Recent Posts in Home Safety Category

  • Father’s Day Gift Guide: All About Grills

    June 16, 2017
    The smell of hotdogs and burgers fill the air outside as Dad grills up a delicious dinner on a warm night. Man, our mouths sure are watering! If Dad keeps dropping not so subtle hints about wanting a grill and everything that comes with it, you’ve come to the right place to figure out what to buy him. There’s a ton of grills out there and several types, and it can get confusing but we’re here to ...
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  • Why You Need to Clean the Lint Filter Every Time

    February 16, 2017
    You’ve heard that you need to clean the dryer lint trap after every load, but is it true? Let’s discuss the reasons to clean the lint filter, how often you should perform this task, and more useful tips. Why Do You Clean a Dryer Lint Filter? When clothing tumbles around in the dryer, the agitation and high heat cause clothing, towels, and linens to shed some of their fibers. The lint screen ...
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  • Prime Time for a Dryer Vent Fire

    February 2, 2017
    As cold weather persists this winter, it remains a prime time for a dryer vent fire. To protect your home and family, learn more about what causes dryer fires and how to prevent them. Why Do More Home Fires Occur in Winter? While forest fires occur primarily during the heat of summer, home fires are more prevalent in the cold, dry months of December through March. Here are several winter-related ...
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  • Get Your Silverware Drawer Organized ASAP

    November 2, 2016
    Cooking efficiently relies heavily on drawer organization. All the drawers in your kitchen require some attention, but let’s tackle the silverware drawer first and foremost. With these eight ideas, you’ll have the cutlery under control in no time. Expandable Drawer Organizers Cutlery collections can be large or small, and kitchen drawers don’t come in standard sizes. The solution to this dilemma ...
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  • Keep Everyone Healthy at School

    August 16, 2016
    It’s hard to believe summer is already over. Now that the kids are headed back school, they’ll come in contact with germs and contagious bugs from their fellow classmates. You can’t control what happens at school, but you can maintain a clean kitchen to help prevent your family from getting sick this school year. Follow these kitchen cleaning tips for a healthier home. Wash Up Every family member ...
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  • Proper Dryer Cleaning & Fire Prevention

    March 21, 2016
    by: Steve Bowles, Mr. Appliance Franchise Consultant This blog was contributed by one of our franchise consultants and dryer vent cleaning experts, Steve Bowles. Clothes dryer vent fires are a real risk to home safety and proper inspection and maintenance of your dryer is a necessity. According to recent news reports citing the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 15,000 fires are ...
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  • Warning Signs for Appliances

    February 25, 2016
    As you go about your day, you rely on home appliances more than you probably realize. Only when something goes wrong do you appreciate how dependent you are on your refrigerator, washer and dryer, hot water heater, dishwasher, and oven. Learn how to tell if you should schedule appliance repair and when to opt for a replacement instead. Signs Your Appliances Need Attention The appliance won’t turn ...
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  • Prevent a Washing Machine Hose Disaster

    April 29, 2015
    By Kellie Pearson When it comes to disastrous water damage in your home, burst washing machine hoses have to be the worst. It’s also generally known as one of the most common complaints insurance companies receive when dealing with flood claims. How can you prevent a burst washing machine hose from happening to you? Know how to spot signs of trouble by looking at the 90-degree turns either coming ...
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  • 5 Money Saving Tips

    April 29, 2015
    It seems everywhere you turn these days, someone is offering up the latest and greatest money saving tips. Have you noticed it’s usually the same tips over and over? They’re recycled and bedazzled, but nonetheless, they’re the same. The most common tips are adjust your home thermostat, stop eating out (including trips to the local coffee house), and pay off your credit card balance each month. ...
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  • World Health Day: 10 Tips for Healthy Living

    April 29, 2015
    April 7 is globally recognized as World Health Day . The World Health Organization created this day to mark the anniversary of their founding in 1948, as well as to help draw attention to the importance of global health. While reflecting on this year’s initiative to combat vector-borne diseases, also remember to focus on the health of you and your family. Spring into health this season by ...
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  • 6 Ways to Feng Shui Your Home

    April 29, 2015
    Many environmental scientists and architects incorporate the basic idea of Feng Shui into their designs on the premise that clutter in our homes hinders our sense of well-being. Surrounding yourself with objects and architecture that uplift your mood and ensuring items are in proper places and not in chaos can give you a better state of mind. To put it simply, as the old saying goes, a clean house ...
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  • Dryer Vent Cleaning Tips

    April 24, 2015
    Did you know dirty dryer vents cause 15,000 home fires a year? That adds up to a collective $201 million in damages! According to recent studies, nearly 92 percent of all laundry room fires can be traced back to either a dirty dryer or a dirty dryer vent system. Either way, it’s kindling simply waiting for a spark. And that’s all it takes – just one small spark can ignite lint buildup. Once ...
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  • 12 Common Kitchen Injuries

    April 23, 2015
    It’s a great day at Mr. Appliance®, unless a spill on the floor or an oven-rack burns occurs. In a matter of minutes your heart of the home can turn into the most dangerous room in the house. Stay safe this spring with 12 common kitchen injuries from NursingSchools.net . Pepper burns: Hot peppers can burn your skin, and anything else you touch, including your eyes. Be sure to wear gloves. Clean up ...
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  • S'mores: A Favorite Fireplace Snack

    April 13, 2015
    Baby, it’s cold outside… Even if it’s cold and gloomy outside, you just can’t beat the warm fuzzies from a crackling fire in the fireplace. But what can make the enchanting moment even better? A fireplace snack! And there’s no snack that can beat a good ol’ fireplace s’more. The ooeyness, the gooeyness, the messiness and the yumminess make a fireplace s’more the best winter snack – ever! S’mores ...
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  • 5 Tips to Simplify Your Life

    February 26, 2015
    With the hustle and bustle of each day, our schedules seem to get crazier by the minute. Do this, be there, meet them, pick up that… It seems like we’re on a perpetual merry-go-round that goes faster and faster the more we try to slow it down. When did life get so busy and complicated? And just as we appear to have it all together, the side effects of this overloaded lifestyle creep in: headaches, ...
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  • Child Safety in The Kitchen

    February 26, 2015
    The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home. It’s a place where memories and masterpieces are created and cherished. From the recreation of Aunt B’s apple pie that turned out beautifully or the hot mess that should have been Grandma’s creamy mashed potatoes but turned out to be a yellow glob with a near-rubber consistency, the kitchen is where memories are made. Whether you’re ...
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