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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A Guide to “Going Green” in Honor of Earth Day

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“Going Green”, or leading a more environmentally friendly lifestyle to protect the environment and sustain natural resources,  is a lifestyle many of us may enact on a regular basis–or we at least try our best to do so. Changing your lifestyle completely to do this, however, can be difficult.  Many of us know the basics, like the importance of recycling, turning off our lights when we leave a room, and trying to reduce the amount of waste we create.

What you might not be familiar with is how to use your appliances in the most efficient way possible.  Not only do these methods save electricity, water, or natural fuels, they can save you money as well. There are ways to change the way you use all of your main home appliances in order to be more “green”, and you can start doing them right away.  With Earth Day less than two weeks away on April 22nd,  this is the perfect time to make these small changes in honor of your planet.

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Diagnosing Common Problems In Your Range

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Throughout a ranges life there is a good chance that it will run into some sort of problem. Being able to diagnose what is wrong with your range can help you decide whether or not you need to hire a repairman. Having knowledge of what may be wrong with your range can also help you and the repairman save time because you won’t have to spend time trying to diagnose the issue. So take a minute to lean how to diagnose some of the common problems ranges have.

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Which Appliance Style Should I Choose?

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The holidays involve a lot of gatherings which involves a lot of cooking and baking. This can take a toll on our appliances. If you’re in the market for new appliances take a look at some of the different styles to choose from, the pros and cons of each style and how they range in prices.

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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: Range Burner Grates

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A burner grate is like a work of art: it’s all bold lines, corners, and curves. Our burner grates support the heaviest of our pots, take splatters and spills without complaint, and only hold heat when we need them too allowing us to go from a boil to a simmer in no time flat.  We thought they deserved a little recognition, which is why we’ve made them our Product Pick this week. Continue reading

Conventional vs Convection | What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve taken a walk through the appliances at a store lately, you may have noticed the word Convection popping up on more and more ovens or ranges.  Convection cooking capabilities have become much more common over the last decade. But what exactly makes a Convection Oven different from a Conventional Oven? Continue reading