Increase Appliance Longevity: Laundry Appliances

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The key to a healthy laundry appliance is keeping it well maintained and making sure to fix any damages as quickly as possible. In order to increase the longevity of your appliances, keeping them well maintained will decrease the chances your washer or dryer will break down. Here are some tips that that will save you from unwanted repair expenses.

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How to clean your whole home with apple cider vinegar

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Many homeowners don’t know that apple cider vinegar is a miracle worker that is inexpensive and a natural alternative to commercial cleaners. Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is non-toxic, ideal to remove bacteria, mineral, dirt and it is biodegradable. ACV is used to make your whole house a lot cleaner, but it also is good for your health! Don’t let commercial sprays and the toxins contained inside effect your health. Check out the following cleaning methods with ACV to ensure a clean house and to leave your house smelling, unlike commercial cleaning sprays.

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Kitchen’s Guide to Cleaning Your Small Appliances

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With summer leaving and fall beginning, you begin to realize how much you actually use your small appliances. You buy small countertop appliances to make baking and cooking easier but you may not be aware of how often you should be cleaning them! Homeowners may think since the appliance is smaller than it doesn’t need regular cleaning, but smaller appliances work more, more frequently, and are given less care. Learning how to clean and maintain the performance of your small appliances will keep them running smoothly and efficiently. Here are a few small home appliances and how to clean them spotless!

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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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Cleaning Your Washer’s Lint Trap

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Did you know the lint trap located in your washer machine needs to be cleaned? Sometimes after taking a load of laundry out of the washer, we forget a small but huge step that goes a long way, cleaning the lint trap. You may need to replace your Washer Lint Trap (or your water filter) if your clothes display a furry coat of lint on them. Here are some basic FAQ’s about lint traps.

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Who Wants To Drink Dirty Water?

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Changing the water filter on your refrigerator is put off or forgotten by many people, and since people don’t typically see the water filter every day its easy to forget about. Remembering to change your water filter is important because after a certain amount of time the filter stops filtering out the contaminates you originally installed the filter to filter out. So take a minute to learn when to change your water filter, the different types of water filters,  the consequences of not changing your water filter,  and how to change your water filter.

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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