What Does Energy Star Certification Mean?

If you’re shopping for new appliances, you’re likely to have come across the term “Energy Star Certified.” Unfortunately, many consumers are unsure what this actually means and how it can impact your household. The Energy Star Basics In simple terms, the Energy Star certification is a mark of energy efficiency. The mark can be earned [...]

What Does Energy Star Certification Mean?

Understanding the Lifespan of Modern Appliances

When one of your home appliances has a fault, it can be a difficult decision of whether you should attempt a repair or shop for a replacement. Many homeowners assume that the technological advancements in modern appliances not only improve our everyday lives, but have no impact on their lifespan. In fact, adding tech such [...]

Understanding the Lifespan of Modern Appliances

Simple Steps for Defrosting Your Chest Freezer

A chest freezer can be a valuable tool in any home. While you may love filling it with convenient meals, bulk bargains, and great deals, if it develops a thick layer of ice crystals, or you’ve forgotten how long something has been lingering at the bottom, it is likely to be time to defrost your [...]

Simple Steps for Defrosting Your Chest Freezer

Tests and Fixes to Determine if Your Oven is Cooking Evenly

When you diligently follow a recipe and cooking instructions, preheat the oven and still have parts of your dish undercooked, it can be very frustrating. This is not a reflection of you as a chef, but an indicator that your oven may not be evenly distributing heat. Fortunately, there are some tests to determine if [...]

Tests and Fixes to Determine if Your Oven is Cooking Evenly

DIY Troubleshooting For Your Dryer Problems

Most modern homeowners find themselves with loads of laundry. So, it can be very problematic when you find that your dryer is not actually heating. When you come to unload your appliance and find that your clothes are still wet after the cycle has finished, there is obviously some kind of issue. Fortunately, there are [...]

DIY Troubleshooting For Your Dryer Problems

Family Friendly Kitchen and Appliance Hacks

The kitchen is often at the heart of the home, but in a family home, it can also be a source of frustration or even danger. If you want to ensure that your kitchen is family friendly, here are some handy kitchen and appliance hacks. Use Your Microwave to Disinfect Kitchen Sponges Kitchen sponges are [...]

Family Friendly Kitchen and Appliance Hacks

Common Cooktop and Oven Problems and How to Solve Them

Our ovens and cooktops are vital elements in our kitchens, but they are often overlooked until a problem develop. While your first instinct may be to call in a repair specialist, when you notice your cooktop or oven is not working properly, there may be some ways you can solve the problems yourself. So, here [...]

Common Cooktop and Oven Problems and How to Solve Them

6 Ways to Get the Best From Your Repair Service Appointment

Modern life is very busy. From chauffeuring your kids around, to managing your work life, it can be difficult to find ANY me time, let alone time for your appliances. By taking some time to prepare, you can get the best from your repair service appointment with these simple steps. Create Clear Access One of [...]

6 Ways to Get the Best From Your Repair Service Appointment

5 Top Tips to Keep Your Refrigerator Cool During Summer

A refrigerator is a major part of any modern kitchen, and it’s hard to imagine living without one. This is especially true during summer when ready access to chilled drinks and ice cream can really help you to deal with the seasonal heat. During the summer months, your refrigerator will be working very hard to [...]

5 Top Tips to Keep Your Refrigerator Cool During Summer

Tips and Myths to Maintain Your Kitchen Appliances

Maintaining your home appliances is vital to extending their lifespan, improving efficiency and cutting down on repair costs. Unfortunately, there are plenty of myths about how you should maintain your home kitchen appliances, so here we’ll separate fact from fiction. Only the Inside of My Refrigerator Needs Cleaning While it is important to keep the [...]

Tips and Myths to Maintain Your Kitchen Appliances