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: 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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Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Timers

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Dryers: we’re all pretty familiar with them.  For decades, they’ve helped to make laundry a little bit easier, saving us the hassle of having to line dry everything and speeding things up so we can have our warm fluffy towels, dry clothes, blankets, and more sooner.

We turn the knob, push start and expect it to handle the rest.  But how does the dryer know just what to do?  Part of this is thanks to the Dryer Timer, a key player when it comes to managing the different cycles, which is why they’re this week’s Product Pick. Continue reading

Whirlpool Electric Dryer not heating up? Your thermal fuse could be the problem.

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Have you noticed that your dryer isn’t heating up as much as it used to?  Maybe it’s not even heating up at all anymore? This may be due to a faulty thermal fuse in the back of your dryer, but don’t worry.  We will guide you through easy steps in testing and replacing a faulty thermal fuse if needed.

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