How The Dishwasher Evolved
As we move through the second decade of the 21st century, something like three-quarters of U.S. homes include at least one dishwasher. This is an impressive statistic, but when compared to how many householders own a refrigerator and a microwave it still lags behind this kitchen appliance duo’s ninety-five-plus percent each.
Even so, dishwashers are a big part of American home life. So when did the modern dishwasher come about, and when did it enter the American consciousness and find its place as a major kitchen appliance? A DiChristopher takes a look at how our modern dishwasher came to be.
Spending a little time researching appliance purchases can help homeowners save big on energy costs. When looking for new appliances such asa clothes washer or dishwasher, it can pay to look for one that meets the 2007 Energy Star® criteria and uses next-generation technology to cut energy and water consumption. These products do more than
Kitchen Appliances & Overloaded Ozone Levels
According to a recent Buzzfeed article written by Dino Grandoni, California health officials are worried about the ozone levels in household kitchens. The main suspect? Household appliances. Kitchen appliances like veggie washers or that facial steamer in the bathroom could be overloading homes with harmful levels of ozone.
At high levels, ozone can become a lung irritant. Some seemingly harmless gadgets in bathrooms, laundries, and kitchens that are mainly produced by small manufacturers have been shown to discharge ozone levels that regulators consider damaging to home residents. The findings reveal a significant gap in consumer safety. Especially when the public hears “ozone” and misunderstands the risks.
Understanding Warranties and Appliance Repair Warranties are an essential part of the decision making process when you’re shopping for home appliances. These days, variations abound between warranties and the manufacturers of the appliances. Let’s look at some tips to help you understand these differences and how they may affect appliance repair. Appliance Repair Covered By
Choosing A Washer and Dryer Set Are you shopping for a new washer and dryer set? No doubt, a main consideration will be whether to choose between electric or gas. Energy costs will be a major aspect in your decision. Would it surprise you to learn that a 2004 survey states that an electric dryer is
What You Should Know About New Home Appliances As a family owned business, Dichristopher Appliance Service understands families’ needs to watch their spending. One of the best ways to watch your home budget’s bottom line is to invest some time to research appliance purchases. This is a great way to save significantly on the energy
Home Appliance Repair. Repair Or Replace? When it comes to home appliance repair, we have all been there. What to do when one of our home appliances breaks down? It seems people fall into one of two different camps. In one camp, the first thought is to call a qualified repair service to fix the
Water Fill Hoses Over time, the water hoses that came with your new washing machine may leak or burst. It’s a good preventive maintenance practice to check these hoses from time to time for any sign of wear or weakness. Look for a bubble in the rubber of the hose, which could rupture. Most manufacturers
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We often receive calls from customers saying they have an old appliance they are ready to replace and want to know which brand we recommend? Old appliance replacement often brings with it questions such as this. Unfortunately, this is a tough question to answer for a couple of reasons. One, I don’t want to recommend something
Do I Need Tampa Appliance Repair Services? One dilemma that many a person now faces in the 21st century is what to do when a home appliance breaks down or goes on the fritz. Of course, for many people the initial inclination is to phone up a repair company like A Dichristopher Appliance Repair in