You will need
- film adhesive;
- - silicone sealant;
- enamel or paint;
- - scissors;
- - the range.
To breathe new life into an old refrigerator in different ways. It all depends on his defects. If in the case of the refrigerator any cracks, call the master of the service center to have it looked up and said whether they stick, or the refrigerator is not repairable.
Seal small cracks with silicone sealant. Pre-defrost refrigerator, clean the wall and dry it thoroughly. Then, carefully read the instructions for the silicone sealant and brush over the area, polishing it evenly across the surface. During operation, proceed according to instructions specified in Hermetica (there should be written how much he needs to dry before you can include the unit).
It is also desirable to find out the cause of the cracks. If the blame for heavily loaded shelves, continue to try more of them not loading. Also, the wall may crack due to improper mounting and Assembly in the production. This happens even in a relatively new refrigeratorH. In this case, contact the store where you bought the refrigerator, and replace it with a higher quality.
The door itself and the outer wall of the refrigerator will cool and refresh the film adhesive or a special enamel. For example, the door of the fridge can do funny film the color of the food or its individual elements. If you do not want to radically change the appearance of the refrigerator, packlate the door and side walls white film. Quality film is sufficiently resistant to wear and easily glued to the base. For gluing the film measure the dimensions of each part of the refrigerator (door, side panel), cut a piece of tape, unplug it, separating the protective part, and stick the adhesive side to the fridge.
Also paint refrigerator in white color with automotive paint and special enamels. It is desirable to select an enamel spray, you will be able to achieve a more uniform layer than a brush. Previously the surface to be painted, needs a good wash and degrease.
Advice 2: How to repair a refrigerator yourself
Your favorite fridge is not eternal, so the damage he is not insured. If the refrigeratorohms something is going wrong, do not rush to call the master. It is possible that you will be able to rectify the fault if you take it seriously. Let's look at some types of faults which you can repair yourself to save money and money.
If the refrigeratore and then the water appears, then, most likely, it disrupted the process of supplying the reservoir with moisture. To eliminate such a malfunction, it is sufficient to unclog the drain hole or the drain channel.
If the refrigerator eventually became too much frozen food, this may indicate problems with the thermostat. To fix this issue, you can simply: turn the thermostat dial counterclockwise. Not helped? Then check may be you have enabled the fast freezing button. This button after pressing hitting, whereby the refrigerator can work better than the freezer. That's great, but not in all cases.
Another problem, reverse the previous one: the refrigerator freezes very poorly. This problem you can solve in four ways. The first and most undesirable for you, the lack of freezing is a decrease in the efficiency of the compressor. Then, without calling a specialist refrigeratoram, unfortunately, will not do.
The second thing that can happen to your thermostat, it is the fault of himself. In this case, you have the opportunity to give this part to the adjustment or just replace the thermostat.
After checking the thermostat and making sure it works as you expect, check the door refrigerator. It could be changed. Carry out adjustment of the door by changing the tension of two diagonal rods located under the panel door of your unit.
If the door hangs evenly, check its seal – he could lose shape and/or elasticity, and also to break in some places. Examine every inch of the seal and replace it with a new one in case of damage.