Using and maintaining your freezer: In order to preserve its lifespan, proper installation and regular maintenance of the freezer is necessary.
Using and maintaining your freezer: use
Check the temperature : Regularly check the internal temperature of your freezer. This should be maintained at around -18 ° C. Place a thermometer inside the freezer if it does not have an electronic thermostat. Packaging : It is important to wrap foods tightly in order to preserve all the flavor and avoid any oxidation. Respect the shelf life Each food has its own shelf life.
|The duration of the conversation
|From 3 (courgettes) to 12 months
|From 6 (kiwi) to 12 months
|3 to 4 months
|From 3 months (chopped) to 8 months
|From 1 (sausages) to 6 months
|3 to 6 months
|Bread / pastries
|1 to 2 months
Data for reference only. It is possible to extend the shelf life of food by lowering the temperature to -28 ° C.
Defrosting : It is important to defrost the freezer before the layer of frost reaches 5 cm. Beyond that, the risks incurred are over consumption and incorrect operation of the device. If the freezer is not ventilated cold (NO FROST), manual defrosting is a necessity. 1. Unplug the freezer. 2. Take out the food, wrap it in newspaper and store it in cooler bags in a cool place. 3. Using a basin of hot water, a sponge and a plastic squeegee (so as not to damage the circuit), moisten the ice and scrape with the plastic squeegee. Once the interior has been cleaned and wiped dry, plug it back in. Cleaning : Interior: Once the freezer has been defrosted, clean the walls, the bottom, the drawers and the door seal with a mild detergent diluted in water and a sponge. Dry with a soft cloth Exterior : Using a cloth soaked in soapy water wash the bodywork. Dust off the grid on the back of the freezer using a brush or vacuum cleaner.