is an important yet often procrastinated upon task. While, there are new models that have automatic and semi-automatic defrosting functions, most basic models will still need to be defrosted manually. Which brings us to this question: How often should you defrost your freezer to keep it running efficiently? As a general rule, you … Read more
Refrigerators work by continuously evaporating and condensing a refrigerant gas to produce a cooling effect inside the compartment. While all refrigerators create cold air the same way, they differ in how they distribute this cold air throughout their compartments. This is why fridges are categorized by the cooling system they use, namely: direct cool (used … Read more
Are you planning to start a food-based home business in the Philippines soon? If so, you’ll need to invest in a refrigerator that will help you with your endeavor. However, refrigerators come in different configurations, features, and price points — it may be hard to choose the best model for your home business.