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Your Appliances & Cold Weather

The weather is finally turning cooler, and before you know it winter will have arrived for real! That means all sorts of winter weather issues to deal with, whether it’s an iced driveway or a draftier home. But did you know that colder weather affects appliances too? It’s true! And even truer for appliances found in garages and basements, such as your washer and dryer. However, there are ways...

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It’s Fire Prevention Month!

Fire Prevention Week falls on October 9–15 this year, but the entire month of October is dedicated to fire safety. Each year has a different theme, with this year’s being “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” It’s a good reminder to think about your escape plan in the case of fire. When’s the last time you updated it and went over it with your family?

If the worst happens and a fire...

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The Anatomy of a Dryer Fire

Sure, we talk about dryer fires a lot (it’s our job to, after all), but do you know how exactly dryer fires start? There are certain circumstances and components that come together that result in the perfect recipe for disaster. Knowing these can help you reduce the risk of a dryer fire happening in your home. So, what contributes to a dryer fire?
There are three main components to a...

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Are You Ready for Fall?

Believe it or not, fall is right around the corner—just a little over a month away! Are you and your home ready for fall weather? If not, it’s never too early to get started on preparing your home for cooler weather. Read on for a few tips on how to keep your home in tip-top shape and extra safe during the upcoming months.
• Check for drafts in your home. It’s a bit of a process, as you’...

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Ew, Why Does My Dryer Smell Strange?

With everything our dryers go through, it’s no surprise they sometimes smell a little strange. But why do they sometimes smell like burnt rubber or mildew? And should you be concerned about these odd smells? Here are some of the most common strange dryer smells and what to do about them.

My dryer smells like mildew. If you’ve ever opened the door to your dryer to find a wet, moldy...

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