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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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

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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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

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

Important Recall Information: Goodman Air Conditioning & Heating Units

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At 1st Source Servall we care about your safety, which is why we try to keep you up-to-date on the latest appliance recalls.

On February 17, 2016 Goodman issued a safety recall (recall number 16-102) for select Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman, and York Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps (PTAC), and Amana  Room Air Conditioners (RAC).  In addition to the original 233,500 units recalled in August of 2014, an additional 5,300 units are now being recalled. Continue reading