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  • BBB warns consumers of furnace repair schemes

    BBB warns consumers of furnace repair schemes

    “Homeowners are being warned by the Better Business Bureau that some contractors may use scare tactics to convince people into authorizing unnecessary repairs. BBB officials say while most furnace companies are reputable and fair, there are some who may falsely tell you your furnace needs to be repaired or replaced when it really doesn’t. In addition, the BBB says the  Read More »
  • If you encounter these refrigerator problems, it may be dying

    If you encounter these refrigerator problems, it may be dying

    Your food is spoiling before its expiration date If your food seems to be going bad much faster than usual, it could mean your fridge is faulty—but not necessarily. First, check your temperate settings. If the temperature is within the normal range but you’re still having a problem, the next step is to check that the door seals are tight.  Read More »
  • When should you repair or replace your water heater

    When should you repair or replace your water heater

    “Repair Low water pressure: Mineral deposits may have built up on the water heater pipes, which would reduce water pressure. The fix could be as simple as flushing the minerals out of the tank. Unusual sounds: A little hissing is perfectly normal. Loud popping or banging sounds likely means that mineral deposits have caused the water heater to overheat in  Read More »
  • Own a Carrier or Bryant heat pump? It may be under recall

    Own a Carrier or Bryant heat pump? It may be under recall

    “Heat pumps aren’t supposed to create heat by catching on fire. That’s why Carrier recalled about 5,800 heat pumps sold in the United States and Canada under the Carrier and Bryant brands Thursday. The exact problem, as stated in the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notice: “The fan motor on the heat pumps can fail, causing the units to  Read More »
  • North Carolina set to ban repairman from doing work after multiple complaints

    North Carolina set to ban repairman from doing work after multiple complaints

    “FOX 46 is getting results for victims who say they were ripped off by a refrigerator repairman. Our series of investigative reports on John Jackson, Attorney General Josh Stein is taking the alleged scammer to court. After half a dozen customers who say Jackson took their money for appliance repair jobs and never finished the work. “Repeated texts and calls  Read More »