• 3 Myths, Debunked, About Your Dishwasher

    Whether you use it multiple times per day or just periodically when you have guests over, your dishwasher may be one of your favorite appliances in the home. From cleaning the dinner dishes to sanitizing baby bottles, the appliance can be a life saver for many. Unfortunately, most people do not realize how much care the dishwasher requires to keep it working in the best way possible. Learning the truth behind these common myths will help you use and maintain your dishwasher with ease. [Read More]

  • Avoiding Routine Washing Machine Problems

    A washing machine can be one of the largest and most frequently used appliances that you own. However, homeowners will often neglect some of the maintenance that can help to extend the life of their washing machine. Protect Your Washer From The Effects Of Hard Water Hard water can be particularly harsh on a washing machine due to the large amounts of water that will flow into the washer during its use. [Read More]

  • Should You Call For A Repair To Your Dishwasher?

    If you would like to make sure that you will always have access to a working dishwasher, you need to know what the signs are for it beginning to malfunction. This way, you will be able to promptly call an appliance repair technician who will be able to fix it before the machine completely stops working. Here are some of the signs of dishwasher trouble that you will want to keep an eye out for: [Read More]

  • Get The Stink Out Of Your Washer

    It's a great feeling to get out of the shower and wrap yourself in a fresh and clean towel, that is unless your towel stinks like mildew from a stinky washing machine. Your towels may have that foul odor and your clothing may too, which then your skin may begin to smell the same way as well. Start with the source and get your washing machine clean to prevent this from happening to you. [Read More]

  • 3 Factors To Consider When Selecting A Range Hood

    Proper kitchen ventilation is necessary for removing odors and smoke from your home. Without the ventilation, grease can sometimes build up in certain areas of the room. To help you select the right ventilation for your home, here are some factors to consider when buying a range hood.   Hood Width  One of the most important factors to consider when selecting a range hood is the width of the hood. The hood needs to be wide enough to cover the surface of your stove so that it adequately collects cooking smoke. [Read More]

  • Replace A Torn Gasket Seal On A Freezer Compartment's Door

    If your freezer compartment's door will not stay shut because the gasket seal running around it is torn, remove the seal and install a replacement by completing the steps below. Afterward, maintain the condition of the gasket seal so that you can continue to safely store food inside of the freezer. Materials screwdriver measuring tape white vinegar mild detergent water spray bottle sponge lint-free cloth replacement seal putty knife metal pry bar talcum powder narrow paintbrush Remove The Damaged Seal And Clean The Door's Edges [Read More]

  • 4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Air Condition System This Summer

    If you want your air condition system to work as effectively as possible this summer, there are a few changes and improvements you can make to your to your air conditioning system to ensure that it works as effectively as possible. #1 Change Out The Air Filter One of the most important things you can do is change out your air filter. If your air filter is dirty and completely clogged with dust, dirt and particles, it is going to be difficult to get the air flow that your system needs to operate effectively. [Read More]

  • A Load Of Fun: 4 Tips To Clean And Maintain Your Front Loading Washing Machine

    From washing your kid's clothes to laundering your sheets and towels, it is easy to see the amount of use your washer and dryer get over time. While cleaning and drying your clothes and linens, these appliances are also becoming dirty and worn. Unfortunately, most homeowners do not place much energy into cleaning and maintaining their washer or dry. Considering the average cost of a front load washing machine is between $600 and $1200, protecting this investment with regular maintenance is smart. [Read More]

  • Cleaning And Maintenance Tips For Your Refrigerator And Ice Maker

    Not only do appliances serve basic functions such as cooking, cleaning, and storage, but they also encompass part of your home's value. Due to the importance of these appliances, proper cleaning and maintenance are essential. Cleaning your stove and microwave may be priorities, but you must also focus on your refrigerator and ice maker. Considering that repairing your refrigerator make take 2 to 3 hours of labor plus the cost of parts, maintaining this appliance is key to avoiding expensive repairs. [Read More]

  • 4 Ways To Improve The Energy Efficiency Of Your AC

    When it comes down to it, one of the biggest expenses that will occur in your house during those summer months is keeping your air conditioning unit on. Although far more efficient and ultimately less expensive than a window unit, having centralized air conditioning can be a costly endeavor. Well, there are certain things you can do to maintain your air conditioning unit such that it won't cost so much and you'll wind up being less of a boon on the environment. [Read More]