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Tips for Maintaining Your Home Appliances

MAINTAINING TIPS FOR YOUR HOME APPLIANCES REFRIGERATOR LIFE EXPECTANCY 17 years MAINTENANCE Keep a few large bottles of water in the fridge for the right thermal mass Place the fridge with 2-3 inches of clearance from the back wall Leave most maintenance and repairs to the pros-fridges are complex! CLEANING Clean the rubber gasket on the door with spray cleaner and paper towels Vacuum underneath and behind every 3-6 months for efficient motor usage Leave an open container of baking soda in the fridge for odor control WASHER LIFE EXPECTANCY 80 14 years MAINTENANCE Replace hoses every 5 years to prevent problems Don't overfill the washer or use excess detergent Schedule professional maintenance at the first sign of a problem-timely repairs can help prevent bigger problems CLEANING Run a cycle every 6 months with just hot water and vinegar to break down buildup Keep the rim clean so you don't have to deal with soapy residue DRYER LIFE EXPECTANCY 18 years 80 MAINTENANCE Make sure vents that lead to the outdoors are clear of lint and debris Professional vent cleanings will help ensure maximum safety and efficiency Check inside the dryer body for lint buildup that can be a fire hazard CLEANING Clean out the lint trap before every cycle to reduce wear and tear and increase efficiency Wash the lint trap every few months to make sure it's not clogged SOURCES http://dealnews.com/features/How-to-properly-main- tain-your-home-appliances-Refrigerators-air-conditioners-more/282505.html http://gimme-shelter.com/maintain/home-appliance-maintenance-tips-40004/ http://www.inhomeappliancerepair.net/convection-ovens-services http://advice.porch.com/best-tips-maintaining-washer-dryer/ http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Washing-Ma- chines-and-Clothes-Dryers.11339.html PROVIDED BY Choose Your Time O Appliance Repair WWW.CYTAPPLIANCE.COM

Tips for Maintaining Your Home Appliances

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