Use and the importance of a fridge thermometer
Why to use a Fridge thermometer
The basic Purpose of Refrigeration. The fundamental reason for having a refrigerator is to keep food cold. Cold temperatures help food stay fresh longer. The basic idea behind refrigeration is to slow down the activity of bacteria (which all food contains) so that it takes longer for the bacteria to spoil the food. Hence eliminating Bacterial Growth
Whats the correct temperatures for fridge and freezers ?
Keep your appliances at the proper temperatures. Keep the refrigerator temperature at or below 40° F (4° C). The freezer temperature should be 0° F (-18° C). Check temperatures periodically.
- Fridge thermometer ensure your food is safely stored at correct temperatures.
- If the Thermostat is kept at a Lower temperatures the cut on and off cycle will take a loger time and subsequently a Loger energy bill, using a Firdge thermometers helps you minimize energy costs.
- Usabe of TheraGaurds or loggers which send you a email / text alarm when the temperature is droping, help alert you to a power outage (and possible huge food spoilage)