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Choosing Appliances You Will Adore

When it comes to appliances, most people have a tendency to pay more attention to anything else when they shop: price. Unfortunately, finding cheap appliances doesn't always mean you will find good appliances. As an income property owner, I have purchased several different appliances over the years, and I can tell you first hand that not all brands are created equal. My blog is dedicated to helping you to find appliances that you will actually be able to use, abuse, and love for a long time. Check out my blog for information on what to look for, how to shop, and where to get great deals.

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Choosing Appliances You Will Adore

    3 Potential Reasons Your Furnace Has Started Blowing Out Black Dust

    When you turn on your furnace, you expect warm air to start pumping out of your house vents. You don't expect the air to come with black dust. The presence of black dust around your furnace or coming out of the vents can indicate one of a few problems that range from minor to potentially fatal. For this reason, you should always get a professional heating and air conditioning appliance service company to examine the problem.

    How To Deep Clean Your Dryer Lint Trap

    The excess lint that collects in your dryer can be causing the clothes in your dryer to take a lot longer to dry. It can make your dryer heat up a little too hot and damage your clothing, or worse - excess lint buildup is a fire hazard. That should be reason enough to get going and clean that dryer lint trap. The safety of your family could be at risk, so follow the instructions below to clean your lint trap thoroughly and properly.

    3 Possible Causes Of A Refrigerator That's Too Warm

    If your refrigerator or freezer is too warm, it won't be able to preserve food effectively and could cost you a lot of money. Read on to learn what could cause this problem and how to fix it.  Cold control This is a temperature controlled switch that turns on the compressor and fan circuits whenever temperatures rise, allowing the fresh food and freezer area to remain cool enough to preserve your food.

    Prolong The Life Of Your Washing Machine With These Tips

    It's easy to start taking your washing machine for granted, but you'll quickly change your appreciation of this machine following a breakdown. If it's a few days before your local appliance repair person can visit your home or get the parts needed to fix the machine, you might find yourself packing up your dirty laundry and transporting it to a family member's home or a laundromat. This hassle should definitely make you appreciate your appliance and encourage you to take care of it once it's fixed.

    How To Repair Dishwasher Sprayer Arms

    If your dishwasher isn't getting dishes clean, it could be time to repair the upper and lower spray arms. After much use, the sprayer arms get clogged with dirt or crack. Here are some tips to fix dishwasher spray arms. Prepare to Work For this repair, you need: Philips screwdriver pipe cleaner or flexible wire sponge old toothbrush all purpose cleaner and degreasing agent sponge upper and lower replacement sprayer arms Unplug the power cord to the dishwasher, which is usually plugged into a ground fault circuit outlet that is under the kitchen sink and behind the cabinet wall.

    How To Remove Mold From A Front-Loading Washing Machine

    Front-loading washing machines are prone to mold and mildew. You'll know if your machine has a mold or mildew problem, as your clothes will begin to smell. You can also see the mold inside your machine on the rubber seal. If you pull the seal back, you'll see mold underneath as well. This mold can be removed with a cleaner that you probably already have in your laundry cupboard. See below for instructions on how to remove mold from your front-loading washing machine.

    Are Appliance Warranties Worth the Extra Cost?

    Everyone has been there: you're standing in the electronics, home improvement, or appliance store deciding on a purchase, and the salesman asks if you'd like to purchase an extended warranty. When you make a larger purchase like appliances, it's considered a pretty good-sized investment. You want to be able to have peace of mind that your new investment will work well and last a long time. But are all extra warranties offered by retailers and manufacturers worth the extra cost?

    Troubleshooting Your Appliances

    Large appliances play a pretty big role in our homes. They make our food, clean our dishes, wash our clothes, heat us up, and cool us down. When one stops working, it can be pretty tempting to hire a professional to take a look. However, you might be able to save a nice chunk of change by taking a look at the problem yourself. Here are some tips that you can use to troubleshoot two particularly troublesome appliances: the refrigerator and the clothes dryer.