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  • Can You Put Styrofoam in the Microwave? Reheat Food Safely

    March 26, 2019
    Microwave ovens are a useful addition to any kitchen and in most circumstances, they are considered to be a time-saving alternative for heating, cooking, and defrosting a variety of foods. One of the most common uses for this technology is the reheating of leftovers which poses the question, "Can you put styrofoam in the microwave?" This popular material is often used by restaurants and fast food ...
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  • How to Clean Front-Load Washer Mold

    March 19, 2019
    Front-load washing machines are famous for being quiet, efficient, and gentle on clothes, but they’re infamous for accruing nasty mold and mildew. Here’s how to clean front-load washer mold, along with tips to limit the machine’s susceptibility to future growth. What Causes Front-Load Washing Machines to Mold? Front-load washers are all the rage, but their design makes them more prone to mold. ...
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  • Does Stainless Steel Rust? (Stainless Isn’t Always Rust-less)

    March 12, 2019
    Stainless steel is used in any number of applications including medical equipment, automotive parts, and indoor and outdoor appliances. There are several misconceptions about this versatile material—the biggest one being that it doesn't rust when exposed to water or the elements. While stainless steel may not corrode in the same manner or at the same speed as ordinary steel it can happen under the ...
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  • Are Microwaves Safe or Dangerous?

    March 5, 2019
    When microwave ovens were first introduced in the late 1960s they revolutionized the way people reheat, defrost, and cook their food. While they were once considered a luxury item, they can now be found in nearly every home across the country. But like most modern conveniences it's important to learn all you can about how microwave ovens work and whether or not they are a safe alternative to more ...
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  • Freezing Baby Food 101: How to Freeze Baby Food

    February 26, 2019
    Caring for a new little one comes with many questions and concerns. How should you dress your baby? What temperature should you keep your baby’s nursery? What baby food should you buy? Your questions are never-ending, but fortunately, there’s often more than one right answer. For instance, many parents choose to make their own baby food and freeze it for later. This is a healthy and cost-effective ...
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  • Can You Put Hot Food in Your Refrigerator?

    February 19, 2019
    If you're like most people food safety is somewhat of a mystery. Unfortunately, the consequences associated with improper food handling and storage can be dire, ranging from mild stomach upset to severe illness or even death—prompting a need for strict adherence to food safety guidelines. One of the most common dilemmas that homeowners face is whether or not to put hot food in the refrigerator, ...
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  • What Is Freezer Burn? Causes and Prevention of Freezer Burn

    February 15, 2019
    Freezing food is a great way to reduce waste, spend less money on groceries, and save time by preparing meals in advance . Of course, if you’re not diligent, food can go bad in the freezer, too, from a condition called “freezer burn.” Now’s your chance to learn what causes freezer burn and how to prevent it. What is Freezer Burn? While freezing food has some amazing benefits, the biggest downside ...
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  • How to Install a Garburator

    February 12, 2019
    A new garburator can enhance your lifestyle, saving you time while helping to reduce your impact on the environment. Whether you need to replace your old or worn out appliance or you are installing a new garburator as part of a kitchen remodel or renovation, it's important to follow the proper procedures to ensure optimal performance and safety. The experts at Mr. Appliance® are pleased to provide ...
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  • Grow These Indoor Plants You Can Eat

    February 5, 2019
    There is no question that organic or locally grown produce has a number of significant benefits over varieties which have been genetically modified, or laden with pesticides. Unfortunately the healthier version of fruits, vegetables, and herbs come with a heftier price tag, and may be hard to find at your local grocer. The solution? Start your own indoor garden, and have your favourites at your ...
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  • Does Coconut Oil Need to Be Refrigerated?

    February 5, 2019
    Coconut oil has gained popularity over the past decade among those looking for a healthier alternative for cooking, grooming, skin care, and more. With so many different applications and benefits, it's easy to see why coconut oil has become a staple in homes across the country—but while many people can name a dozen different ways to use it not everyone knows the right way to store it. Take the ...
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  • How to Hide your Kitchen Appliances in Plain Sight

    January 22, 2019
    Regardless of whether your kitchen is decorated in a modern, traditional, or contemporary style, nothing can ruin the overall appearance more than your kitchen appliances. One of the best ways to enhance the look and feel of the most often used room in your home is by hiding your appliances, both big and small, in plain sight—but how? The team of professionals at Mr. Appliance® has a number of ...
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  • Clever, Easy Ways to Hide a Washer & Dryer

    January 15, 2019
    The washer and dryer may be two of your most treasured appliances, but that doesn’t mean you want to stare at them all day. Unfortunately, not every home or apartment is lucky enough to have a dedicated laundry room. Avoid airing out your dirty laundry for all to see with these ways to hide a washer and dryer. Places to Hide Laundry Room Appliances Every living space is unique. Some layouts don’t ...
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  • Small Laundry Room Ideas and Design Tips

