Central A/C Maintenance Tips

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It’s that time of season again, and summer is already here. While you probably have been busy with friends, family, and work, you probably haven’t thought much about your central A/C unit. We have a few routine maintenance tips to help you save money and energy so you can spend more time doing the things you love! Continue reading

How to Properly Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Condenser Unit

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Chances are that you’ve neglected your spring time cleaning because the summertime heat is just not here yet. We are here to help you get started! Your home’s air conditioning system sits idle for almost an entire year. To ensure it works efficiently, a proper and thorough cleaning is necessary.  A year’s worth of dirt and debris clogging the fins, a low coolant level, and a dirty blower fan can significantly reduce the effectiveness of your air conditioner and actually wear it out faster.

We will be giving you some simple maintenance steps that will only take you a few hours. And don’t worry – you don’t need to know the in’s and out’s about your air conditioner, we will walk you through the basics. Let’s get started!  Continue reading

Why is My Water Heater Popping?

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Water heaters typically are popping due to the minerals in hard water which settle together at the bottom of your water heater over time. The minerals make that popping noise when they hit the side of the tank. It is completely normal to have this build up over time if you do not use a water softener. Although this is very normal, it is something to keep an ear open for. If your heater is popping louder than a coffee maker sputtering, you may want to follow these steps to flush your water heater tank of the remaining sediment.

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How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Dishwasher

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A noisy dishwasher is common in many households. Many people assume that repairs must be done by a serviceman, however, repairing your dishwasher is not a difficult process. If you are in the mood to save some money and take matters into your own hands, stay tuned for our dishwasher troubleshooting tips!  Continue reading

Kitchen Cleaning Plan: A Clean Kitchen Makes Happy Appliances

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We all know how life gets busy. One moment we are planning on cleaning our kitchen and the next you find yourself answering work emails. It can be very difficult to be thorough in your cleaning when you are in a rush, so we have broken down different (important!) chores in your kitchen to maintain working appliances and a healthy kitchen.

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How To Get Rid of Burnt Smell From Microwave

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We have all done it. Over- cooked popcorn in the microwave or got distracted enough to put that TV dinner in for 30 minutes instead of 3 minutes. Now your house smells like burnt food, your microwave is weirdly yellow and you can’t help but scrunch your eyes and think about how to clean it. Every time you use your microwave that burnt smell lingers on your food and throughout the kitchen. Here are some fool-proof ways to defeat that nasty smell and make your home smell fresh and clean once more. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Bake vs. Broil Elements

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18751507_sOnce you are a seasoned cooker, you will know the different results of baking versus broiling. If you always throw your oven to whichever setting you see first, you will have extremely different results. This week’s Product Picks of the Week are the broil element and bake element in the oven. Not only is it important to know the different uses for the two, but it is also important to understand the safety measures and how to install these parts.

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Product Pick of the Week: Racks, Rollers and Baskets

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This week’s Product Pick of the Week is all about the racks in your dishwasher. Have you ever been startled by the sound of that top dishwasher rack falling out and clanking all of your glasses onto the dishes and silverware? Or have you ever put a lot of silverware into the silverware basket just to find it at the bottom of your dishwasher after the cycle has been completed? There is nothing worse than that moment of fear that your dishware is ruined. Look no further, installations and uses are all in one post!12016676_l (1) Continue reading

How to Troubleshoot Samsung Washer Displaying 4E Error

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It is time to get familiar with your appliance! If your Samsung front load or top load washer is displaying the error fault codes 4E or NF, it is important to find out what is going on with your washer. Generally, these error codes mean that you washer is having an issue detecting water.

NF and 4E = No Water Feed = Washer Not Filling 

Look for these codes on your control panel display. These indicate that there is something preventing your washer from receiving water into the water inlet valve. Continue reading

5 Potential Leaky Areas | Does Your Refrigerator Meet One of Them?

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Leaks in your kitchen do not always come from your sink or dishwasher. Truth is, your refrigerator can be leaking from 5 different areas. This issue should be addressed immediately especially if the leak has reached the floor – and we’ll tell you why. Water on your kitchen floor is a slipping hazard and can put anyone at risk of experiencing electric shock who comes in contact with water and electrical outlets.

Since there are different brands and types of refrigerators, these trouble shooting tips will address the various problems your refrigerator may be experiencing. Consulting your manufacturer’s refrigerator manual will serve as a tool in fixing your appliance. Continue reading