Refrigeration Maintenance Tips

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Below we have compiled various articles and videos  regarding many DIY refrigeration maintenance tips we have found from several manufactures or other leaders in the refrigeration industry. If you have any article or video suggestions, please feel free to reach out to us and let us know on our “get in touch” page or fill out our form on the right hand side of this page.


Refrigeration Maintenance Tips


How to Take Care of Your Walk-in Cooler or Freezer

March 8th, 2013 U.S. Cooler

Whether you run a restaurant, convenience store or a supermarket, your walk-in is an important investment. It should be taken care of to ensure many years of efficient usage. Here are tips from walk-in manufacturer U.S. Cooler for maintaining your walk-in cooler or freezer.

How to keep your walk-in operating efficiently:

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    Close the door when not in use. Do not block or prop the door open for extended periods of time. Make sure it is closed at all times except when entering and exiting the walk-in.

  • Periodically (minimum of twice a year) clean the evaporator and condensing coil. If located outside, the coils should be cleaned more often.
  • Make sure fan motors are running


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Commercial Refrigerator and Freezer Condenser Cleaning:

True Manufacturing

Published on Mar 10, 2014

Cleaning the condenser of your refrigerator or freezer is an important part of maintaing your unit. Check out True step by step procedure to clean your unit.


Gasket Care & Replacement for Upright Refrigerator and Freezers

Published on Mar 5, 2014

Cleaning or replacing the gaskets on your True Cooler will help ensure a more efficient cabinet. Watch this video to see the proper care to get the most from your True cooler.


Energy Saving Tips for Your Walk-in

April 1st, 2009 U.S. Cooler

Here are some ways to help you save energy costs on your walk-in refrigerator or walk-in freezer.

  • Properly seal all penetrations in walk-in.
  • Replace worn or damaged door seals.
  • Periodically, check gaskets between panels to make sure they are not cracked or weathered. If so, check with your local health codes for the correct procedure to follow as far as repair and replacement.
  • Do not prop door open for an extended period of time.
  • Add strip curtains or air curtains to your walk-in for extra protection from air infiltration when door is open.


Upright Refrigerator and Freezer Leveling

This video show how to level a  commercial True upright refrigerator and freezer but many manufactures have similar set-ups.


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