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Natural Cleaning Products to Clean Your Appliances

January 10th, 2017

baking soda can keep your appliances cleanWould you like to reduce the number of harsh chemicals you use in your home? Doing so is inexpensive and simple. Consider these appliance cleaning tips that use safe, natural ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.

Clean Just About Anything

For a safe and effective all-purpose household cleaner, combine the following ingredients in a spray bottle:
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What’s That Sound? Signs That Your Kitchen Appliance is Breaking Down

November 1st, 2016

open-dishwasherWith three meals a day and special dinners created on the weekends, the kitchen is a hub of activity. You might operate three or four different kitchen appli­ances at once so that dinner is a resounding success. These appliances are constantly being used, but they’re often over­looked when it comes to maintenance. If you’re wondering if your kitchen appliance is failing, consider these simple observations that can confirm a breakdown. A serious failure could mean that a replacement is necessary.

Unusual Sounds

Any dishwasher repair professional will tell you that strange sounds from your kitchen appliances aren’t good. In fact, these sounds usually occur when a failure has already happened. Parts might be spinning loosely in an appliance where further damages are slowly occurring. Listen to your dishwasher, refrigerator and garbage disposal. Because you’re familiar with the normal sounds in your household, noticing new noises should be simple. Contact a professional when any sounds continue to ring out. (more…)

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Clean Your Appliances With an Earth-Friendly Attitude

June 17th, 2016

Sunrise In SpaceAs you walk down the aisle in nearly any grocery store, you’re greeted by high-priced cleaners that have every chemical mixture possible. Although these chemical combinations are effective, they’re not necessarily good for the Earth. Take a close look at some of the ways that you can clean those appliances without relying on chemicals. The Earth and your health will thank you in the end.

Open the Refrigerator’s Door

You may place a baking-soda container in your refrigerator so that odors are neutralized, but it doesn’t scrub the interior walls for you. Grab a spray bottle, and add an equal amount of water and vinegar to it. Shake up the mixture and scrub. Vinegar is very acidic, and it kills off germs and fungus with a very low concentration. Use a soft rag during your scrubbing process in order to protect the refrigerator’s walls from any scratches. (more…)

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Giving Your Dishwasher a Good Cleaning

November 23rd, 2015

Call a Milwaukee Dishwasher Repair Technician if you need dishwasher repair

Call a Milwaukee Dishwasher Repair Technician if you need dishwasher repair

At Thanksgiving and year-round, your dishwasher performs the difficult job of removing grease, food particles and other particulates from cups, plates and bowls. Although a brand new dishwasher seems to force all of those particles out of the appliance, there is always some residual debris that remains behind. Over time, you’ll notice the dishes coming out with spots and food stuck to their surfaces. In these cases, it’s time to give your dishwasher a good cleaning. (more…)

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Treat Your Dishwasher to Smart Maintenance Checks

July 2nd, 2015

If you see bubbles, you need dishwasher repairAvoid those nightmare scenarios where water is pouring out of your dishwasher and onto the floor by simply trying a few maintenance tips. This appliance shouldn’t require constant dishwasher repair because quick cleaning and examinations stop any major problems in their tracks. Your dishwasher isn’t just part of the cabinetry, but houses a controlled water and soap display that can clean your dishes every day without fail. (more…)

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Helpful Tips That Prevent Home Appliance Repairs

May 5th, 2015

image of home appliance repairHome appliances are excellent tools that can be used to enhance home life and make daily tasks easier. While home appliances are nice to have, there can be challenges that people face with a unit from time to time. Fortunately, there are some helpful hints for simple home appliance repairs that people can do themselves. Even so, when in doubt, call a professional to get your appliance repaired. (more…)

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The Life Cycle of Household Appliances

April 24th, 2015

image of old toastersHome appliances are indispensable elements of the modern home. It is difficult to imagine what life would be like without a trusty oven, dishwasher or cooktop. A refrigerator on the fritz is enough to throw homeowners into panic mode without alternative storage for highly perishable goods. Washing machine repair is a top priority whenever this workhorse of a household equipment is not functioning properly. (more…)

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Home Appliances Coming Our Way … Eventually

April 8th, 2015

electronic circuit boardIn 1950, General Electric predicted that the 21st century kitchen would have a thermoelectric collapsible refrigerator, an ice and water dispenser, and an automatic plastic dishmaker. For those counting, that’s one out of three successes.

In 2013, General Electric peered yet again into its crystal ball. The home of 2025 would have automatic kitchen composting, smart water sensors, induction cooking kitchen island surfaces, minimal dishwasher repair and so forth. But with apologies to General Electric, their anticipated technology for 2025 is already here. (more…)

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Why It’s Smart to Contact a Professional For Appliance Repair

March 18th, 2015

dog-in-dishwasherWhen a person breaks a lamp, the easiest thing to do is replace the lamp. When someone breaks a stove or a washing machine, the smart choice is to hire a professional, like an authorized dishwasher repair person. While appliances can be bought new, often the problem is just a small malfunction. There is no point in throwing out a major investment, when a little work could save hundreds of dollars. (more…)

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Solving the Mystery of Dishwasher Drainage

December 15th, 2014

image of dishes in a dishwasherYou rely on your dishwasher to clean and drain away all the remaining food particles from last night’s dinner, so any malfunctions are big deals. Significant damage can occur if your dishwasher doesn’t drain properly, causing possible leaks into your cabinetry or onto the flooring. When the appliance doesn’t drain, take a look at just a few areas where your problems could lie.

Air Gap Clog

That dome-shaped installation on your kitchen sink is referred to as an air gap, allowing pressure to ease between the dishwasher and the surrounding environment. Inspect the air gap for any clogs. Food, hair and other particles slowly accumulate on and within this assembly. It may be necessary to remove the outer cover for better access to the blockage. If you feel uncomfortable with this process, call your local repair person for a professional evaluation. (more…)

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