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

Make Your Appliances Last & Save Your Money!

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Every few years one of our appliances seem to break or get into a funk where it involves a repair or even a brand new replacement. These repairs and replacements can be costly and can also be a hassle to deal with. Whether it be your refrigerator, your dishwasher, or your washer/dryer, there are tips to keep each and every one of these appliances in exceptional condition over a long period of time. Help yourself, avoid these altercations and save your money!

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What is Freezer Burn?

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You go over to the freezer and pull something out for dinner only to find that it’s a little icy or maybe the color is off. You turn it over in your hands inspecting it for a minute, then wonder “Is this still safe to eat?”  Sound familiar?

Most of us have experienced this multiple times.  Freezer burn.  No one likes to find that the food they’ve bought has been burned and having to toss it in the trash.  But what causes freezer burn? And how far can it go before it really isn’t safe to eat? Continue reading

Dehumidifier Recall Information

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We care about your safety which is why we try to keep you as updated as possible when it comes to appliance recalls. If you’re looking for past recalls, you can find them here.

On November 2, 2016  a recall was issued by CPSC on behalf of GD Midea for approximately 3.4 million dehumidifiers due to reports of smoke and fire.  The recall applies to select 20, 30, 40 , 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75 pint dehumidifier models manufactured by GD Midea.   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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Product Pick of the Week: Door Handles

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Whether it be on the fridge, the oven, dishwasher, washer, dryer, or even the microwave Door Handles get a lot of use.  Everyday we pull, and pull, and pull on them again expecting the appliance to open and just about every time they deliver.

Without this one tough and simple part, we wouldn’t be able to access our appliances with ease which is why we’ve made Door Handles our Product Pick of the Week. Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Major Appliances for a Move

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Packing and moving is almost always a little stressful and chaotic, but for the most part we all know how to approach it.  Wrap delicate items, box things up, and label it all so you can find it later.  But what do you do if you’re bringing your major appliances with you?

If you’re planning to bring your major appliances with you when you move, there are a few things that you need to do before the big day even if you’ll have some help from professional movers. Continue reading