Spring Forward by Checking Your Smoke Detector

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It’s almost that time of the year when you have to move your clocks forward and clean your entire house. Besides doing the obvious, when was the last time you checked your smoke detector? These most forgotten devices are important in the early detection of a fire in your home. These can save your life when you least expect it to. Fires can occur at any time of the day so keeping alarmed is crucial in your family’s safety.

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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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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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Dehumidifier Recall Information

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We care about your safety which is why we try to keep you as updated as possible when it comes to appliance recalls. If you’re looking for past recalls, you can find them here.

On November 2, 2016  a recall was issued by CPSC on behalf of GD Midea for approximately 3.4 million dehumidifiers due to reports of smoke and fire.  The recall applies to select 20, 30, 40 , 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75 pint dehumidifier models manufactured by GD Midea.   Continue reading

Why Is My Stove Smoky? How To Clean Your Electric Stove

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In a previous post we discussed how to clean your electric glass stove top, but the same rules do not apply to an electric stove top with coiled burners.  Typically the burners will smoke due to excess grease and excess food from cooking on other burners. For those who love cooking, this could put a damper on your daily routine and favorite past time. So, here are a few ways to clean your electric stove top and also how to prevent that excess grease from sticking in the future. Continue reading