What Does a Power Outage Do to Your Appliances?

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Stormy weather, service work, and even that sneaky squirrel chewing on the lines can all cause power flickers, fluctuations, and of course outages.  We sit and wait, wondering “When’s the power going to come back on?”

But there’s another question that comes to mind for us and that’s “Is my home protected for when the power does come back on?”

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Why is the Space Between The Doors on My Refrigerator Getting Hot?

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Seeing as your refrigerator is meant to keep things cool, it can be a bit of a shock when part of it is suddenly burning hot.  A common issue with side-by-side refrigerators, especially older models, is that the portion between the two compartment doors gets hot.  And not just a little warm to the touch, but noticeably hot.

So what causes this?  And what can you do about it?

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The Fridge of the Future!

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Let’s talk about the Refrigerator. Let’s be honest, it’s the fan favorite in the appliance family. It’s the most important because it holds the food. It also displays the achievements of the household, exhibits the young artists work and the place where you leave cute notes to your loved ones like “WE’RE OUT OF MILK!”

So, with all these awesome benefits, how could the fridge get any better? We’re glad you asked. Thanks to major advances in technology, it just got 1000x’s better…

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3 Ways to Personalize Your Appliances

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We pride ourselves on making our homes reflect our personal style and taste. We hand pick the perfect furniture and paint for the walls but one thing that seems to be out of our control is the look of our most important, everyday pieces our appliances. They are the center of many activities in the house and we, including others, have to see them every day. And let’s face it, they aren’t the prettiest things to look at.

We’ve all been there…

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Hacks and Tips for Organizing Your Refrigerator and Freezer

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No matter the size of your refrigerator and freezer, it always seems as if there is never enough room for all of your food, drinks, and snacks.  Nothing is more frustrating than coming home from going grocery shopping and fighting to fit all of the food that you just bought into your fridge.  Being able to get items in and out of the fridge without knocking something else over or having to take something out is merely impossible, and dealing with the freezer is usually even worse because it is even smaller than the fridge.  If these problems are all too familiar to you, here are some clever hacks and tips that will make your life in this area of the kitchen a little bit easier.  Continue reading

Last Minute Holiday Home Tips

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The holidays are almost here and before you know it, your guests will be knocking on your door. With so much to do in addition to your regular day-to-day, it can get a little stressful.  We thought we’d help you out with a quick list of tips and to do’s for those last few days before the main event.    Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week: Refrigerator Capacitors

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When you reach for the door on your refrigerator, you expect it to be cold inside.  But have you ever wondered how it gets that way?  We’ve talked about a few parts that help with this in the past like the Start Relay, the Overload, the Evaporator Fan Motor, the Compressor…the list goes on (you can read about those here).  But one important part that we haven’t talked about yet is the Capacitor.  Without this one little part the Compressor doesn’t know to start, leaving you with a warm fridge and that’s why we’ve made it our Pick of the Week. Continue reading