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Avoiding Dryer Fires through Routine Service and Repair

September 14, 2012

A clothes dryer that is not properly maintained can be the most dangerous of household appliances.  There are over fifteen thousand dryer fires in the United States annually.  If you took off the panels that conceal the inner workings of your gas dryer, you might be surprised to see a large fireball heating it up.  …

LG Electronics and Sears Recall Gas Dryers For Repair Due to Fire Hazard

August 24, 2012

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12251.html FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2012 Release #12-251 LG Recall Hotline: (866) 223-5355 Sears Recall Hotline: (888) 375-9741 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 LG Electronics and Sears Recall Gas Dryers For Repair Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the …

GE Dishwasher Recall

August 13, 2012

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the General Electric Company (GE) have announced a voluntary recall of 1.3 million Hotpoint®, GE® and GE Profile™, GE Eterna™ and GE Adora™ plastic tub dishwashers, manufactured between March 2006 through July 2006, and November 2006 through April 2008. These dishwashers are plastic tub dishwashers with front controls. …

Problems with Water Dispensers and Ice Makers and How to Prevent Them

August 6, 2012

The key to proper operation of your icemaker and water dispenser is proper water pressure and supply. If the water supply to your refrigerator’s icemaker and water dispenser isn’t set up properly, it can cause hollow ice cubes, minimal or no ice production, slow water dispensing, occasional dripping from the water dispenser, water leaking into …

Maintaining Your Refrigerator Door Seals

August 2, 2012

One way to make your refrigerator run more efficiently is by keeping the door gaskets, the rubber seals around the doors, well maintained. In the long term, this will prevent the need for repairs and save electricity, which is no small thing given that your refrigerator accounts for up to ten percent of your total …

Michael Brasher has achieved a Master Technician rating as a Certified Appliance Professional

July 30, 2012

Dave Smith Appliance Services LLC, a local business that offers parts sales and Service calls to Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, recently announced that another Technician has gained national recognition. Michael Brasher has achieved a Master Technician rating as a Certified Appliance Professional.  Brasher is among a very select group of major appliance service technicians …

Condenser Coils Cleaning Guide

July 19, 2012

One of the best ways to keep your refrigerator healthy is to clean its condenser coils periodically.  It is a simple task in most cases.  Once you know how to recognize the coils, the job is pretty straightforward. It takes less than half an hour, so you don’t even have to worry about removing the …

Proper Use of HE (High Efficiency) Laundry Detergents in Front Loading and HE Machines

June 25, 2012

The purpose of laundry detergent is, of course, to clean, to remove dirt, sweat, and odors that have accumulated and leave you with a fresh article of clothing. In order to accomplish this goal, laundry detergents must not only clean your clothes but prevent them from being re-depositing soil as they tumble about in water …

Viking Range Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

April 18, 2012

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C. ____________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2012 Release #12-147   Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 241-7239 CPSC  Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Viking Range Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation …

Monogram Professional Gas Rangetop with Grill

October 27, 2011

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the General Electric Company (GE) has announced a voluntary recall of 470 GE Monogram® Professional Gas Rangetops with Grills operating on liquefied petroleum (“LP” or propane) manufactured from May 2008 through June 2011. For more information, please visit: http://www.geappliances.com/products/recall/rangetop_2011/

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