Prevent Electrical Issues this Season

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This time of year, electricity in your home is most likely running at its peak. Add a few more appliances (have to get Thanksgiving dinner on the table!) and you could be at risk for a power outage. Pay attention to this information to keep your power running smoothly. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Zip Foam Coil 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 Zip Foam Coil Cleaner used for your air conditioner and other units. Have you ever wondered what you can do to improve how you’re A/C unit works?  Luckily 1st Source Servall will explain all the ways this product will be useful in your home!

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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

HELP! MY DISHWASHER WON’T HEAT! | How To Change a Dishwasher Heating Element

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Although there are several factors that could be affecting your dishwasher heating, the most common part associated with dishwasher temperature problems is the heating element. Even in high quality parts it is common for the wires to burn out. You can use a multimeter to assess whether or not a part needs to be replaced – this measures element resistance, which should be between 15 and 30 ohms. A reading above 30 means the element needs to be replaced.

Luckily this situation is a fairly simple and relatively inexpensive fix (compared to the cost of hiring a handyman).  Here is a step-by-step guide for this doable DIY dishwasher fix. You will need a new heating element, a multimeter and a basic toolset.

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My Refrigerator is Leaking at the Bottom | Ways to Fix This Issue

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You’re walking to the kitchen sink when suddenly your sock is completely soaked. You look down to see a nice puddle of water right near your refrigerator/freezer.

Buying a new refrigerator was not on your list of things to do today, so here are some reasons why your refrigerator could be leaking.

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