Tips for First Time Gas Stove Users

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Cooking can be an interesting and stressful thing to do. There is a lot to know and a lot to learn and a lot to figure out. There are different types of stoves to work with such as gas and electric. For first time users, there are things to know about when it comes to gas stoves. Read below to see the things that are needed to know for first time gas stove users.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

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Start the New Year off fresh by committing to home improvement resolutions. In celebration of the New Year and new beginnings, we have come up with some resolutions for your home that will make it more efficient, clean and beautiful! Below are the most important home improvements for the New Year!

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Fire Prevention Month

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It’s almost the end of October! With that being said, did you know that October was fire prevention month? Its okay if you don’t but you should still follow these tips even after October ends to prevent a fire in your home.

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Things that should not be in the microwave

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Microwaves are fast, easy to use so what can possibly go wrong? Well, a lot can actually. Do not start a fire in your kitchen by doing silly mistakes that can be damaging to your microwave and your home.

Here we have a list of items that you should never put in your microwave:

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Dryer Safety Tips to Remember

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Did you know more than 15 thousand clothes dryer related fires occur each year? Laundry is something we have integrated into our normal lives but following these dryer safety tips can help save your property and family from any dryer related fires.

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What Should I Do With My Old Appliances?

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Purchasing new appliances like a washer and dryer can be a very exciting time. You get to try out all different types of models and figure out what is best for you and your home. Then it’s out with the old and in with the new! But where exactly is this place the old appliances are going to? Continue reading

How to Safely Disconnect a Gas Dryer

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Whether you are relocating your dryer or installing a new one, there are a few safety precautions you should be sure to take upon doing so. It is important to be very cautious when disconnecting your dryer from the gas line because of potential fire hazards or gas explosions. If you feel at all hesitant about disconnecting your gas dryer yourself, make sure to contact a qualified technician to perform the task for you. However, taking the following steps during this process will ensure a safe disconnection:

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Tips and Tricks to Preventing Dryer Fires

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Across the country, thousands of house fires are caused by dryers every year. The number of incidents tends to increase in the fall and winter months as people begin to use their dryers more frequently. The main reason these fires break out is because people fail to keep this appliance properly cleaned and maintained.  Taking a few extra minutes to perform these simple tasks will ensure you and your dryer have no issues this season.

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Your Personal Guide For A Safe And Healthy Winter

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With the end of October approaching, we look forward to the holiday season. Unfortunately, colder weather comes along with this. Although this time can be a joyous period for many, we have to make sure that we are staying safe and healthy through the winter season. It is important to plan ahead and prepare our homes and ourselves for what lies ahead. The following preventative measures can help us prepare. Continue reading

Does this part work? | Using a Multimeter to Test for Continuity

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Sometimes it’s easy to identify what part needs to replaced on your appliance because you can see the damage:  a torn gasket, a broken hinge, a cracked drawer.

But when it comes to electrical components like fuses, thermostats, switches, heating elements, and circuit boards it can be a bit trickier because you can’t just look at the part and see that it needs to be replaced.

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The best thing to do is to test them with a volt-ohm, or multimeter.  Multimeters can be found in both digital and analog formats and allow you to quickly and easily check that the part is operating at the right resistance or has continuity.   Continue reading