12 Ways to Save Energy in Your Laundry Room

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Do you ever feel like you’re wasting all of your energy and money in the laundry room? What if there was a way to cut that electric and water bill in half? Use these tips and tricks in your laundry room to save energy and money with you washer and your dryer units. Continue reading

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Get Your Appliances Ready for Colder Weather

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This past year flew by pretty fast, hasn’t it? It’s already September, which also means that fall is right around the corner (3 weeks to be exact).  Since the seasons are changing we should also be changing some routines such as prepping your appliances for the cooler weather.

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Product Pick Of the week: Lint Catching Brush

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Welcome to our 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 the Lint Catching Brush that goes in and brings out lint from the dryer traps. 1st Source Servall will explain the way the lint catching brush is used in your drying machine and how it reduces fire hazards within your dryer.

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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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Product pick of the week: Thermal Fuse

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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 Thermal fuses which are used for your drying machine. If your dryer is not heating it may be a faulty thermal. 1st Source Servall will explain how this part works and why it is important.

A thermal fuse is a safety part that’s purpose is to shut off the electrical flow that powers the heating mechanism when the exhaust becomes overheated. It is similar to an electrical fuse and it can’t be reset, it must be removed and replaced when it is worn out or broken.

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What Fabrics Can and Can’t be Dried?

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The worst day of the week…you know…the one no one looks forward to.  You separate your lights from your darks and your towels and whatever you may have. That all goes in the washer. Phew! That’s a job all on it’s own. Now, it’s time for the tricky part. Do you dry everything for the sole reason that you enjoy having warm clothes as soon as they come out of the dryer? Or do you hang dry everything? We did some research and found out what fabrics are safe to put in your dryer and what fabrics you might want to hang dry or take to the dry cleaner. Continue reading

Gas VS. Electric Dryer  

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Need a new dryer but do not know what kind? Well lucky for you there are two different kinds of dryers you can choose from. Some prefer to buy electric dryers over gas dryers or vice versa.

 Before you purchase a clothes dryer, you will need to understand the difference between the two types because Electric and Gas both have their pros and cons.Although the difference between electric and gas dryers are how they are powered by but decades of testing reveled that they both perform similarly.

 

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