House Appliance Maintenance Tips


The cost of buying a new house appliance is not that high like earlier. But with the gradual reduction of price, manufacturers are compromising with quality. The household appliances now a days are cheaper in price but proper maintenance is required to keep them functioning. Maintaining household appliances is not a difficult job, but the we simply do not know the procedure. The appliances of your house holds an important role in your monthly expense. So if they function properly, it will certainly save a lot of money. Here are some tips which should be useful to maintain your house appliances:

Maintaining Refrigerator

The refrigerator of your house is one of the most important appliance. It is hard to imagine a single day without a properly functioning refrigerator. A typical refrigerator can have a life expectancy of more than 10 years if you maintain it properly. There are many ways of taking care of this household appliance. The simplest of them all is regular cleaning. You have to clean and dust your refrigerator at least twice a week. Refrigerator holds all kinds of foods and it will get dirty if not cleaned regularly. Also remember to keep the inside temperature at 5 degrees.

Maintaining Deep-Freeze

A freezer is another important household appliance which can be found in most houses now a day. The temperature inside a freeze is usually -20 degree Celsius. This appliance is made in such way that it will operate for more than 10 years with little maintenance. However, it doesn’t mean that no maintenance is required. If there is too much ice, you have to melt those at least once a month and clean it. Also regularly clean the pan beneath the freeze holding water. Be sure that there is no trapped moisture inside the freezer.


Maintaining Stove

There are many different types of stoves available in the market, they come in many different sizes with lots of functions. The most important maintenance of a gas stove is regular cleaning and changing the bulb.  A gas stove doesn’t require a lot of maintenance, but a small amount should be done. Cleaning a stove is not an easy task, it will be dirty and oily. It is not easy to take off those sticky oil. Sometimes replacement of the pan can be a better option rather than cleaning it.

Maintaining Water Machine

You are not likely to face any trouble with a washing machine if you are taking care of it. But after a certain years of life an old washing machine will leak water and you have to repair it. A water leaking washing machine can be quite a problem for your house, so you have to be careful about it. You have to be careful when washing clothes in the washing machine, don’t put in too much cloths. Also try to be minimal with the usage of detergent. Too much detergent can damage the inside of your washing machine. Also try to use the machine with vinegar at least once a month.