01/20/2014 11:27 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

5 Unusual Ways Your Refrigerator Can Help You Save Money (VIDEO)

Though it's a pretty big appliance, we don't think much about our refrigerator -- that is, until something goes wrong. Expensively wrong. But you can avoid a costly service call if you try these simple tips that will keep your fridge running smoothly (and efficiently). Plus, there are some incredibly simple tricks that can also cut energy costs. Watch the video above to see them all.