Donald Grummett

Donald Grummett is an appliance service manager in Ottawa, Canada. In the trade over 30 years as both a technician and business owner. For more information about appliances including FAQ, Stain guide, Recycling, and Newsletter visit Mgservices.ca. Copyright 2004 by Donald Grummett. All right reserved

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8 Energy Saving Tips For Your Electric Clothes Dryer

8 Energy Saving Tips For Your Electric Clothes Dryer

| December 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

Every consumer likes the idea of saving electricity. Not only is it good for the environment, but also for our pocket books. Some of the largest consumers of electricity in your home are your appliances. This includes your electric clothes dryer. The following is a collection of simple tips about how to save electricity when […]

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Odors, Mildew and Your Washing Machine

Odors, Mildew and Your Washing Machine

| December 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

A modern clothes washing machine can suffer from odors or mildew. It may build to the point where the odors seem to overwhelm all other aspect of the clothes washing experience. The causes can be varied but generally are due to moisture build-up within the clothes tub. Water Drainage Since the washing machine itself operates […]

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10 Steps to Help Refrigerators Live Longer

10 Steps to Help Refrigerators Live Longer

| December 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

Every summer there are countless refrigerators that die unexpectedly. This is often due to the increase in temperature and the associated humidity. The following are a few suggestions to help your appliance make it through the next summer heat wave. Don’t use as an air conditioner. You may laugh, but this is particularly common with […]

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How to Auto Empty a Dehumidifier

How to Auto Empty a Dehumidifier

| December 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

A dehumidifier is a very important device for those homeowners with a damp basement. Dampness can lead to mold, mildew, and increased incidence of allergies. Unfortunately, a dehumidifier can be a real pain in the backside because you have to keep emptying the water storage bucket. Simply getting it in and out of the machine […]

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How to Choose a Freezer for Your Home

How to Choose a Freezer for Your Home

| December 14, 2007 | 0 Comments

The average household freezer is a silent slave. It operates year in and year out, requiring nothing other than a constant supply of electricity. Eventually, though it may need to be replaced. The following are a few considerations that will allow you to make an informed decision about its purchase. Most consumers have only a […]

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Why Your Refrigerator is Making Weird Noises

Why Your Refrigerator is Making Weird Noises

| November 14, 2007 | 0 Comments

Are the sounds or noises from your new refrigerator driving you mad? Does your new refrigerator sound loud, noisy, weird, unusual, crazy, funny, or about to break? Then read on. If you hear an unusual sound try to isolate the source. This alone may lead you to the culprit. It may also lead you to […]

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Dishwasher Tune-Up: 10 Simple Steps

Dishwasher Tune-Up: 10 Simple Steps

| November 6, 2007 | 0 Comments

Ever have your dishwasher fail during a holiday. It isn’t fun. Trying to get a service person out during a holiday is almost impossible. If you do the price of the repair can exceed the cost of a new appliance. To avoid this happening here are a few simple suggestions to keep the dishwasher working […]

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Refrigerators Electric Consumption – Lower It In 15 Minutes

Refrigerators Electric Consumption – Lower It In 15 Minutes

| October 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

I recently had a customer ask for my advise about cleaning her refrigerator. I started to describe the pros and cons of different cleaners that can be used to clean the interior when she stopped me abruptly. “I know all about that stuff ”, she informed me, “I mean the black coil thing on the […]

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Front Loading Washing Machine Facts

Front Loading Washing Machine Facts

| August 15, 2007 | 0 Comments

Consumers in North America have finally discovered the front load washing machine. Although new to North America they are the standard in Europe, accounting for 90% of the market. The front load (or horizontal axis) washing machine was produced in response to concerns about the increasing costs to operate laundry equipment. Efficiency, electrical consumption, and […]

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Would You Steel Your Household Appliances?

Would You Steel Your Household Appliances?

| December 15, 2006 | 0 Comments

Would you steel your appliances? That is a question many consumers are now asking themselves. Stainless steel household appliances are the “in” style right now. People are being drawn to the clean look of stainless steel for their kitchens. Stainless steel has become the fastest growing sector of household appliances. Not only for major appliances […]

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