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Leaving The AC Unit In The Window For Winter — Tips For Preparing

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How long did it take you to get your window air conditioner put in this summer? If you're like many across the country, you had to sweat through a few hot spells before you finally got around to putting that thing in. If putting the unit in was such a problem, you've probably been kicking around the idea of leaving it in place for the winter. Is it safe to do that?

16 October 2018

Brand-Spanking-New Refrigerator? 10 Ways To Keep It Running Smoothly For Years

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Oh, what a glorious occasion it is to get a new refrigerator for your kitchen! Since they usually last so long, these steadfast appliances don't need replacing very often, making a new one something to celebrate. As you bask in the glory of the new superstar in your kitchen, keep the following maintenance advice in mind: 1. Know How To Set The Refrigerator The temperature controls of your beautiful new kitchen appliance aren't suppose to be adjusted according to anything but the owner's manual.

24 July 2018

How To Fix Oven Door Springs

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If the springs on your oven door break, you won't be able to shut the door properly, and heat can escape. The springs on the door help to seal the door, which keeps heat inside the oven. Sometimes, the springs need replacing, and they may only need positioning in a different place. You should be able to fix the door springs yourself by following these tips. Prepare to Fix the Springs

8 February 2018

RV Mistakes That Can Lead To RV Repairs

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The moment you purchase your first RV, you probably can't wait for the adventures you will be going on. But wait a minute because a few careless mistakes may cause damage to your RV and may force you to perform expensive repairs. Your first adventure should be close to home until you can learn how to safely operate your RV. Traveling Too Far Too Soon If you do not have time for a long RV trip, it is better to wait until you have more free time or to avoid going on a long trip.

9 November 2017

The Laundry Doesn't Do Itself: 4 Steps To Keep Your Front-Load Washing Machine In Tiptop Shape

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Laundry is a household chore that never goes away. In fact, if you have a large family, it may seem like life is an endless parade of dirty laundry. When it comes to getting your laundry done, you want a washing machine that's quick, efficient, and gentle on your clothing. The last thing you want to do is spend all day washing laundry in a machine that wastes water, and destroys your clothing.

20 June 2017

Five Appliance Repairs That Will Save You Money In The Long Run

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Everyone has that one appliance that just doesn't work as well as it used to. But a malfunctioning appliance isn't just a daily inconvenience: it could also be costing you more money than you think. Malfunctioning appliances tend to waste utilities, causing your energy bill to skyrocket. Here are a few things you might not realize could be costing you money. 1. The Refrigerator That You Keep Needing to Turn Up

27 April 2017

The Pros And Cons Of A Residential HVAC Maintenance Program

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When you schedule a maintenance appointment with your preferred residential HVAC maintenance and repair company, they will likely talk to you about a residential HVAC maintenance program. These programs are becoming very popular and most companies now offer them. You pay an annual fee for a certain period of time and in return your HVAC maintenance is covered and repairs may be discounted. This may leave you wondering if this type of program is ideal for you.

8 March 2017

Simple Solutions To Update, Maintain, And Use Your Dishwasher Properly

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After preparing a meal for your family, you most likely do not want to scrub dirty dishes, glasses, pots and pans by hand. Since cleaning up is an important part of cooking for your family, the benefits of a dishwasher are easy to see. Unfortunately, the overall abuse this appliance receives can be shocking. The constant wear and tear of the dishwasher will reduce its lifespan, but the improper use and poor maintenance will also decrease the appliance's ability to clean your dishes.

29 July 2016

3 Things To Know About Getting Central Air In A Home That Does Not Have Ductwork

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Living without air conditioning in the summer can be unpleasant, but you may think that you could never have central AC because your home doesn't have ductwork. While it is easier to install central AC in a home that has existing ductwork, it is still possible for your home to get a central AC system. Here are three things you should know about this. It Will Cost More Because this project will involve more than just installing a central AC system, you can expect to pay more.

28 May 2015

Live Long Fridge! Ways To Expand The Life Expectancy Of Your Appliances

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It seems to happen out of nowhere, but the malfunctioning of a refrigerator, washer, or other appliance is likely due to old age. Components are made to last so long before it's time to truly replace the appliance. Instead of sending your appliance off to the junkyard wasteland with other obsolete appliances, you can extend the life of dishwasher, ranges, and more by using the following tips. Working with appliance repair specialists can ensure that everything is running smoothly.

20 May 2015