Why are freezers on top of a refrigerator?

Answer The coldest part of the ice box used to be the top part, where the ice was inserted. When Ice was no longer used, the cooling system fed into the top and the cold would go down. However, you can b... Read More »

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Are the new upright freezers better than the old ones?

On One Hand: Older Upright Freezers are CheapOld freezers are cheap and easy to find. Buying an old freezer offsets the environmental impact of manufacturing a new one. However, it will use more el... Read More »

Do freezers have a transformer?

Yes, many standard-size home units and portable freezers include a built-in transformer. However, many larger commercial freezers may require a separate transformer to be purchased for the proper ... Read More »

How did they make ice before freezers?

We take it for granted that there will be a limitless supply of ice when we open our refrigerators' freezers. However, modern ice making is only about 130 years old. Before the invention of mechani... Read More »

How cold is it in freezers?

While 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius) freezes water, food must be stored at even lower temperatures. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, ideal freezer temperature is 0... Read More »