How to get holiday food stains out of your favorite clothes

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The Holidays are all about getting together with the family to celebrate and enjoy their company. With that celebrating involves lots and lots of food. Yum! But, what is worse than getting a huge stain right on your favorite shirt in the middle of eating that delicious Holiday dinner? 1st Source Servall is here to help. We will be listing tips for removing those annoying stains before they set into your favorite clothes forever.

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Handle up or down, which way is the correct way to clean your silverware?

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Have you ever wondered what the correct way to wash your silverware is when putting it through the dishwasher? Some say handles up so that when you grab the silverware you do not touch the part that goes into peoples mouths and food. Others say to put the handle going down so that the water and detergent reach and rinses the silverware better. What is the correct answer?

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The Truth Behind The Myth – Washing Dishes by Hand is More Sanitary Than Using a Dishwasher.

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Washing dishes by hand is not only a chore no one wants to do, it is also less sanitary then throwing the dishes in the dishwasher and letting the machine do all of the work for you.

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Get Your Appliances Ready for Colder Weather

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This past year flew by pretty fast, hasn’t it? It’s already September, which also means that fall is right around the corner (3 weeks to be exact).  Since the seasons are changing we should also be changing some routines such as prepping your appliances for the cooler weather.

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Dishwasher Mistakes You’re Currently Doing

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Dishwashers were created to make life a little bit easier by washing our dishes for us. It seems all fairly easy. All you have to do is put your dishes in and press the button but …there’s a good chance millions of us have been doing it wrong.

Here we have 7 things to avoid when using the dishwasher:

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Gas VS. Electric Dryer  

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Need a new dryer but do not know what kind? Well lucky for you there are two different kinds of dryers you can choose from. Some prefer to buy electric dryers over gas dryers or vice versa.

 Before you purchase a clothes dryer, you will need to understand the difference between the two types because Electric and Gas both have their pros and cons.Although the difference between electric and gas dryers are how they are powered by but decades of testing reveled that they both perform similarly.

 

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Eliminate Pet Hair From Your Washer For Good!     

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Pets are cute and cuddly but having pets around can easily become a nightmare when you are dealing with pet hair. Any pet owner will know how difficult it is to completely remove pet hair from your bedding, clothes, furniture, and washing machine.

It’s already hard enough getting rid of your pet’s hair from your clothing but when it’s stuck to your washing machine it can become problematic. When pet hair gets wet, it  clumps together and can cause the drain to clog.  We stress that it is important to get the pet hair off before throwing them into the wash. Continue reading