Can Plug-In Air Fresheners Cause a House Fire?

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Everyone loves when they walk into a home or office and there’s a pleasant aroma in the air.  There’s nothing worse than having a bad smell in the air.  Luckily, there are products in the market to fix this.  Plug-in air fresheners took the market by storm.  All you have to do is plug them in and they do the rest of the work.  The room smells like vanilla and everyone’s happy right?   Maybe not.  Could be doing more harm than good for your home?

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Is a Steam Oven Worth It?

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Everyone is always looking for the next big thing.  Here at 1st Source Servall we like to be up to date on everything and all things appliances.  With technology changing every five minutes it seems, there has got to be down sides to this along with all of the good things that the new appliance has promised.

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The Fridge of the Future!

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Let’s talk about the Refrigerator. Let’s be honest, it’s the fan favorite in the appliance family. It’s the most important because it holds the food. It also displays the achievements of the household, exhibits the young artists work and the place where you leave cute notes to your loved ones like “WE’RE OUT OF MILK!”

So, with all these awesome benefits, how could the fridge get any better? We’re glad you asked. Thanks to major advances in technology, it just got 1000x’s better…

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Carrier Expands Recall on PTAC & PTHP Units

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As of February 23, 2017 Carrier has expanded the recall on Carrier, Bryant, and Fast brand PTAC and PTHP units due to a faulty power cord posing a fire hazard risk. The recall includes approximately 94,000 units in addition to the original 185,000 recalled in November of 2007 and 285,000 added in December of 2015. Continue reading

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

Appliance Certifications | What Do They Really Mean?

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It’s always great to hear that your appliances are certified.  We know we should look for the different stickers or stamps of approval, but we might not necessarily know what they mean.  That’s why we’re going to talk about some of the more common Appliance Certifications so you can understand just what they mean. 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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