Every few years one of our appliances seem to break or get into a funk where it involves a repair or even a brand new replacement. These repairs and replacements can be costly and can also be a hassle to deal with. Whether it be your refrigerator, your dishwasher, or your washer/dryer, there are tips to keep each and every one of these appliances in exceptional condition over a long period of time. Help yourself, avoid these altercations and save your money!
Is your refrigerator ready for winter? This may seem like an odd question, refrigerators keep food cold and winter is freezing so what would you need to do to get your refrigerator ready for winter? Believe it or not, refrigerators get cold to. Refrigeration systems that are kept outdoors or in unheated areas such as garage or basement fridges can be offset by the cold weather and cause your refrigerator to maintain undesired temperatures. However, there is an easy fix a refrigerator garage kit!
The holidays are almost here and before you know it, your guests will be knocking on your door. With so much to do in addition to your regular day-to-day, it can get a little stressful. We thought we’d help you out with a quick list of tips and to do’s for those last few days before the main event. Continue reading
A burner grate is like a work of art: it’s all bold lines, corners, and curves. Our burner grates support the heaviest of our pots, take splatters and spills without complaint, and only hold heat when we need them too allowing us to go from a boil to a simmer in no time flat. We thought they deserved a little recognition, which is why we’ve made them our Product Pick this week.Continue reading
Whether you are relocating your dryer or installing a new one, there are a few safety precautions you should be sure to take upon doing so. It is important to be very cautious when disconnecting your dryer from the gas line because of potential fire hazards or gas explosions. If you feel at all hesitant about disconnecting your gas dryer yourself, make sure to contact a qualified technician to perform the task for you. However, taking the following steps during this process will ensure a safe disconnection:
It’s disappointing when you are craving a cold glass of water or juice and realize you’re low or completely out of ice. You might wonder why it takes your ice maker so long to produce ice for your needs. There are a few common reasons this happens that you should check or get fixed to help your ice maker produce ice faster and more efficiently. There are also many easy repairs you can complete or things you can check yourself to make sure everything in your freezer is operating properly.
You go over to the freezer and pull something out for dinner only to find that it’s a little icy or maybe the color is off. You turn it over in your hands inspecting it for a minute, then wonder “Is this still safe to eat?” Sound familiar?
Most of us have experienced this multiple times. Freezer burn. No one likes to find that the food they’ve bought has been burned and having to toss it in the trash. But what causes freezer burn? And how far can it go before it really isn’t safe to eat?Continue reading
Having a wobbly or shaky washer is one of the most common problems people find when troubleshooting washer issues. That is probably because there are so many different reasons why your washer could be wobbly! From something as simple as having an unbalanced load to more complex problems such as a broken or damaged suspension springs there are so many reasons why your washer could be shaking around. Let’s take a look into four different reasons why your washer could be wobbling around and how to fix them.
Filters are used in almost every appliance, refrigerators have water filters, dryers have lint filters, furnaces have air filters, and even dishwashers have filters. Since filters are parts of your appliance that you are going to need to change or clean at one point or another you might as well learn how. So take a minute and learn when you need to change your appliance filters, and how to change them!
Ever wonder why your dishwasher isn’t drying your dishes? Two of the main reasons why this happens is that either your dishwasher has a faulty high-limit thermostat or a faulty heating element and that’s why we’ve made both our Picks of the Week.