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  • What to do with food in your refrigerator after a power outage

    What to do with food in your refrigerator after a power outage

    Here are the food safety steps you need to take to stay healthy during a power outage: Keep your food from going bad: Keep your fridge doors closed as much as you can to prevent the food inside from spoiling faster. The FDA states that the refrigerator will keep food cold for approximately 4 hours if it’s unopened, while a  Read More »
  • The most reliable appliance brands as deemed by experts

    The most reliable appliance brands as deemed by experts

    “At 32 pages, the report is comprehensive, complete with sub-rankings for specific appliance categories. For instance, top overall finisher Whirlpool led the ranks for refrigerators, washing machines and dryers. Meanwhile, GE was rated as the top-recommended brand for stoves and ovens, and Bosch topped the dishwasher rankings. The report also dives into geography, with an interesting regional breakdown of average  Read More »
  • Comparing traditional water heaters to tankless water heaters

    Comparing traditional water heaters to tankless water heaters

    “While the traditional water heater is using preheated water whenever someone showers, does the laundry, or washes dishes, a tankless water heater uses a heat source to warm up water on demand when needed. A conventional water heater has a lower initial cost and the installation can be half as much, making this a huge pro for this type of  Read More »
  • Choosing the right type of air conditioner for your home or business

    Choosing the right type of air conditioner for your home or business

    “Window-type air conditioners are a popular option, since they are affordable and easy to install. However, they are also the least efficient type, which makes them the most expensive to use! The main drawback of window air conditioners is having an opening on your wall: this disrupts insulation, and warm outdoor air can easily leak in. Mini-split air conditioners offer  Read More »
  • If your oven isn’t heating properly it could be your heating element

    If your oven isn’t heating properly it could be your heating element

    “One of the most common complaints about these kitchen appliances is that the oven isn’t heating properly. Typically, this relates to either a problem with your oven’s heating element or with its thermostat. The heating elements are the (often coiled up) parts that turn red as your oven heats up, and the thermostat is the knob you adjust your oven’s  Read More »