Understanding The Basics of Dryer Vents

A properly installed dryer vent is very important for fire hazard prevention, home safety and for the practical functioning of the dryer. It seems like such a small, insignificant part of the home dryer system, however, if it’s not performing properly, it can cause unnecessary wear and tear on your dryer and poor ventilation allows heat to build up which can be a fire hazard in your home. (more…)

Advice About Washer Pump Repair

Washing machine design has become more complicated over the years, with more moving parts that can become worn out faster and more features that could stop working. That said, if well maintained, the typical washing machine can still clean your clothes and last as many as 14 years, regardless of whether the unit is a front or top loader. (more…)

What Are The Major Issues With A Refrigerator?

There was a time not too long ago where the average household functioned adequately without a refrigerator. Nowadays, even a household on the most modest budget has a fridge. Those with more money have the option to buy a more advanced version of this type of appliance. And while the features of the more advanced fridges are a definite asset to any home, this also means that with the use of more technology, there’s a greater chance of the refrigerator breaking down. (more…)

Questions To Ask Before Investing In A New Oven

Large appliance purchases can be challenging and sometimes intimidating. When shopping for a stove, for example, there are so many options available that it can be challenging to decide which one is the best for you. The best oven for you may not necessarily be the most expensive one. Careful thought and a little planning can guarantee that you’ll make the best stove purchase to meet your needs and your needs for the foreseeable future. (more…)

Know About Common Dryer Issues

To many people a dryer is an essential appliance in the home. Like the washing machine, it’s something we’ve come to depend on when we do any type of laundry. It has become habit to load clothing into a dryer immediately after a load is finished in the washing machine. Other times a dryer can be used to freshen up sheets or other large items, or used to remove wrinkles from clothing.When the dryer is not working properly or is completely broken, this can be extremely convenient. Especially if you need your freshly washed clothing dry right away. (more…)

Are Extended Warranties On Appliances Worth It?

When you go ahead and purchase an electric appliance of any type, one of the first things that you do is to take a look at the warranty. And you should. That’s the guarantee that the manufacturer gives you that everything is going to be handled properly and that if something happens to the machine and it’s his fault, it would be repaired for free.
The debate, however, is whether you should get extended warranties and whether they are worth the cost. There are certain technicians who would recommend them if you bought a larger and more expensive electric appliances. Others, on the other hand, are firm that regular maintenance should be more than enough to make sure that everything is handled properly. (more…)

Removing Mildew Smells From Your Front-Loading Washer

Your front washer is one of the most commonly used and important appliances in your home and these are responsible for the overall appeal of your clothes. Obviously, it’s critical that you make sure that everything is handled properly as the last thing you’d want is for your clothes to smell dirty or inappropriate. Mildew smells, however, are common and they are definitely something that a lot of people have to deal with. This is why we’ve handpicked a few common and quick things that you can take advantage of in order to make sure that everything is handled properly. (more…)

Do I Need To Replace Or Repair Home Appliances?

Our homes are definitely functional, thanks to our appliances. We rely on them to do the dishes, to cook meals, to clean, to keep food refrigerated and tons of other things. And, there is nothing wrong with that – they make our lives easier and that’s a good thing. However, this is also why we feel rather overwhelmed and burdened when something goes wrong with any of our appliances. This is one of the toughest moments as you have to determine whether it’s time to get a replacement or if the current one can get repaired. There are a few key considerations to account for when making this choice, so let’s have a look. (more…)