Appliance Tips

cleaning from top to bottom

WASHERS Change rubber hoses to woven steel hoses.

DRYERS Replace ripped or torn lint filters. Clean exhaust vent from back of dryer to outside of house yearly.

WASHERS & DRYERS Let machines cool down between loads. Better to do 1 or 2 per day than all day Sunday.

REFRIGERATORS Change water filter every 6 months. Clean front grill and behind grill.

ELECTRIC RANGE Look for hot spots on burners and elements, change when detected. Never put cold cookware on glass cooking surface, allow to warm to room temperature.

GAS RANGES If oven takes too long to ignite or makes a banging noise.
DO NOT USE. CALL A SPECIALIST FOR SERVICE

DISHWASHERS & GARBAGE DISPOSALS If machine is not draining properly DO NOT USE DRAIN CLEANER. CALL AN APPLIANCE COMPANY FOR SERVICE.

- ODORS - WASHERS Fill the machine with hot water. Add 1 cup of bleach and 1 cup of white vinegar. Run cycle..

REFRIGERATOR Clean the inside of the machine with a baking soda solution. Place 2 or 3 charcole brickets on a flat plate, change every week until the odor is gone.

DISHWASHERS Clean food from the bottom of the machine. Place 2 coffee mugs on the top rack, FACE UP, in one put one cup of bleach and the other one cup of white vinegar. Let run through cycle.

GARBAGE DISPOSALS Run ice cubes through the machine.