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  • How to Clean a Smelly Dishwasher

    September 11, 2018
    Dinner leftovers are put away, the counter is wiped, and the dishwasher is running. There’s nothing like having a clean kitchen at the end of the night! So, where’s that smell coming from? Check the dishwasher . The dishes may be clean, but the appliance itself may be giving off a foul odor. Learn how to clean a smelly dishwasher with these expert tips from Mr. Appliance®. Clean the Drain Filter ...
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  • How to Troubleshoot the 6 Most Common Appliance Problems

    August 28, 2018
    Not every appliance problem has to come with the hassle and expense of a professional repair. In many cases, the fixes are simple enough to do yourself in just a few minutes. Before you call for help, keep your appliances running smoothly with these tips from our appliance experts. 1. Smelly Washing Machine A bad odor in your washing machine can defeat the purpose of the appliance! If you're ...
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  • Why is My Gas Stove Clicking?

    August 21, 2018
    Gas stoves are the pride and joy of any self-respecting chef. If this is what you have in your kitchen, you’re probably accustomed to hearing a “click, click, click” when you turn the burner knob. This is the sound of the electric igniter working to light the burner. Once the flame is going, the clicking should stop. Here’s the problem: your gas stove is clicking even after the burner is lit – or ...
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  • Can I Leave a Chest Freezer Outside?

    August 14, 2018
    A chest freezer is a great addition to any home and is perfect for large families or anyone who likes to purchase or store food in large quantities. The downside to these handy appliances is their size, and for many, it can be a challenge to determine where to set them up so that they are out of the way, yet easily accessible when needed. While the great outdoors or your garage may seem like great ...
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  • What to Do If Your Ice Maker Isn’t Making Ice

    August 7, 2018
    Nothing is more frustrating than an ice maker that's not working, especially in summer months when you'd like nothing more than an ice cold glass of water or lemonade! Perhaps you're having an outdoor barbecue with friends or neighbors, or guests are coming for dinner over the weekend. Even if there's nothing special going on, you need your ice maker to work. What could possibly be the problem and ...
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  • Your Guide to the Best Ice Makers Available

    July 24, 2018
    It’s easy to take cold drinks for granted, but if you’re on the lookout for the best ice makers available, chances are you’ve had more than your fair share of room-temperature beverages. Use this guide to help you shop for the best ice machine out there. How to Determine if You Need a Standalone Ice Maker Here are the most common reasons people shop for portable ice machines: Your freezer doesn’t ...
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  • Be Aware of Safe Meat Temperatures When Grilling

    July 17, 2018
    Outdoor grilling is America's summer pastime, and indoor grilling is the perfect way to create healthy dishes while changing up your regular menu anytime of the year. On the other hand, it's important to cook all meat to a safe temperature to avoid illnesses. Here's what you need to know about safe meat temperatures for a happy grilling season. Get the Right Equipment An instant-read thermometer ...
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  • Why Is My Ice Maker So Slow?

    July 10, 2018
    When you press your cup against your freezer’s ice maker dispenser, you expect ice cubes to fall out on cue. But what if your ice maker isn’t making enough ice to keep up demand? There are a few common culprits that might be to blame for this problem. Work through each one until you find the solution. How an Ice Maker Works A switch inside the ice maker triggers water to flow in from the line ...
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  • Preventative Maintenance for Kitchen Appliances

    July 3, 2018
    Kitchen appliances are not only expensive investments, but they're also the ones that can cause the greatest inconvenience when they stop working. The good news is that with regular maintenance, you can help your appliances not only last longer, but also operate more efficiently to cut down on energy expenses, too! Here's what you need to know about preventive maintenance for kitchen appliances. ...
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  • Silence a Loud Refrigerator

    June 26, 2018
    When your refrigerator makes odd noises you haven't noticed before, it's important to take a little time to investigate the source of the noise. Nothing is more irritating than a loud refrigerator and you want to determine whether it may be a serious (and potentially costly) problem. At Mr. Appliance® our goal is to help you figure out what's causing the noise and how to remedy the situation! Is ...
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  • How to Defrost a Freezer

    June 19, 2018
    Many new freezers have a self-defrost feature to keep icy buildup at bay. But if you have an older appliance, you might need to perform this task manually. Removing ice from the walls of your freezer helps it run more efficiently. It also reclaims precious freezer space, so you have more room for frozen dinners and ice cream. If it’s starting to look like the arctic tundra in there, use these ...
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  • How to Reduce Refrigerator Energy Consumption

    June 12, 2018
    Refrigerators can be the largest energy consumers in the home making it a primary target if you're looking to cut your energy expenses and reduce your environmental impact. The easiest way to reduce the energy use from your refrigerator is to replace it with a new, energy-efficient model, especially if it's more than 15 years old. The savings in energy consumption will help the fridge pay for ...
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  • The Most Power-Hungry Home Appliances

    June 5, 2018
    If your attempts at reducing your electricity usage aren't having the impact that you desire, the problem may be that you have one or more power hungry appliances lurking in your home. Inefficient appliances can wreak havoc on your budget, but the first step to resolving the issue and regaining control over monthly spending is to identify these energy hogs and replace or repair them with more ...
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  • From Our Kitchen to Yours: The Many Uses of Lemons - Make Food Last Longer and Turn Out Better

    May 29, 2018
    Lemons aren't just for lemonade! Did you know you can use them to help preserve your food, and even make food turn out better as you prepare it? Read our tips on how to help your food put its best foot forward with a little help from these yellow, citrus friends. How to Make Food Last Longer and Turn Out Better with Lemons Watch our video below! Then read more details in the full blog... ...
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  • Best Businesses for Veterans

    May 22, 2018
    Our tradition of giving honor to love ones, who died while in the service of our country, by visiting their graves, holding parades and gathering with families and friends begin right after the Civil War. First called “Decoration Day,” Memorial Day became an official holiday in 1967. As we take the time this year to pay respect to the memory of fallen servicemen and women, let’s not forget the ...
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