A Guide to “Going Green” in Honor of Earth Day

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“Going Green”, or leading a more environmentally friendly lifestyle to protect the environment and sustain natural resources,  is a lifestyle many of us may enact on a regular basis–or we at least try our best to do so. Changing your lifestyle completely to do this, however, can be difficult.  Many of us know the basics, like the importance of recycling, turning off our lights when we leave a room, and trying to reduce the amount of waste we create.

What you might not be familiar with is how to use your appliances in the most efficient way possible.  Not only do these methods save electricity, water, or natural fuels, they can save you money as well. There are ways to change the way you use all of your main home appliances in order to be more “green”, and you can start doing them right away.  With Earth Day less than two weeks away on April 22nd,  this is the perfect time to make these small changes in honor of your planet.

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Last Minute Holiday Home Tips

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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

Product Pick of the Week: Door Handles

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Whether it be on the fridge, the oven, dishwasher, washer, dryer, or even the microwave Door Handles get a lot of use.  Everyday we pull, and pull, and pull on them again expecting the appliance to open and just about every time they deliver.

Without this one tough and simple part, we wouldn’t be able to access our appliances with ease which is why we’ve made Door Handles our Product Pick of the Week. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Universal Microwave Steamer

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Yes, you read that right.  This week our Product Pick goes to this Whirlpool Universal Microwave Steamer (part number 8205262RB).

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If you didn’t already know, in addition to millions of OEM appliance replacement parts we also carry a wide variety of appliance accessories, cleaners, tools, gadgets, and more ranging from Emergency Radios to Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer attachments.  But this week, we’ll be focusing on this Microwave Steamer. Continue reading

Design Trend: Built-In & Integrated Appliances

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These days when it comes time to select appliances for your home the options available can be a little overwhelming.  But one trend that has been growing in popularity over the past few years is the incorporation of  Built-In and Integrated appliances.  They have become a key element when it comes to designing a “truly high-end” kitchen.

Integrated and Built-In appliances are similar in that they have been designed to create a more cohesive look in the kitchen, where your appliances seem purposefully placed and to “fit” rather than the traditional free-standing models. They’re also very often confused for one another.  In today’s blog, we hope to make those differences a little clearer. Continue reading

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

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MicrowaveIf you are using your microwave to purely heat up leftovers, then you are not using its full potential! Here some things you can do with your microwave that may surprise you. Things inside of the microwave may be hot, be careful! Continue reading

Kitchen Cleaning Plan: A Clean Kitchen Makes Happy Appliances

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We all know how life gets busy. One moment we are planning on cleaning our kitchen and the next you find yourself answering work emails. It can be very difficult to be thorough in your cleaning when you are in a rush, so we have broken down different (important!) chores in your kitchen to maintain working appliances and a healthy kitchen.

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