Welcome to my blog. When it comes to taking care of appliances, it can be an art. You have to use them correctly, know how to look for signs of trouble and understand how to do simple repairs. Hi, my name is Kelsey, and in this blog, I am going to write everything I know about appliances and related topics. This is my first blog, but I have written in many other types of venues before -- I'm even old enough to have had a 'zine (if you can believe that). I live with my husband, my three daughters, and our dog. Cleaning pet hair of of the dryer and repairing blades on the blender has become my specialty over the years. Enjoy reading!
25 January 2017
How long do you expect your washer to last? According to Consumer Reports, you're looking at about a 10-year life expectancy for most appliances. But how do you milk those ten years for all they're worth? To start, knowing your machine and keeping up with repairs can help. Therefore, here are seven super easy ways to extend the life of your washer. Level the Machine If your washer is on uneven ground or if the legs aren't level, the machine could vibrate unnecessarily and possibly shake violently.
29 March 2016
If you have a forced air gas furnace that is about 20 or 25 years old, then you may want to start thinking about replacing it. This is especially true if your energy bills have increased within the last year, if your house does not stay as warm as it used to, and if your furnace makes banging or rattling noises. When you go to purchase a new furnace for yourself, there are a few options that you should consider, like the ones described below.
21 March 2016
Your refrigerator is probably one of the most commonly used appliances in the kitchen -- and the only one that never stops running. Given that it gets so much use, it's no surprise that refrigerators are prone to wear and tear that can leave them in need of costly repairs. However, there are a few things that you can do to help reduce the frequency of repairs for your refrigerator. Here are a few things that you should try to do to prolong the life and functionality of your refrigerator.