Critter Proof?

Grilling is a year round enjoyment, but a few winter maintenance steps can prevent problems from critters and corrosion!  Critters love to hide out in unused grills – the lid and cabinet provide perfect protection from the elements and leftover bits of meat and grease make a nice supply of food.  Corrosion can develop from... Continue Reading →

Vacation Slip ‘N Slide

Any appliance with a live water hookup has the possibility of springing a leak at any moment.  Appliances can malfunction, water connection lines can break and household plumbing can fail.. all chances water could leak into unwanted areas.   Keep your Slip ‘N Slide fun outside – prevent large water leaks by shutting off your household... Continue Reading →

Summer Scrubbin’

Summer means family fun! It also means wet pool towels, dirty athletic clothes, and piles of vacation laundry!  Front load washer bellows (rubber seal between the inner basket and door) need a little extra TLC!  Increased humidity causes remaining soap and dirt to “stick” to this area and not dry out as quickly – this... Continue Reading →

Freezing Times

Do not try this at home! Did you know extremely cold temperatures can cause pipes to freeze inside your home?  When we have temperatures below  freezing on consecutive days we often get repair calls for washers.  Complaints include: error codes, not draining, not filling, humming and stopping mid-cycle. When we run a test cycle and... Continue Reading →

Rubber Mayhem

Each year during fall and spring cleanup we typically get at least one call “my washer will not drain - HELP!”  when we dismantle the washer we find small pieces of rubber in the drain pump and drain system.  These small rubber pieces prevent the water from exiting the washer and may cause damage to... Continue Reading →

Duct Woes

Think your dryer needs replacement? Before you spend a dime, check your duct! Lint buildup prevents moisture from leaving the dryer, keeping the clothes wet longer and increasing drying time.  The increase in drying time can cause the dryer to overheat.  The heating element in your dryer is designed to burn out like a fuse... Continue Reading →

Fabric Softener Goodness

Fabric softener clings to clothing, releasing a pleasant odor when worn.  The problem? It also clings to the inside of your washer and builds up in your pump. Service Tip: Can’t resist that good smell of softener? We recommend running a “clean washer cycle” once a month with vinegar or bleach.   Photo Below: fabric... Continue Reading →

Less is More

In the world of clothes washing “less is more.”  Overloading your washer causes extra strain on the motor, transmission, and bearings.  It also shortens the life of your clothes.  More rubbing together = more lint.  Extend the life of your washer and your clothes by running smaller loads! Service Tip: We recommend taking that King... Continue Reading →

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