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Washer & Dryer Maintenance & Cleaning Tips

July 22, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. 3 Washer & Dryer Maintenance Tips Maintaining your washer and dryer is an important part of improving the safety and efficiency of your home. Here’s how to keep both in great shape: Add a drip…

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How to Clean a Microwave

While most homeowners clean their kitchens on a regular basis, the microwave is one appliance that is often forgotten about. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be a time-consuming or difficult task. Food and liquids that are stuck to the interior can be removed faster than you might expect thanks to a few tricks and tips….

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How To Clean an Oven

July 16, 2021 Reviewed by Asya Biddle, Cleaning Services Professional & Owner of The Dust Busters, Williamsport, PAWritten by HomeAdvisor. Most ovens get a lot of use throughout the week. Over time, cooking and baking can create buildup in the oven that is difficult to remove. While it’s easiest to hire a maid service or…

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Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances

Stainless steel offers a sleek look to your appliances, but it can show smudges and fingerprints quite easily. Whether you hire a professional cleaner to remove imperfections or choose to tackle the job yourself, make sure to keep these tips in mind. How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances Wipe down all surfaces with a rag…

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Stainless Steel Cleaning & Repair

You can find stainless steel on countertops, back splashes, cabinetry and appliances throughout a home. This material offers great durability, less maintenance and a sleek look. Unfortunately, no surface is truly maintenance-free. Follow these tips to help clean this surface with ease. Basic Stainless Steel Cleaning Wipe the surface down with a mild soap or…

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The evolution of 9 kitchen appliances by HomeAdvisor

The 100-year evolution of 9 kitchen appliances

If you’re like us, your kitchen is one of your favorite places in your home. Equal parts chemistry lab and rec room, it’s easy to lose an entire afternoon trying to get that recipe for grandma’s cookies just right. But today’s kitchen looks very different than what your grandmother was used to. As technology has…

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Powder coating of metal parts. A man in a protective suit sprays powder paint from a gun on metal products.

Powder Coat vs. Spray Paint: Differences in Durability, Cost & More

Powder coating and spray painting both provide excellent protection but it’s difficult to determine which one is best for certain circumstances. While there are many similarities between the two, they both have drawbacks and limiting factors. Here, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of both and the best applications of each method. On This Page:…

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What is Powder Coating?

On This Page: What is Powder Coat Finish? What is Powder Coat Paint Made Of? What is Electrostatic Powder Coating? What is the Fluidized Bed Method? What Can Be Powder Coated? Appliances Powder Coated Metal Plastic Powder Coating Powder Coat Steel, Cast Aluminum & Metal Painting Process Powder Coat Spray Guns & Other Equipment Advantages…

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Basement Sump Pump

How to Choose the Right Sump Pump to Minimize Your Flood Risk

Part of being a homeowner is making sure that it remains safe, even in adverse weather. But what happens when you discover that your home or basement is a flood risk? In that case, you need to take the right precautions. That includes action to improve basement waterproofing, such as removing mold and fixing causes…

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A kitchen with smart technology.

The Best Smart Appliances for Your Kitchen

HomeAdvisor recently surveyed 1,500 US consumers about their experiences with smart home technology. When we asked about the smart products they’ve installed so far, kitchen appliances rose to the top, beating out smoke alarms, thermostats, and security systems. It makes sense: appliances are generally easy to install, so there’s no need to call in a…

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