It’s Fall Season!

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Now that all the hard work for preparing your house is about done, it’s time to get the interior all set too.There’s nothing like coming home after a long work or school day and being able to unwind in a beautifully decorated and perfectly comforting home. Here are a few tips to help make the fall wonderland come true.

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Expand Your Range’s Life

Ranges can be used for baking, broiling, and much more. So, it’s important to maintain it and do whatever we can to extend its lifespan. By following these tips, you are doing yourself and your range a favor.

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Don’t Add Extra Water to Your HE Washing Machine

bucket of waterAdding water to a High Efficiency washing machine is a mistake too many people are making that leads to dirtier laundry and wasted water. That’s because HE washing machines are designed to clean using less water and adding additional water prevents the washer from working properly.

By adding water using a bucket or hose, the items inside the tub cannot properly rub up against each other or against parts inside the tub. It’s this friction and mechanical cleaning action that gets dirt and stains out of items. The extra water also Continue reading

Garage Cleaning Tips

Garages are made to store items, like cars or tools. But, sometimes garages get a little too cluttered and need to get cleaned out. And, if there’s a plethora of junk in there, it can be a little overwhelming. For your benefit, here’s some tips on how to clean your garage! Continue reading

The Hidden Spots That Make Your Dishwasher Smell

The Hidden Spots That Make Your Dishwasher Smell If your dishwasher has developed a stinky smell that you just can’t seem to get rid of, it might be due to rotten food and smelly germs lingering in these missed spots. Here’s where to look.

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The Filter

Most people don’t know or forget that they need to clean their dishwasher’s filter. The filter traps larger food particles from clogging up your dishwasher’s drain pump. Locate the filter on your dishwasher and remove it from the machine. The filter usually Continue reading

How to fix a smelly washer

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We put our clothes in the washer expecting them to come out smelling beautiful. Nothing is worse than the clothing coming out still smelly! If this happens to you, your washer probably needs to be cleaned. We are here to help by giving you a step by step list to making your washer and clothes smelling pretty again.  Continue reading

Getting Your Appliances Prepared For the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is finally upon us. As family and friends gather at our houses we must be sure that everything goes right. This time of year also puts the most stress on our appliances. Whether it’s preparing all of our favorite holiday meals and treats in our ovens, storing them in our refrigerators and freezers and cleaning all of our dishes after the big meal in our dishwashers, we are using our appliances more than usual. So how can we prepare ourselves and our appliances for all of this holiday chaos? Here are a few tips.

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Prolonging Your Dishwasher’s Life

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Your dishwasher is probably the second most used appliance in your home, next to your refrigerator. If you aren’t taking proper care of your dishwasher, it won’t last for as long as it’s supposed to. We’ve compiled a list of places to clean and precautions to take in order to sustain the life of your unit: Continue reading

How To Keep Your Refrigerator Clean

Keeping a clean refrigerator is important to keeping fresh food and efficiency. Your fridge is one of your most used appliances and needs to be taken care of in order for it to last the approximate 13 years that it should. We have some tips to help you get started in caring for your unit:

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Is Ice Forming Around Your Air Conditioner?

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As much as we love it when our air conditioner blows frigid air on a hot summer’s day,  a freezing air conditioner, or one showing ice build up on parts of the AC unit is actually a bad sign. If your air conditioner has ice forming inside or anywhere around it, that generally means that there is an issue with the unit.

Here are some easy DIY steps to solve your freezing air conditioner problem.  Continue reading