New & Improved Surge Protector

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Supco has launched a new and improved LINEBACKER Surge Protector that has been updated to meet a broader range of needs! We’re going to tell you what’s changed and how this updated surge protector is the best option for you!

The LBK10 Linebacker surge protector uses state of the art TPMOV (Mersen) technology that’s made with the ability to remove your equipment from damaging surges. This surge protector provides the best solution that your surge protector needs. If the surge protector detects an over-voltage, under-voltage, lost neutral or ground, it won’t allow power to the surge protector or equipment until the condition is resolved.

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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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Product Pick of the Week: Dishwasher Pumps & Motors

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Dishwashers are great.  They save us the time and effort of having to wash dishes by hand, and can even save you money by using less water especially when it comes to newer models.  But have you ever wondered just how your dishwasher gets your dishes so clean?  Two very important players in the cleaning process are our product picks this week – the Pump & Motor.

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How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Dishwasher

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A noisy dishwasher is common in many households. Many people assume that repairs must be done by a serviceman, however, repairing your dishwasher is not a difficult process. If you are in the mood to save some money and take matters into your own hands, stay tuned for our dishwasher troubleshooting tips!  Continue reading

Common Furnace Problems and Repairs

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Since we are in this lovely season of winter our furnace is getting a lot of use. From all of this use our furnace may be having some problems that need to be fixed ASAP because we do not want our homes to be the same temperature it is outside. If your looking to buy a new furnace here are some things you should look at when purchasing and if you are looking to repair your furnace here are some common furnace problems and how to repair them!

Things to look at when buying a new furnace:
-The number of speeds it has
-The type of drive it has it will either be direct or belt
-The speed in RPM’s and the number of speeds it has
-The voltage you probably will want a furnace with 115,208-230, or 460
-The direction of rotation; reversible seems to be the better choice
-The horse power you will probably want one with 1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 3/4, or  1

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Ice maker not making ice anymore?

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There are a couple reasons why an ice maker may stop working. The two most common reasons your ice maker wouldn’t be working are one, the motor coupling needs to be replaced or two, your dispenser motor needs to be replaced. No need to worry or call an expensive repairman both of these repairs can be done DIY pretty easily!

Replacing Your Motor Coupling

Tools you’ll need:
-Hammer
New Motor Coupling

Steps To Replace Your Motor Coupling:
1.) Open the freezer door.
2.) Remove the ice dispenser assembly by simply lifting up and pulling out
3.) Remove old motor coupling located at the back of the freezer it is cross thread so you will turn left to remove it it will be on pretty tight so you will have to use the hammer to tap it loose enough to spin it off with your hands
4.) Place new motor coupling on remember its cross threaded so spin it right to tighten
5.) Replace the ice dispenser assembly by lining it up with the tracks and pushing it into place

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