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The Birth of the Microwave Oven

Blog / August 19, 2015

Did you know that over 95 percent of households today own a microwave oven?  What is more interesting is that around 75 percent of these households find microwave ovens as one of the most essential things people owned; in fact, second only to cars.  Just how did microwave ovens enter the consumer market?  Let us […]

How to Increase the Water Efficiency of Dishwashers

Blog / July 20, 2015

When it comes to appliances, we normally look at how energy efficient they are; this is the case even with dishwashers.  But have you ever wondered just how water efficient are dishwashers in our homes?  After all, aside from the energy used, dishwashers rely on substantial amounts of water to get the job of cleaning […]

Learn How to Clean Freezers Effectively

Blog / June 23, 2015

Most people clean their refrigerator on a weekly or monthly basis, but the freezer is rarely cleaned. While the freezer may not be subject to the harsh conditions that the refrigerator is, it’s still a pretty messy place that should be cleaned regularly. If you haven’t cleaned out the freezer in a few months now’s […]

How to Choose a New Washer and Dryer

Blog / May 25, 2015

So your old washer and dryer have bit the dust, and it’s time to choose a new set.  You think that you know what you want, but then you walk into the store, and the choices are overwhelming.  There are so many options!  Do you want front load or top load, high efficiency or regular, […]

15 Interesting Facts about Microwaves

Blog / April 23, 2015

A microwave is a modern convenience that we rarely think twice about.  We use it daily to pop popcorn, heat water for tea, and warm up a piece of leftover pizza.  We’ve gotten used to the convenience of having a microwave very quickly, but microwaves actually haven’t been around for all that long.  Just a […]

How to Keep Your Appliances in Good Repair

Blog / April 6, 2015

Refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers, and ovens are big investments.  Once you’ve purchased a new one, you certainly want to keep it in good working order for as long as possible.  Use these tips to keep your appliances in good repair so that you can avoid hefty bills for repair or replacement.

14 Tips for Preventing Household Appliance Fires

Blog / February 4, 2015

Most of us use many different household appliances every day without ever thinking twice about it.  The majority of the time, these appliances work properly and safely without ever causing a problem.  However, appliances can sometimes pose a risk for fire.  There are two keys to preventing appliance-related fires:  use the appliance as it is […]

How to Clean a Microwave

Blog / January 2, 2015

The visible parts of the kitchen usually get cleaned the most often.  After all, we’re more likely to do something about those dirty dishes when they are staring us in the face every time we go to the fridge for a drink.  The inside of the microwave tends to get forgotten, though. Those splatters are […]

Top 3 Dirty Places in Your House

Blog / November 14, 2014

There are certain cleaning tasks that you just can’t escape. If you don’t wash the dishes, you run out of clean plates to eat from. If you don’t do the laundry, you don’t have clean clothes to wear. If you don’t empty the trash can, it spills onto the floor. Some other cleaning chores don’t […]

Easy Do-In-Yourself Washing Machine Maintenance

Blog / October 16, 2014

In order to make your appliances last many years, it is important to maintain them properly. Without basic maintenance, some appliances can create serious messes when they break down. Take the washing machine, for example. This appliance has several working parts that are easy to check on a monthly basis. If you do not check out […]