Coffee From The Refrigerator Anyone?

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We all love a nice cup of coffee in the morning before we start our busy days. We freshly make it in our coffee machines or use our Keurigs. Now General Electric has done the unthinkable, coffee right from our refrigerators! Just when you thought appliances couldn’t get any savvier, General Electric and Keurig have teamed up to create a coffee-dispensing fridge called the Cafe series.

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Recall Information: GE Recalls Select Top-Loading Washers Due to Fire Hazard

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At 1st Source Servall, we want to make sure that our readers and customers are aware of the latest appliance recalls to ensure your safety.

As of September 15th, General Electric has issued a recall on certain Top-Loading Washers.  A component of the washer may potentially overheat, creating a fire hazard.  The recall includes 3 different GE Profile high-efficiency models sold in the colors gold, grey, and white between June of 2003 and October of 2011. The affected models are:

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GE’s FirstBuild crowdsourcing is innovating the appliance field

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FirstBuild is a micro factory that GE has established in Louisville, KY and is a place where innovators can come together and try to create new products. It challenges the community to design and make strides in the way we think of household appliances. Continue reading

Your next refrigerator may be cooled by magnets!

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Have you ever wondered how much energy or gases your refrigerator consumes? The days of using refrigerant to cool down your food may be very well behind us thanks to some new technology. This cooling technology is based on magnetocaloric effect; that transfers heat from the interior of the fridge to the outside of the unit. The effect can be traced back to first being observed back way in the early 1900’s. With today’s technology and manufacturing breakthrough, refrigeration by magnets is almost possible thanks to General Electric. Continue reading

Product Pick of the Week : Washer Pumps

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This week’s Product Pick of the Week is Washer Pumps.  The pump in your washer plays

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WH23X42 – General Electric Washer Pump Assembly

an important role in the washing process.  Without it your clothes would stay a soapy
watery mess, and nobody wants that.

 

This week, we’re going to spend a little time going over the different types of washer pumps, how they work, and share a few common signs that it may be time to replace your washer’s pump.

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Simple DIY GE Dryer Repairs

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Repairing appliances can be much simpler than it sounds. Something like a broken dryer door handle or worn control knob may have you searching the internet for a local repairman to come in and fix it. However, these repair jobs are simple and you can do them yourself in minutes and save money by not hiring a repair man! Here are 4 General Electric dryer repairs that you’ll be able to repair yourself in minutes.

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Kitchen Trends of 2016

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With the new year comes new trends – even for your kitchen! 2016 is bringing in multiple styles for your kitchen. From traditional to personalized, you can create a kitchen that is right for you. Make sure to check out the suggested appliances for your style kitchen. The new year is all about customization so don’t be afraid to mix & match your appliances to design a look personal to you! Continue reading