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How to defrost your freezer

How to defrost your freezer

It is common for layers of ice to build up inside of the freezer. Not only does it reduce efficiency but it can make it difficult getting things in and out


Ensure the freezer is turned off at the mains


If you can, remove the food from the freezer. If you have a cooler bag wrap the contents in a towel and place in the bag. This will prevent them from thawing


Remove all furniture inside i.e drawers, shelves, baskets from the freezer. If they won’t come out don’t force them, they could break if they’re covered in ice