How To Get The Most Out of Your Appliances

How well-informed are you about your appliances? We’re not referring to how to use them; instead, we’re referring to how to maintain them. Most appliances don’t experience their full potential lifespan because of poor maintenance. However, with a bit of knowledge, you can optimize your appliance’s lifespan. Here are some pointers and tricks for maximizing the life of your appliances.


Keep It Clean

What one thing can resolve numerous future appliance issues? Simply keep it clean! Dirt and dust can build up over time and cause long-term damage. Most appliances should be cleaned regularly, depending on how frequently you use them. Consult your owner’s manual or the manufacturer’s website for specific instructions.

Keep It In A Location That Makes Sense

You should keep your appliances in a location that makes sense. Also, ensure it has an adequate amount of space around it. Each appliance requires a different amount of space so be sure to check your owner’s manual.

Keep An Eye On It

The majority of modern appliances include electronic controls that display information and error codes in the event of a malfunction. You should become familiar with their displays to recognize when something is wrong. For instance, if the display on your dishwasher begins blinking lights when it usually doesn’t, there might be a problem. If you’re unsure what the lights mean, consult your owner’s manual — or do some research online. Along with identifying a malfunctioning appliance, monitoring its display can help you determine how much energy it consumes and whether there is anything you can do to reduce that consumption.

Prepare A Maintenance Schedule

If this is a significant issue for you — for example, if you have an expensive dishwasher — consider hiring a professional maintenance company to inspect your appliances on a regular basis.


Take care of your appliances, and they will take care of you! Contact Express Appliance Service if you have any questions about your appliances.