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  • Be Smart About Laundry—Invest in a Smart Washer, Dryer

    November 26, 2019
    Whether you love it or hate it, laundry is a chore that you can't avoid—but the right appliances can help to make the process much less daunting while saving you valuable time and energy. When it comes time to replace your laundry equipment, a smart washer dryer combo is a great option that gives you the flexibility and freedom to control your equipment from wherever life takes you using any wi-fi ...
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  • How Does an Air Fryer Work? Your Appliance Explained

    November 19, 2019
    Deep-fried foods are undeniably delicious, but high levels of fat and cholesterol can render them an unhealthy option for health-conscious individuals, or anyone who is watching their weight. Although it was once a near-impossible task to mimic the crispy exterior and juicy interior of foods that have been cooked in hot oil, air fryer technology has leveled the playing field—but how does an air ...
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  • The Pros and Cons of a Ventless Dryer

    November 12, 2019
    According to the Statista.com , close to 81% percent of Canadian households are equipped with a clothes dryer. Whether homeowners choose a gas or electric dryer, nearly all are vented to the outdoors—but there is another option. A ventless dryer is the ideal solution in a number of applications, but if you're on the fence about whether or not one is right for you read on to learn everything you ...
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  • What a Smart Refrigerator Could Do for Your Kitchen

    November 5, 2019
    For decades, refrigerators have served the critical purpose of keeping perishable food cold. Many of today’s modern appliances feature smart technology to make life even easier! Explore how a wide array of smart refrigerator features can take your kitchen to the next level. Smart Refrigerator Features Smart refrigerators have a large touchscreen interface and connect to the internet via Wi-Fi. ...
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  • What to Do When Your Washing Machine Won’t Drain

    October 29, 2019
    A functional washing machine is an effective tool for getting dirt, sweat, and stains out of clothing. The exact way the washer cleans your clothes depends on the precise settings you choose, but the basic premise is the same: first, the drum fills with water when you hit “Start.” After the wash cycle, the drum drains, and the first spin cycle begins. Then, the drum refills to rinse the clothes ...
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  • How Long Do Microwave Ovens Last? The Lifespan of a Microwave

    October 22, 2019
    While earlier versions of the microwave oven were met with cool reviews due to concerns over safety, size, and price, today, According to a December 2012 study released by Statistics Canada, (the Canadian agency tasked with collecting and publishing statistics) 94.2 percent of households own a microwave oven. This versatile, compact device saves both time and energy on tasks such as cooking and ...
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  • Dryer Not Drying, Heating, or Spinning? Here’s What to Do

    October 15, 2019
    With an average lifespan of about 14 years, you can expect to enjoy years of reliable service from your dryer, but a lack of maintenance or old age may cause it to underperform or periodically break down. You can avoid downtime and costly repairs by paying close attention to warning signs and knowing when to call the experts. Read on to learn what to do if your dryer won't spin, heat, or dry, from ...
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  • How Long Do Dishwashers Last?

    October 3, 2019
    Dishwashers are a modern convenience that can be found in most kitchens across the nation, and like other common household appliances they have a relatively predictable lifespan. Learn what to expect from your dishwasher and some helpful tips on how to maximize your investment, with expert advice from Mr. Appliance®. How Long Should a Dishwasher Last? There are a number of variables that can ...
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  • My Dryer Won’t Start – What Do I Do?

    October 1, 2019
    So you’ve found yourself saying, “Help! My dryer won’t start!” This is a frustrating situation, but the solution may not be too difficult. Whenever an appliance fails, it’s best to start by looking for common (and simple) problems first. Try a few easy troubleshooting tips, like checking for a tripped circuit breaker or a broken door latch. Chances are, you can go from “Noooo, my dryer won’t ...
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  • How to Be a Good Host or Hostess

    September 24, 2019
    Your home is an intimate space that reflects your personal taste and style, and while it may be the place that you feel most comfortable the same may not always hold true for your guests. Whether you are having extended family over for an impromptu game night or hosting friends for a formal dinner party or informal backyard barbecue, Mr. Appliance® has some great tips on how to be a good host to ...
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  • The Best Gifts for Cooks

    September 17, 2019
    For some, cooking is merely a means to end but for others, it is a passion. Whether you know a well-seasoned chef or one who is just starting to learn, each will have their own unique sense of style and flair when it comes to creating a meal. While this can make it challenging to shop for these individuals around birthdays or holidays, the kitchen experts at Mr. Appliance® have a number of great ...
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  • How to Become a Soup Kitchen Volunteer

    September 17, 2019
    Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community in which you live and can be a valuable and rewarding experience. By becoming a soup kitchen volunteer you can help to provide hot, healthy meals to those in need and make a real difference regardless of how much time you have to spare. Read on to learn how to get started, with helpful information and tips from the dedicated team of ...
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  • Grandparents Day Gifts | Tips, Ideas, and Inspiration

