With all that cooking to cleaning, you and your home appliances have likely been working overtime to maintain your home over the Christmas holidays. With 2019 now upon us, it’s time to think about your appliances and how they can work to their maximum efficiency throughout the year. Use our checklist and learn how to maintain and clean your appliances; and when to consider repairs or replacements. Don’t forget to include those shiny, new appliances you received for Christmas so you can expand their warranty beyond their use-by date.
With the vision of Christmas dinner still in your head, this is a good time to snap on those rubber gloves and give your kitchen appliances a good clean. Don’t wait ‘til spring, instead tackle the grease built up from cooking your Christmas turkey now. Most Canadian appliances’ dealers give directions on how to operate self-cleaning cook ranges and also how to safely clean your induction cooktop or grates and burners on your gas range.
Other kitchen maintenance tips to follow include:
After a long season of washing and drying your winter woollies, spring is a good time to maintain your washers and dryers. This is not only important in helping them work better but can also prevent any electrical issues and in your dryer’s case, prevent fires.
With your washing machine, make sure to:
Maintain your dryer by:
This is a good time to look into the unique appliances we use in summer. This includes grills and barbecues as well as wine and beverage fridges.
When the season begins, maintain your barbecue or gas grill by:
T’is the season to check your appliances to see if they are working properly. Consider whether you need appliance repair in Kelowna or if you’re better off purchasing new appliances.
Check for signs of life with your washers and dryers by reading our blog and When Is It a Good Time to Pull the Plug.
Kelowna appliance stores such as Genier’s have a team of repair specialists that can get any appliance working again. We also offer competitive pricing on more than 58 brands of the world’s best new home appliances. Our large showroom features live kitchens and our expert commission-free staff are always available to answer all your questions.