Ice is no trivial matter. Between the many great restaurants in South Florida, one comes to mind as being favored above all others because of its exquisite crushed ice-filled fountain drinks. There’s just something about the sensation of cold soda being secreted from a slushy bed of ice that makes the place stand out.
So what happens when that crushed ice comes out in flattened flakes, or huge cubes? Or if ice isn’t coming out at all? What’s going on if the ice machine just isn’t keeping up with demand?
It’s easy to forget that washing machines can become bacteria silos. Fabric softener and laundry detergent leave residues that attract mold and mildew, which will go unnoticed until you detect a strong or stinky smell coming from the loader.
How to select the right stove or cooktop for your kitchen.
New home buyers, remodelers, appliance upgraders. Whatever situation you find yourself in, you want that new stove up and running so can you can wave goodbye to microwavable pizzas and get cooking!
First, get an idea of the space that will be used. Take measurements and compare them with the dimensions of the oven range you have interest in. Consider how the stove will fit with your kitchen cabinets:
Regular Maintenance on Your Garbage Disposal Can Save You Money!
Garbage disposals, fondly considered a necessity by those who have used them, are one of the most convenient installations in a modern kitchen. By grinding up food scraps that would otherwise have to be scooped up by hand and carried to the garbage can, a cook can enjoy meal preparation mess-free! They also eliminate many of the clogs that might happen when certain types of food or other substances make their way down the drain.
As with any appliance, when a microwave oven begins to break down, the question of whether to repair or replace the microwave becomes crucial. After all, a new microwave oven is not as expensive as it used to be. A new small to medium microwave can be purchased between $60 and $100. Even costlier, more powerful microwaves rarely price above $300, so how much money do you want to invest in your old microwave?
The average water heater will last 10-15 years. If your water heater is over 7 years old, however, it would be beneficial to start doing a little research on a new water heater. Most often a water heater failure will be unexpected, unpleasant, and needs to be dealt with quickly. It is helpful to make yourself knowledgeable about the variety of new water heater options available to you early on. You will save yourself a great deal of time, money, and stress when your water heater lets you know it is time for a replacement.
Dishwashers have been making our lives easier since Josephine Cochrane introduced the first really useful dishwasher in 1893. There had been other less practical models invented previously, which Josephine viewed with disgust.
Properly Maintaining Your Commercial Freezer Will Benefit Your Business
As with any large appliance, routine maintenance of your commercial freezer is crucial to increasing its lifespan. Regular maintenance will also save your business a lot of money and lost time by preventing costly and frequent repairs. There are a number of preventative actions that can be taken to avoid the down-time experienced when a commercial freezer stops working.
Quick Fixes to Prolong the Life of Your Refrigerator
Refrigerators are probably the most heavily used of all appliances—they are always on! A little time invested in regular maintenance of your fridge and freezer will pay off in the long run, saving you time and money in costly repairs or replacements. Refrigerators are relatively simple appliances, and lend themselves easily to basic maintenance.
Prevent fires with routine washer and dryer maintenance
According to the National Association of Home Builders, the average washing machine has a life expectancy of 10 years and a dryer’s life expectancy averages 13 years. The typical American family washes about 300 loads of laundry per year, so it is clear that we depend heavily on our washers and dryers. With all this use, some problems are understandable, but can be prevented or minimized with proper washer/dryer maintenance.