How to Maintain Your Appliances


Our home is our refuge. We always would like it to look nice and thus we even invest in the most premium quality and most pricey furniture, decors and appliance. The house can be simply developed with the right interiors, decoration and arrangement but it is challenging to maintain it. It may be able to preserve its beauty for a number of years but sooner or later it is going to lose its attractiveness especially if it’s not taken care thoroughly. This is the same with maintaining our appliances. Maintaining them doesn’t just include cleaning up and wiping the exteriors but it’s more than that. Knowing how to maintain them properly is very important to make certain that they’ll work for long and also make it sanitary for the household.

Not all the appliances we have, needs exactly the same maintenance. The appliances we’ve got such as kitchen range, oven, refrigerators, washer, dishwasher and more at home need distinct cleaning techniques so you should be extra careful in doing so. There are those who are just easy to clean but there are also those that are intricate.

a)    Refrigerator: Unplug your fridge first to protect yourself from mishaps. You may want to set a day of the month for refrigerator maintenance and cleaning. After that, you need to cleanse the drip pan and drain hole. Use water and soap and remove dirt and oil. If there are hard minerals or molds, make an effort to address them with vinegar. Mix one part vinegar and one part water. Soak the affected regions with this mixture and allow the mixture dissolve minerals and molds.

b)    Washer or dryer: Make use of soap and water in cleaning the outside surface of the appliance and use a moist cloth to clean and remove dirt inside.

c)    Dishwasher: the key to maintain a dishwasher is to use it routinely so that you don’t need to wash it on a regular basis. Once per week, check out inside the dishwasher and be sure that there’s no debris or dirt that may clog the holes and prevent the water from running freely. You may also make use of a cloth to clean the external surface and the sides.

d)    Microwave: Ensure that you unplug first then utilize dish soap to clean the tray or the plate. To remove bad smell, use a vinegar or lemon, put it in a microwave glass, turn the microwave on and allow it to stay for 5 minutes then remove it.

e)    TV or computer: Use a paper towel or soft cloth to completely clean the surface and ensure to unplug before cleaning. For plasma television, make sure to utilize a soft cloth.

f)    Kitchen range: One way to help get rid of grease and also sanitize your range is by using vinegar in a spray bottle and wipe it down with a cotton cloth. The texture can also help scrub away food particles.

For all appliances, spend some time to go through the user guide and review the manufacturer’s cleaning recommendations. Get acquainted with all appliance features, even those features you might hardly ever or never use. Each part impacts the overall effectiveness of the unit, and it helps you to know how to properly care for every facets of your appliances.