Coffee From The Refrigerator Anyone?

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We all love a nice cup of coffee in the morning before we start our busy days. We freshly make it in our coffee machines or use our Keurigs. Now General Electric has done the unthinkable, coffee right from our refrigerators! Just when you thought appliances couldn’t get any savvier, General Electric and Keurig have teamed up to create a coffee-dispensing fridge called the Cafe series.

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Slow Ice Production?

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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.

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Not Only Is My Phone Smart, But My Appliances Can Be Too?

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Although smart appliances were introduced a few years back, a lot of people are still not well informed about them because of the price or the availability of these appliances. Appliances such as these have a life span on average of 5, 10 or sometimes even 15 years if you keep up on maintenance. With just a simple app download, these technology advancements have appliances from General Electric, Whirlpool, Samsung and LG doing things your old household appliances could never have imagined. Continue reading

Recall Information: GE Recalls Select Top-Loading Washers Due to Fire Hazard

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At 1st Source Servall, we want to make sure that our readers and customers are aware of the latest appliance recalls to ensure your safety.

As of September 15th, General Electric has issued a recall on certain Top-Loading Washers.  A component of the washer may potentially overheat, creating a fire hazard.  The recall includes 3 different GE Profile high-efficiency models sold in the colors gold, grey, and white between June of 2003 and October of 2011. The affected models are:

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GE’s FirstBuild crowdsourcing is innovating the appliance field

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FirstBuild is a micro factory that GE has established in Louisville, KY and is a place where innovators can come together and try to create new products. It challenges the community to design and make strides in the way we think of household appliances. Continue reading

Your next refrigerator may be cooled by magnets!

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Have you ever wondered how much energy or gases your refrigerator consumes? The days of using refrigerant to cool down your food may be very well behind us thanks to some new technology. This cooling technology is based on magnetocaloric effect; that transfers heat from the interior of the fridge to the outside of the unit. The effect can be traced back to first being observed back way in the early 1900’s. With today’s technology and manufacturing breakthrough, refrigeration by magnets is almost possible thanks to General Electric. Continue reading

Simple DIY GE Dryer Repairs

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Repairing appliances can be much simpler than it sounds. Something like a broken dryer door handle or worn control knob may have you searching the internet for a local repairman to come in and fix it. However, these repair jobs are simple and you can do them yourself in minutes and save money by not hiring a repair man! Here are 4 General Electric dryer repairs that you’ll be able to repair yourself in minutes.

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