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!
4 June 2018
Your dryer is a simple yet complex piece of machinery that will last for years if you know how to take care of it correctly. Keep the vent pipe short and clean. Always clean the lint trap. Be sure that you know what size loads your dryer can handle. 1. Vent Pipe The vent pipe runs from the back of your dryer to the outside of your home. The heat and air that is pulled into your dryer is blown out through the vent pipe.
31 January 2018
If you find rust on your refrigerator, you should be able to fix it yourself. Rust on refrigerators occurs from oxidation of the metal with oxygen and moisture, which is usually caused by dings. Rust left untreated will gradually cause rust holes detracting from the appearance, eventually requiring a replacement, and it can also be a health risk. Fix rust on the refrigerator exterior by following these steps. Prepare to Fix the Rust
8 November 2017
If you really want to start reducing your monthly utility bills, the HVAC system is always a good place to start. This is especially true if you live in a region where you rely on both the central AC and heating all year long. The electricity and gas that these systems consume can account for a sizable portion of your bills. There are a few simple HVAC cleaning jobs that could improve the energy efficiency of your system for both the cooling and heating of your home.
11 July 2017
Many families rely on space heaters to heat their homes in the cold winter months. Unfortunately, if not used correctly, space heaters can be dangerous. If you are using space heaters this winter, here are some tips for safely doing so. Select a Heater with Tip Over Protection One of the most common causes of fires from space heaters is tip overs. Depending on the size of your space heater, it might be light enough to be tipped over by kids or pets.
15 May 2017
If your front-loading washing machine has developed an unwanted odor that is causing your clothing to not smell as clean as it should after being washed, then you will be pleased to know that this is a simple problem to fix. Many older front-loading washing machines have a design defect that makes them susceptible to developing mold and mildew inside of their drums and along their drum seals. To kill the existing biological growth that you are smelling and to prevent future odors, follow this simple procedure: