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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Dishwasher Tips

If the dishes are not getting clean...

1. Make sure the water is hot enough. It should be at least 140 degrees, which is hot enough to burn you - VERY HOT! If it is not hot enough, turn the hot water heater thermostat up to a higher setting.

2. Make sure the lower spray arm is unobstructed and turning freely.

3. Make sure the bottom inside the dishwasher is clean and free of debris.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Stove Tips

Electric - If your burners are not heating...

1. Make sure they are sitting straight in their proper positions. Electric - If your oven is not heating...

2. Make sure the clock is set on manual cycle and not the automatic time bake cycle. Gas - If the top burners are not lighting...

3. Wipe off the burner with a hot, damp rag and then dry completely. Gas - If your oven is not heating...

4. Make sure the clock is set on the manual and not the automatic cycle.

5. Raise up the top and keep the area clean and free of grease build-up.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Refrigerator Tips

If your refrigerator is not running or is not cold enough...

1. Turn the thermostat up to the next highest setting. If it comes on, let it run for 24 hours and check temperature to confirm it is working properly.

2. Clear and/or remove anything blocking the air flow around the outside of the refrigerator (on top, underneath, behind, beside, in front of, etc.). Allow 3" of clearance all the way around.