Care & Cleaning
Damp objects stick to cold metal
surfaces. Do not touch inferior metal
surfaces with wet or damp hands.
Cleaning the Inside
Wash inside surfaces of the appliance
with a solution of two tablespoons of
baking soda in one quart (1.1 liters) warm
water. Rinse and dry. Wring excess
water out of the sponge or cloth when
cleaning in the area of the controls, or
any electrical parts.
Wash the removable parts and baskets
with the baking soda solution mentioned
above, or mild detergent and warm
Never use metallic scouring pads, brushes,
abrasive cleaners, or alkaline solutions on
any interior surface. Do not wash
removable parts in a dishwasher.
Cleaning the Outside
Wash the cabinet with warm water and
mild liquid detergent. Rinse well and wipe
with a clean soft cloth. Never use metallic
scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners,
or alkaline solutions on any exterior
Vacation and Moving Tips
If leaving the appliance door open while
on vacation, make certain that children
cannot get into the freezer and become
Short Vacations: Leave the appliance
operating during vacations of less than
Long Vacations: If the appliance will not
be used for several months:
• Remove all food and unplug the
• Clean and dry the interior thoroughly.
• Leave the appliance door open slightly,
blocking it open if necessary, to prevent
odor and mold growth.
Moving: When moving the appliance,
follow these guidelines to prevent damage:
• Disconnect the power cord plug from
the wall outlet.
• Remove foods and clean the
• Secure all loose items such as bins
and shelves by taping them securely
in place to prevent damage.
• In a moving vehicle, secure freezer in an
upright position to prevent movement.
Also protect outside of freezer with a
blanket, or similar item.
If unit is turned off or unplugged for
several hours, do not open appliance
door unnecessarily. This will maintain the
coldest temperature inside and reduce
the recovery time to desired temperature
once the unit is turned back on.