Wobbly Washer?

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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.

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Your Guide to Maintaining Your Appliances Filters!

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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!

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Product Pick of the Week: Dishwasher High-Limit Thermostat and Heating Element

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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.

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Tips and Tricks to Preventing Dryer Fires

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Across the country, thousands of house fires are caused by dryers every year. The number of incidents tends to increase in the fall and winter months as people begin to use their dryers more frequently. The main reason these fires break out is because people fail to keep this appliance properly cleaned and maintained.  Taking a few extra minutes to perform these simple tasks will ensure you and your dryer have no issues this season.

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Wood Burning Vs. Natural Gas Fireplaces

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With the colder temperatures drawing near, we will be scrambling for heat. Although we can simply turn on our heat in our homes, most also tend to use fireplaces as a main source of staying warm inside their homes. Wood burning fireplaces and natural gas fireplaces are commonly used throughout households all over the world. However, there are pros and cons of both types of heat sources. We have to take into consideration the look and feel, maintenance, convenience and our environmental responsibility.

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Samsung Washer Recall Information

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At 1st Source Servall, we try to keep our readers and customers informed when it comes to appliance recalls to ensure your safety. You can find past posts on recalls here, or an up to date list on the CPSC website.


November 4, 2016 – Samsung has officially recalled 34 top-loading washing machine models due to risk of damage and potential injury from impact after receiving 733 reports of excessive vibration or the top detaching from the chassis. Continue reading

Dehumidifier Recall Information

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We care about your safety which is why we try to keep you as updated as possible when it comes to appliance recalls. If you’re looking for past recalls, you can find them here.

On November 2, 2016  a recall was issued by CPSC on behalf of GD Midea for approximately 3.4 million dehumidifiers due to reports of smoke and fire.  The recall applies to select 20, 30, 40 , 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75 pint dehumidifier models manufactured by GD Midea.   Continue reading