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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Whirlpool looking to increase student attendance with Care Counts Program

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“When we learned that child’s education could be at risk because they do not have access to clean clothes, we were determined to help,” said Whirlpool brand manager Chelsey Lindstrom. “It’s incredible to see how the simple act of laundry can have such a profound impact on student’s lives and we are excited to bring this resource to even more schools across the country.”

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Appliance Recall: Frigidaire & Kenmore (Electrolux) Wall Ovens Recalled due to Fire Hazard

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We try to ensure that our readers and customers are safe by keeping up on appliance and appliance related recalls so we can share them with you.  On July 26, 2016 Electrolux issued a recall for select Frigidaire and Kenmore Electric Wall Oven models, specifically  24″ Electric Single and Double wall ovens. Continue reading

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

You could be owed money in Washer Settlement

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Attorneys at Law, Lieff Cabraser has announced that a federal court has approved a class action lawsuit involving Whirlpool, Kenmore, and Maytag brand appliances for their front loading washing machines. Continue reading

Important Recall Information: American Standard Gas Water Heaters

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At 1st Source Servall, we care about the safety of our valued customers and readers which is why we try to keep you up to date on appliance recalls.

As of May 24, 2016 Water Heating Technologies has issued a recall on select models of their American Standard 30, 40, and 50 gallon Gas Water Heaters due to risk of fire hazard. Continue reading