A dishwasher is used frequently, especially if you have a large family. To keep you from having to hand wash your dishes, below are four maintenance tips to prevent problems as well as to keep your dishwasher running efficiently. Inspect and Clean Filters and Screens You should find a filter or a screen located at the bottom of your dishwasher above the food drain. This is there to catch large food particles and other large debris.
22 November 2016
When you're in the market for a new-to-you home appliance, it can be advantageous to shop at a retailer that has a sizable selection of used products. Doing so can save you a considerable amount of money, while also helping you end up with an appliance that works perfectly well. Focus your shopping efforts on reputable retailers; while it might be tempting to save money by shopping for used appliances in your online classifieds, the average seller will not stand behind the product in the same manner as a reputable store.
14 July 2016
Many people love the feeling of reaching into a piping-hot dryer at the end of the drying cycle and retrieving their cozy, warm clothes – especially during the winter when the house is cold. It's quite a shock, however, to hear your dryer finish running, open the door and be met with clothes that are cool and partially dry – or perhaps those that are nearly as wet as when you took them out of the washing machine earlier.
29 April 2016
If you're trying to save money on your utility bills by turning off air conditioning on warmer days, you may want to rethink that. Using the air conditioning helps protect you from heat illness, poor decision making, and even a shortened temper. But air conditioning can be expensive if you have to run it a lot, like during a heat wave. Here are three ways to help boost the cooling without making your utility bills go sky high.
26 February 2016
As a homeowner, you depend on your refrigerator on a daily basis. For the most part, they hold up really well. However, over time, they will likely break down and experience some issues. When this happens, all of the food inside the fridge is at risk of spoiling and needing to be thrown away. While there are plenty of refrigerator issues that require the help of a professional, there are some repairs that you can do on your own with a little bit of know-how.
28 January 2016