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4 Helpful Tips To Avoid Common Appliance Repairs

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Like all other mechanical devices out there, your home's appliances are going to develop issues from time to time, and when they do, one of the best things you can do is to have an appliance repair professional you can trust come in and take care of the issue quickly and effectively. However, appliance repair can become expensive the more often you find yourself in need of them, which is why our team of professionals have taken the time to put together this short article. In it, we are going to identify just a few helpful ways that you can better take care of your home's appliances and prevent the need for excessive repairs.

Clean Your Refrigerator Coils

Refrigerator coils that never get cleaned are actually one of the leading causes of premature failure in refrigerators all over the country. To help protect your investment, we recommend that you take the time to vacuum and dust and remove any buildup from your refrigerator coils at least once every six months.

Don't Overload Your Washer Or Dryer

While it can be tempting to try and fit everything into one laundry load, sometimes it is better for your washer and dryer if you divide it up. Overloading a washer or dryer can actually fry your drive belts, break your drive coupler, and even burn out your motor. A burnt out motor, in particular, is a hefty expense, so it pays to be careful with how big your laundry loads are.

Don't Slam Your Washer Or Dryer Doors

Whether you are just in a hurry, or your hands are full, it is always a better idea to properly close your washer or dryer doors as opposed to slamming them shut or letting them fall closed. Continually dropping or slamming your washer or dryer door can eventually cause your lid or door switch to break which can run you nearly $200 to fix.

Don't Spray Your Switches

If you are one of the many homeowners out there who uses spray-on cleaners for your various appliances, it is important to make sure you keep those sprays away from your knobs or touch screen panels. With spray on cleaning solutions, the liquids can easily find their way into your switches or behind your control panels, causing them to short out and leaving you with a serious problem on your hands. Instead, spray your cleaner onto a rag or sponge and cleaned the knobs and control panel areas with that carefully.

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    Like all other mechanical devices out there, your home's appliances are going to develop issues from time to time, and when they do, one of the best things you can do is to have an appliance repair professional you can trust come in and take care of the issue quickly and effectively.


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