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Signs Your Washer or Dryer Needs Service

Washing and drying your clothes, towels, and sheets in your own home saves you hours a week spent at a laundromat. When your washer or dryer isn’t working at the level it should be capable of, hire an experienced appliance service technician to come diagnose the problem. Many laundry machine problems are repairable, and you

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Appliance Repair

Simple Tips to Extend the Life of Your Appliances

Whether you’ve invested in new, state-of-the-art appliances throughout your home or your appliances have been doing a great job for years, you want to protect your investment and get the most out of your appliances as possible. Unfortunately, there are many common mistakes homeowners make that are actually detrimental to the efficiency and lifespan of

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Your Refrigerator, Temperature, and How to Keep Your Family Safe

Does your refrigerator maintain the correct temperature? If not, you could put yourself or your family at risk. Take a look at what refrigerator temperature has to do with your health and what you can do if the interior environment isn’t constant. How Can Your Refrigerator Affect Your Health? The answer to this question depends

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Microwave?

Should you repair or replace your microwave? If this kitchen appliance doesn’t heat food properly, makes strange sounds, has a door that won’t seal, or has another issue, take a look at what to consider before you decide to fix the microwave or get a new one. How Old Is Your Microwave? An older microwave

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freezer not working

How to Protect Your Food When Your Freezer Stops Working

While freezers are generally reliable, like any appliance, a freezer has many components, any of which can malfunction. Additionally, an electrical surge, lightning strike to your home, or a power outage can all leave you without a working freezer. When your freezer stops working, you have two immediate tasks: contact an appliance repair service and

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Common Dishwasher Concerns

Most busy families rely on their dishwasher to help them keep their kitchen clean. Unfortunately, many people don’t give much thought to their dishwasher until something goes wrong. Read on for a look at common dishwasher problems and maintenance tips to keep it running smoothly. The Dishwasher Leaks After running your dishwasher, you may see

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washing machine tips

2 Ways You Might Inadvertently Hurt Your Washing Machine

Clean, soft laundry is likely something you enjoy in your home, but unfortunately, washing machines are not immune to damage. As your machine continuously delivers freshly washed and rinsed laundry, you might start to notice issues like squeaky tumblers, washing machines that will not drain, or systems that impart a bad smell onto your clean

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refrigerator maintenance tips

2 Important Ways to Take Care of Your Fridge

If you want your fridge to have a long, usable lifespan, you need to know how to take proper care of the appliance. Most fridges don’t require much maintenance, but the maintenance that they do require is important. Here are two ways you can take care of your fridge. Keep an Eye on the Refrigerator

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Trash Compactors

User Tips for Household Trash Compactors

Your household trash compactor reduces the mass of your household garbage, which is a valuable task. Here are a few tips to help you efficiently and safely use your trash compactor. Watch What You Throw in the Compactor Bin Trash compactors can handle a variety of materials, but the appliances aren’t meant to compress all

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Tips for Cleaning Resistive Electric Stove Burner Coils

If you have a stove that uses the flat, black, tried-and-true electric burner coils, proper care and maintenance keeps them working reliably and safely. Here are some tips for maintaining your electric burner coils. Resistive Coils Need Regular Cleaning Resistive coil is the technical name for a black coil stovetop element. An insulating sheath encases

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