Warm summer days are spent swimming and soaking up in the sun, but did you know that your appliances are affected by the summer heat? The extreme heat conditions can get the best of your appliances if you are not keeping an eye on them. The heat causes your appliances to work harder than they are designed to and can cause them to wear out, work less efficiently, and break down.
It is important to maintain these appliances to ensure they’re in great condition as you’re getting ready for summer! Here are some tips on what you can do to make sure your appliances don’t give out on you this summer.
Dishwashers are a luxury that many take advantage of. So, the moment the door seal won’t hold or the door flies to the ground when you open it, replacement parts are necessary. This week’s Product Picks of the Week are the parts for a dishwasher door including the cable, gaskets, latches and springs. Get to know your parts before you install them! Before repairing or replacing any of these parts, be sure to turn off the water supply and turn off the power.
Washing machines take on the task many people wouldn’t enjoy doing by hand: LAUNDRY! Just like it is important to clean out your refrigerator or your oven, it is important to give your washing machine a scrub down to avoid mold and bacteria that grabs onto your clothing every day.
Most of us pay our refrigerator a visit 5 times a day, and if there is more than one person living in your house, this can have quite the effect on your refrigerator door! From fingerprints to broken seals, our refrigerator endures it all. To avoid our groceries (and money!) going to waste, be sure to keep an eye out on how your refrigerator door gasket is holding up. If it needs to be replaced, follow our step-by-step instructions to repairing most refrigerator gaskets below!