    January 8, 2019
    It’s easy for the laundry room to become cluttered, especially if you have a small space to work with. The key is to design the room strategically so it stays organized week after week. You also want to introduce some personal flair to make this part of your home more inviting. Here are some small laundry room design ideas to help you make the most of the space. Colour Scheme Begin by assessing ...
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  • Commercial Kitchen Layout Tips

    January 2, 2019
    The kitchen is not only the heart of the home but also the heart of any restaurant or food service venue. While the quality and variety of equipment you choose will help determine your success, equally as important are the kitchen design and layout. Whether you in the planning stages for a new restaurant or would like to improve the workflow and efficiency in your existing establishment Mr. ...
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  • Make the Most of Grilling Indoors on an Electric Grill

    December 26, 2018
    The long, cold months of winter may have you longing for those summer nights when the smell of grilling around the neighborhood filled the air. There's no reason you can't create that in your own home--even on the coldest days! With a few solid tips, you can get great results from your indoor electric grill. Choose the Right Equipment Everyone's probably familiar with the countertop grill by the ...
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  • How to Fix a Clogged Garburator

    December 18, 2018
    A garburator is a modern convenience which can help to significantly reduce the amount of waste that your home produces. What is not convenient, however, is a clogged garburator , which can occur for any number of reasons. Read on to learn some helpful tips to prevent clogs from recurring and great advice on how to fix a clogged garburator from the experts at Mr. Appliance®. What Causes a ...
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  • How to Reset a Garbage Disposal

    December 11, 2018
    Your garbage disposal has a tough job, grinding up leftover organic material into liquefied waste so that it can easily flow through your wastewater pipe. As with any other appliance, a number of things can go wrong with your disposal which may cause it to malfunction or break down—but unlike your stove or refrigerator, you may be able to solve the issue yourself with the touch of a button. Before ...
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  • How Does a Refrigerator Work?

    December 4, 2018
    If you're like most people you don't give much thought to the inner workings of your refrigerator unless it breaks down, or it comes time to replace it. In order to get the most from this invaluable appliance, however, it can be useful to know exactly how it keeps your food cold—and Mr. Appliance® is here to help. Read on to learn everything you need to know about how a refrigerator works, and how ...
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  • Kitchen Ventilation | Downdraft vs. Hood Fan

    November 13, 2018
    Cooking a great meal can make your entire home smell wonderful, but it can also wreak havoc on surfaces, cause your kitchen to look worn and dingy and even create heat, fumes, smoke and/or odors that can make you feel unwell. The answer? Proper kitchen ventilation—but before you decide which type is best for your home it is important to learn about the difference between downdraft vs. hood fan ...
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  • How Do Induction Cooktops Work?

    November 6, 2018
    While the art of cooking has been around since the discovery of fire, the technology behind it has continued to evolve to include gas, electricity, microwaves, and induction. While most methods can be easily understood the process of induction remains a mystery to many, and if you are among those who wonder "How does induction cooking work?" Mr. Appliance® has the answer. What is Induction? ...
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  • How to Clean a Glass Top Range

    October 23, 2018
    If the kitchen is your ‘happy place,’ chances are you’re happiest when it’s clean. If you have a minimalist glass top range, you’re in luck! Instead of maneuvering around burner grates or replacing drip pans, you can get it clean with the swipe of a cloth. However, is it really that simple? You may have noticed your glass top range needs (and deserves!) a little more care than that. Continue ...
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  • The Best Refrigerator Style for You

    October 16, 2018
    Whether you are choosing a refrigerator for your new home or replacing your worn or outdated model, you may quickly discover that there is a vast array of different refrigerator styles, sizes, and features. Before you choose your new appliance, take the time to research your options to make the most of your investment. Mr. Appliance® is here to help, with our comprehensive buying guide to help you ...
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  • Appliances with the Best Resale Value 

    October 9, 2018
    Aging appliances? Paying up for high-end upgrade could be worth it in the end when you sell your home. But before you end up experiencing unnecessary sticker shock, learn which appliances to splurge on with the help of Mr. Appliance… What are the Best Appliances for Resale Value? Higher end appliances last longer and are easier to sell, adding value in the eyes of potential homebuyers. They also ...
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  • 10 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Easier

    October 4, 2018
    The holiday season is a great time to reconnect with friends and extended family, as you gather around the table for a delicious feast, complete with turkey and all the trimmings. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of great stress, as the added pressure of cleaning, shopping, and meal preparation take their toll on both time and budget. This year, spend less time in the kitchen and more time ...
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Washer/Dryer

    October 2, 2018
    Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Washer/Dryer When deciding how to spend their hard-earned money, most people would rather indulge in a much-needed vacation than buy a washer and dryer—but while the memories of your time at the beach will fade, the right laundry duo can provide you with years of dependable service. Whether your current appliances are inefficient, malfunctioning, or past ...
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