Did you know the lint trap located in your washer machine needs to be cleaned? Sometimes after taking a load of laundry out of the washer, we forget a small but huge step that goes a long way, cleaning the lint trap. You may need to replace your Washer Lint Trap (or your water filter) if your clothes display a furry coat of lint on them. Here are some basic FAQ’s about lint traps.
Warm summer days are spent swimming and soaking up in the sun, but did you know that your appliances are affected by the summer heat? The extreme heat conditions can get the best of your appliances if you are not keeping an eye on them. The heat causes your appliances to work harder than they are designed to and can cause them to wear out, work less efficiently, and break down.
It is important to maintain these appliances to ensure they’re in great condition as you’re getting ready for summer! Here are some tips on what you can do to make sure your appliances don’t give out on you this summer.
Summer weather has begun and it’s starting to become difficult to stay cool through long warm summer days. Along with the summer weather, we see our utility bills become relatively higher. Wouldn’t it be amazing if there were ways to keep your house cool while keeping the amount of your bills down?
Luckily, we have four helpful ways to keep your air conditioner running efficiently without racking up your bills. By following these tips, you can tune up your AC unit and make sure it runs as smoothly as possible.
With summer fast approaching and school ending soon, you are probably thinking about what you’re going to do with extra children at home? With the summer season come parties, more people visiting, and being outside more than normal. You may be prepping for the summer by stocking extra drinks and food in the refrigerator; but you can easily run out of room. Luckily, there are ways to solve this problem.
What is Carbon Monoxide (CO)? Where does it comes from? How can I prevent CO Poisoning? What should I do if I suspect I have CO Poisoning? All very important questions that home owners and even businesses should ask themselves. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “more than 400 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning not linked to fires, more than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 are hospitalized.” Luckily, there are ways to prevent this from happening.
Stormy weather, service work, and even that sneaky squirrel chewing on the lines can all cause power flickers, fluctuations, and of course outages. We sit and wait, wondering “When’s the power going to come back on?”
But there’s another question that comes to mind for us and that’s “Is my home protected for when the power does come back on?”
Seeing as your refrigerator is meant to keep things cool, it can be a bit of a shock when part of it is suddenly burning hot. A common issue with side-by-side refrigerators, especially older models, is that the portion between the two compartment doors gets hot. And not just a little warm to the touch, but noticeably hot.
So what causes this? And what can you do about it?