17 October 2016
Many of us take dryers for granted, and can't imagine waiting days or even a few hours for wet clothes to air-dry. On the other hand, even people who are handy around the house aren't familiar with dryers in the same way they might be with their car or other electrical systems. So if you are having issues with your dryer, but you aren't sure what exactly is at the root of problem, keep reading for some great troubleshooting tips that will diagnose the problem and have your dryer working in no time.
8 June 2016
Here are five strategies that will help you reduce the impact your appliances have on your electric and water bill this summer. Turn On A Fan Help your air conditioner circulate air more effectively by turning on any ceiling fans you have in your home, or setting up a few portable fans. Fans use significantly less energy than your air conditioning does, and using them throughout the day may help reduce how frequently your air conditioner comes on throughout the day, thus reducing the strain of your air conditioner on your electric bill.
24 April 2016
After your home has been flooded, you're eager to get inside and assess the damage to make everything right again. You may want to run each of your appliances right away to determine if they still work or if they'll need to be repaired or replaced. Don't do it. The best decision is to call a professional, especially with gas-fueled appliances like ovens and dryers. If you want to do a preliminary check yourself before hiring a repair crew, or you believe you have the skills to replace or repair your own appliances, here's what you should know:
22 February 2016
If dust is blowing through the vents that cover the duct work that is connected to your central heating system, you may be concerned about the quality of the air that you are breathing in. You can take a few steps to reduce the amount of debris that comes out the vents by completing the following steps. Reducing the amount of debris may also help your central air system operate more efficiently.
25 January 2016
If your furnace is a decade old and you have to pay hefty repair bills regularly, don't put any more money into the unit. Instead, upgrade it. There are a variety of benefits to updating the furnace for your home, and an HVAC expert will know what models are most suitable for your living space. Buying a new furnace and changing some things around your living space can actually help you save money.
16 November 2015
When purchasing an appliance, you most likely have to decide whether or not to take advantage of the extended warranty that you will undoubtedly be offered. In some situations, an extended warranty is necessary, but in others, it might not be the best decision. Before making a decision on whether or not to opt for the extended warranty, here is what you need to know. When Should You Buy an Extended Warranty?
29 October 2015
If you have a traditional gas or electric water heater in your home, you likely rely on it every day to bathe, wash dishes, and clean clothes. Unfortunately, if you're not having your water heater serviced and inspected at least once a year, you could be at a greater risk of needing water heater repairs down the road. Specifically, there are a few signs you'll want to be on the lookout for that could indicate the need for professional water heater service.