Category: ‘Appliance’

Ways to Safeguard Your Home Before Leaving Town

Home Safety Tips Before Leaving Town

Congratulations! You’re finally going on that long-anticipated and much-deserved vacation. Don’t make the mistake of waiting until the morning you leave to get your house prepped for vacation-mode. Here’s our pre-travel checklist: Unplug and reset the thermostat. Temporarily adjust the thermostat so you’re not wasting […]

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time to Clean Your Dryer Vent

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When was the last time you thought about your dryer vent? Possibly never, right? It’s not exactly top-of-mind for most people. But it should be. According to the National Fire Protection Association, dryers and washing machines were responsible for more than 16,800 home fires in […]

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3 Potential Dangers of the Self-Cleaning Oven Cycle

self-cleaning oven cycle dangers

With all the responsibilities that come with home ownership and home maintenance, hearing the words “self-cleaning” makes your ears prick up, doesn’t it? Compared to the old-fashioned option of elbow grease, the self-cleaning function on your oven is a pretty appealing alternative. But before you […]

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Tips for How to Clean Your Oven After the Holidays

clean your oven the all-natural way

Between hosting Thanksgiving dinner, baking batch after batch of Christmas cookies, and preparing a few dishes to bring to your family’s Christmas Eve potluck, your oven gets some serious action during the holiday season. With so many things going in and out of the oven, […]

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