Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:05am

Most reach-in coolers/freezers and walk-in coolers/freezers seem virtually indestructible and problem free, but you will get longer life out of yours by following these safety and maintenance tips.  Clean the door gaskets and hinges regularly.  The door gaskets are made of rubber and can rot more easily if they are caked with food or grime, which weakens their sealing properties.  They can be safely cleaned with a solution of baking soda and warm water.  Hinges can be rubbed with a bit of petroleum jelly to keep them working well.  Dirty coils force the refrigerator to run hotter, which...