How long should my appliances last?

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As household owners, we’ve all had to pay an arm and a leg for certain appliances, but are they worth buying if it doesn’t last long? Appliances are a necessity of modern living, but getting one that lasts a decade or more is difficult because of changes in technology and modifications. Knowing the average life of an appliance can help you determine if purchasing a top-of-the-line appliance is worth it and when you should start saving for a new appliance. 1st Source Servall is here to inform you on the life expectancy of your appliances and to hopefully help you determine when to get a new one.

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Product Pick of The Week: Dishwasher, Washer magic Cleaner

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Welcome to our new series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about Glisten Dishwasher and Washer Magic! This product cleans, freshens, and maintains the cleanliness of your appliance. Have you ever struggled to remove limescale and rust in your dishwasher? Or odor in your washing machine? 1st Source Servall will explain all the ways this product will be useful in your home!

This Magic cleaner comes in a pack of two, one cleaner is for dishwashers which remove rust, lime, grease, and other build-up while disinfecting and cleaning hidden areas of your dishwasher. The washer cleaner removes detergent build-up and other residues that cause odors and affect the cleaning of your washing machine.

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Product Pick of the Week: Glide N’ Guard

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Welcome to our new series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about Glide N’ Guard used for moving into a new home. One thing to keep in mind for the big move is ensuring the floors don’t get damaged throughout the moving process. 1st Source Servall will explain all the ways this product will be an easy fix!

Glide N’ Guard is a Frigidaire product that allows you to move any appliance without scratching or damaging your floors. It is made from polymer plastics allowing your appliance to move easily across your floor.

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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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Front Load vs. Top Load Washer

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The sales associate slowly backs away as you argue with your mother in the middle of the appliance store. You try to tell her that the front load washer is the best choice and she counters that argument by telling you about how long the family has relied in the top load washer. This has been a pretty controversial subject ever since the front load washer made a comeback in the early 2000’s.

Well, we are here to share a little secret with you…

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Hacks and Tips for Organizing Your Refrigerator and Freezer

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No matter the size of your refrigerator and freezer, it always seems as if there is never enough room for all of your food, drinks, and snacks.  Nothing is more frustrating than coming home from going grocery shopping and fighting to fit all of the food that you just bought into your fridge.  Being able to get items in and out of the fridge without knocking something else over or having to take something out is merely impossible, and dealing with the freezer is usually even worse because it is even smaller than the fridge.  If these problems are all too familiar to you, here are some clever hacks and tips that will make your life in this area of the kitchen a little bit easier.  Continue reading

Which Appliance Style Should I Choose?

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The holidays involve a lot of gatherings which involves a lot of cooking and baking. This can take a toll on our appliances. If you’re in the market for new appliances take a look at some of the different styles to choose from, the pros and cons of each style and how they range in prices.

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