Preventing Dryer Fires

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Fires within the home are terrifying. They usually want to be avoided at all costs so why not take the steps to do so. A number of fires have been created by the dryer. Consumer reports states “‘Dryer fires are responsible for nine deaths, 420 civilian injuries, and $222 million in property damage annually,’ says Marty Ahrens, a spokesperson for the NFPA.” Read below on how to prevent dryer fires.

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Signs of Garbage Disposal Failings

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The garbage disposal is a helpful tool, but when it comes to replacing them, it could be a hassle. There is also the point on not wanting to replace the disposal if there is no need. There are certain signs to look for when the garbage disposal is beginning to fail. Read below to see what they are.

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My Washer isn’t Spinning. Why?

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Instead of buying a new appliance when you think something is wrong, why not try to locate the problem. Simple right? But what if you don’t know where to start. The washing machine is one of those appliances that could have a couple things go wrong such as the machine not spinning. There are a couple different options when it comes to a washing machine not spinning. Below are the areas to look at when the washing machine may not be doing its spinning task.

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Washing Machine Won’t Open!

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When appliances don’t work, it can be very frustrating. Most of us aren’t a mechanic and have time to bring someone to the house to look at a broken appliance. However, it would be nice to know what you are looking for before you hire someone to come look. Lets use the washing machine as an example. Below are a few areas of the washing machine to look at or a reason for why the the door won’t open.

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When is it Time to Replace Your Gaskets?

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Many appliances have a gasket or some kind of seal, to keep them airtight closed firmly. Additionally, after a while these gaskets can get worn out and it’s time to replace them. But, how do we know when do replace a gasket or door seal? Continue reading

Why Is My Dryer Not Drying?

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Depending on the type of dryer you own (gas or electric), the type of fabric, the size of the load you are putting into the dryer, how wet the clothes are, and the condition of your dryer exhasut venting will determine your drying time. Continue reading

Tank vs Tankless Water Heaters

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Water heaters are an important part of your home. Who doesn’t enjoy a nice hot shower? It might be time for you to switch to a tankless water heater? But, is it necessarily better for your home, wallet, and the environment? Here are some things to consider if you are thinking about switching to a different water heater. Continue reading