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There are many appliances in home with different uses.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij7XsAKTvGs– Most appliances are used for one purpose.  Some of the common appliances in our home include, dishwashers, dryer, refrigerators, ovens and stoves, clothes dryers and many more. Although it is good to have any of your appliance maintained and repaired by a certified repairman, proper care can reduce repair cost as well as electricity bill. The following are top tips on keeping appliances in good shape.

Use certified repairman.

Most home owners think they will save some money by having their appliance repaired by a backdoor repairman. Cheap offer is always the most expensive- it will not take long before the appliance breaks again. You will end up spending more than if you could use a certified repairman. In addition, certified repairman offers up to 10 years warranty, you will end up saving more than you can imagine.

Run appliances only when it is necessary.

Certain appliances are used more than other- but you can improve the performance and enhance the lifespan of your appliance by switching off when not in use.

Most home owner tend to leave refrigerators running even when not in use. In real sense, you are harming yourself in two way; it will use electricity, thus increasing electrify bill by folds, and you will also be ruining its functionality.


One of the best way to keep your appliances working well is by cleaning them regularly. For example, you can prolong the life of your refrigerator by cleaning the condenser coil with a brush before vacuuming it out. If you fail to clean, the coils will get clogged making breathing difficult- this will make refrigerator to overheat and eventually breakdown.

Not only refrigerators, all other appliances should be cleaned according to manufacturer’s instructions. If you cannot do it on your own, always use a reputable appliances repairman.


Regular maintenance is good.

You should not wait until your appliance breaks down, have appliances regularly inspected by a reputable appliances repairman. You should also check if the appliances are performing as they should be. If appliances are producing funny sound or underperforming, call a repairman immediately. For example, if dishes are not getting cleaned thoroughly or drainage is improper, this is clear sign that the dishwasher need to be serviced.

Use the right appliance for the right job.

Home owners are implementing some energy saving initiatives which may damage the appliances. Although energy is a must conserve resource, at times users are abusing the appliance. These is attributed to misleading information on websites. If you don’t know the use of certain appliance, it is good to consult the appliance repairman in your locality.

Appliances are huge investment and you should properly maintain them. Although most home owners end up blaming manufacturers when appliance breaks down, 70% is of the appliances that fail are due to improper use and maintenance.

With proper care and occasional professional maintenance and repair, refrigerator can last up to 20 years, while stoves, ovens and dishwashers can last up to 12 years or more.