    September 3, 2019
    In addition to signalling the start of the school year and the first days of fall, September is also a time to honour grandparents. As this special day approaches and you are searching for the perfect Grandparents Day gifts, the team of dedicated professionals at Mr. Appliance® has some great ideas to help inspire you. What is Grandparents Day? The origin of Grandparents Day dates back to 1973 ...
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  • How to Separate Laundry to Prolong the Life of Your Clothes

    August 27, 2019
    If you're like most, you have a love-hate relationship with your washer and dryer—where you love the idea of having freshly laundered clothes but hate the mishaps and disasters that can ruin your most cherished or expensive items. The best way to avoid damage and help your clothes to last longer is by taking the time to sort your laundry before you begin and setting the correct temperature in ...
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  • How to Clean an Ice Machine (and Why)

    August 27, 2019
    There is nothing more refreshing than an ice-cold drink, and the best way to preserve the quality and taste of your ice is with regular cleaning and maintenance. Read on to learn how to clean an ice maker and discover why it is such an important part of any cleaning routine. Signs You Need to Clean Your Ice Maker Once you've chosen the best ice maker to suit the needs of your family and lifestyle, ...
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  • How to Clean a Deep Fryer and Say Goodbye to Grease

    August 13, 2019
    Deep frying adds a unique flavor and texture to food that is impossible to replicate and is one of the main reasons that restaurant food is so appealing. You can achieve similar results at home with an electric or stovetop deep fryer, but it's important to ensure it is cleaned properly on a regular basis. Read on for some deep fryer cleaning tips from the experts at Mr. Appliance® to stop grease ...
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  • Troubleshooting Tips for When Your Dryer Won’t Start

    July 30, 2019
    Have you discovered that your dryer won’t start up? There are several possible reasons that a gas or electric dryer won’t turn on; hopefully, it’s a simple issue such as a tripped breaker, a broken switch, or a defective latch. These straightforward troubleshooting tips will help you pinpoint the problem and take appropriate action. You may be able to fix the problem yourself, but more complicated ...
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  • What Is an Icebox? A History Lesson

    July 23, 2019
    Have you ever heard your grandma refer to the freezer as the “icebox?” She didn’t coin this phrase herself—she may have actually had a legitimate icebox in her home as a kid! This was an early method of refrigeration that people utilized to keep food cold before the modern refrigerator. Learn what role the icebox played in refrigeration history and how it helped lead to modern fridges and ...
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  • Know Your Appliances: What in the World Is a Garburator?

    July 16, 2019
    Modern conveniences are designed to save space, time, and money by performing any number of unpleasant household tasks quickly and efficiently. One such item that can be found in homes across the globe is a garburator, and while you may not know what one is you may be surprised to find that you have one in your kitchen. What's in a Name? Travelling the world is a great way to expand your horizons, ...
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  • Which Is Correct: Laundry Mat or Laundromat?

    July 9, 2019
    Like vacuuming, dusting, and dishwashing, laundry is a normal part of every household routine. Whether or not you own your own washer and dryer or have access to a communal laundry room in your building, chances are you have used a coin-operated facility at one time or another to clean bulky items or to stretch your wardrobe while on vacation. The question is, do you refer to this type of business ...
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  • Why Is There a D in "Fridge" but Not in "Refrigerator"?

    July 2, 2019
    The English language is full of oddities and inconsistencies that don't always make sense and periodically result in unusual spellings or pronunciations. While this can make English a difficult language to learn, even those who are fluent may find themselves searching for answers every now and then or relying on spellcheck for assistance. The appliance world is no exception when it comes to these ...
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  • DIY: How to Make an Apron at Home

    June 25, 2019
    Whether you’re cooking, gardening, painting, or doing any other messy task, an apron is a great way to keep your clothing clean. Don’t want to spend money on a new apron? With some fabric and a sewing machine, you can create your very own custom apron suited to the task at hand. Here are the DIY tips you need on how to make apron at home. Benefits of Wearing an Apron First and foremost, wearing an ...
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  • How to Play the Washboard as a Musical Instrument

    June 18, 2019
    In the musical realm, there are few instruments that capture the historical charm and whimsical percussion of the washboard. This once popular laundry tool was considered effective at removing most dirt and stains from clothing and linens given the right soap and some vigorous scrubbing, but it has since been replaced by the modern convenience of the automatic washing machine. Today these vintage ...
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  • An Easy, DIY Play Kitchen for Your Little Chef

    June 11, 2019
    It’s said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. If you’re a parent who spends any time there, there’s a high likelihood you’ve had offers to help from little hands which are also near and dear to your heart. From helping crack eggs to playing drums on the floor with pans, children love feeling like they’re part of cooking meals. In fact, this CBS News story shared research results showed that ...
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  • How to Make Slime with Laundry Detergent and Shampoo

    June 11, 2019
    When it comes to school science, experiments slime ranks number one, giving students a hands-on way to learn about chemical reactions, polymers, and viscosity. Creating slime at home is even more fun and can provide you and your children with hours of enjoyment using just a few common ingredients. Put away the electronics and get back to basics with these tips on how to make slime with laundry ...
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