Why is the Space Between The Doors on My Refrigerator Getting Hot?

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Seeing as your refrigerator is meant to keep things cool, it can be a bit of a shock when part of it is suddenly burning hot.  A common issue with side-by-side refrigerators, especially older models, is that the portion between the two compartment doors gets hot.  And not just a little warm to the touch, but noticeably hot.

So what causes this?  And what can you do about it?

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Our Trusty Kitchen Cleaners Explained

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Spring has finally sprung! And our least favorite part of the season has arrived as well: Spring Cleaning! Yes, you heard it right folks. No one enjoys the time and effort spent on staying in on those sunny days to clean your entire home. Luckily, 1st Source has a way to cut your cleaning time in half! We have provided you with a list of our trusty kitchen cleaners and how they are used. Read below for more information.

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Efficiency with a Sparkle

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Dishwashers make our lives a whole lot easier. No more scrubbing those dishes clean after every meal. All we have to do is load up the dishwasher and press start. But is that REALLY all we have to do? No, actually, it’s not. In order to see our dishes come out sparkly clean time and time again, we have to keep our dishwashers sparkly clean too. This is very important for several reasons: Continue reading

The Secret behind Poo-Pourri

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Poo-Pourri – You may have heard about this product, but don’t know exactly what it’s all about. How does it work and how is it different from any other spray? Well, we’re glad you asked!

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How to Store Those Small Appliances

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Small appliances can be very handy and convenient. Whether you have a quesadilla maker, a waffle maker, a fryer, or all three, where are you supposed to put these gadgets? They aren’t an everyday appliance, so leaving them out on the counter-top seems silly. Follow the tips below to know exactly what to do with your juicer or food processor.

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Product Pick of the Week: Refrigerator Water Inlet Valves

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Having trouble with your ice maker?  Or maybe your water dispenser is running slow?  There might might not actually be a problem with either, directly anyway. Often times the source of the problem is the Water Inlet Valve. This one little valve has a lot of control when it comes to what makes it through your refrigerator’s water lines, and when there’s a problem it can stop your dispenser and ice maker in their tracks which is why we’ve made it our Pick of the Week. Continue reading

The Secret Workers Of Our Appliances-Thermostats

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Since it is winter time checking your home’s thermostat is almost a daily activity. Even though we only really check our furnace’s thermostat to make sure our homes stay cozy and warm. Our major appliances have to use more than 8 thermostats a day! So let’s take a moment to learn about all the thermostats that keep your appliances running smoothly and that make your life easier!

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