not too late to get your appliances ready
for the holidays
are working overtime to ship the parts you
to the rescue...
holiday success story
Barnes does a lot of baking during the holiday
season, which he ships to friends and family
all over the country. This annual tradition
was threatened last year when his oven broke.
"I called numerous repair shops in
the area," said Barnes, "but they
said it was going to be at least three days
before they could look at the oven and another
week until they could fix it."
That's when Barnes decided to try to find
help on the Internet and came across RepairClinic.com.
"I had an idea the igniter was bad,
and I confirmed my suspicions with a quick
email to RepairClinic.com's RepairGuru.
Then, as recommended, I ordered a new igniter
kit and had the kit in my hand in two days.
"With the guidance and instruction
I received from the RepairGuru, I was able
to make the repair in less than an hour."
Barnes' oven worked like new again, and
he was able to complete his holiday baking
"Plus, I'm sure I saved over $100 by
fixing the oven myself," he added.
elves are working overtime to ship the parts
several shipping options, including next
day and two day, to ensure you get your
part in time to make a repair before the
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Josephine Cochran invented
the dishwasher in 1886. Expecting it to catch
on with housewives, she unveiled it at the
1893 World's Fair, but only hotels and large
restaurants bought into the idea. It wasn't
until the 1950s that dishwashers caught on
with the general public. Cochran founded a
company to manufacture her hand-operated mechanical
dishwashers. That company later became KitchenAid,
which is now owned by Whirlpool.
you know the lingo? Appliance vocabulary quiz
the lettered terms to the correct numbered
definitions. Scroll down for answers.
1. A resilient or flexible material used between
mating surfaces to provide a leak-proof seal.
2. An electro-mechanical switch that diverts
current when the flow is changed or when an
external current is applied.
3. Part of the refrigeration system where
refrigerant evaporates, absorbing heat from
the surrounding area. Sometimes mistaken as
the point where the drain pan evaporates condensate
4. An electro-mechanical device that produces
a magnetic field to move an internal metallic
plunger when power is supplied. When power
to the electromagnet is discontinued, the
plunger is free again to move by other forces.
This plunger can be attached to other devices,
such as levers or seals, to do mechanical
work. This arrangement is commonly used in
water fill valves, dishwasher drain valves,
range door lock mechanisms and dryer gas valves.
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