J.I.M. Appliance Repair

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  • Ge Dishwasher recalls 1.3 Million!

    GE has recalled more than a million dishwashers due to fire hazard. The voluntary recall includes GE, GE Adora, GE Eterna, GE Profile and Hotpoint dishwashers. Seven reports of fires, three of which causing extensive property damage have been reported without injury. The heating elements on the affected products can fail and set fire. The…

  • Locating your Model # on appliances

    Model Number Locator Where to Find Your Model Number Range¬†|¬†Dishwasher¬†|¬†Air Conditioner¬†|¬†Washer¬†|¬†Dryer¬†|¬†Refrigerator¬†|¬†Freezer Range Range Range ‚ÄĘ Open oven door wide, model number plate located on mullion between the hinges. ‚ÄĘ Lift the left front surface unit, model number plate is on the inner left side of frame. ‚ÄĘ On the frame behind oven door. ‚ÄĘ Pull…

  • NEST: Programmable thermostat that adapts to your life!

    Imagine an electronic device that’s billed as the future of its industry, with state-of-the-art software, sleekly designed with an LCD screen, stainless steel case, minimalist packaging and a rechargeable lithium ion battery. No, this isn’t an iPad or a MacBook. It’s the Nest Thermostat, that cool new “learning thermostat” we’ve all been reading about online,…

  • Pros, Cons, Costs: Energy Star Appliances

    With skyrocketing energy costs and environmental concerns lurking around every corner, homeowners across the country are looking more and more to how they can conserve energy in their home. Costs are so high in some areas that the city of Fairbanks, Alaska, is so concerned about its energy consumption that it is considering not having…

  • Switching to Energy Star rated appliances.

    I’m sure everyone would love lower energy bills. In fact, I know plenty of people who do things like switching energy providers and using things like this Gexa promo code to make sure they get a cheaper energy rate. It doesn’t just stop there though, there are a number of ways you can reduce your…

  • Maintenance Tips

    Enjoy the full potential of your Heating/Air product and extend its useful life with these helpful maintenance tips. Although mechanical heating and cooling equipment is complex, there are some basic preventive maintenance procedures that you can perform to keep your system running at its best before you need to call out some hvac repair services…

  • Appliance Life Expectancy

    Appliance Life Expectancy Do you know how long your freezer will last? How long will it be before you have to find out more about water heaters? Do you even know the age of your appliances? How about how many years you can expect your washer and dryer to last? To effectively manage your household…

  • Industry Terminology

    ¬† ¬† A   A-Coil This heat exchanger depends on two coils, placed diagonally and then connected in the middle. The result is a coil that looks like the letter ‚ÄúA‚ÄĚ.   AC (Alternating Current) This electric current rapidly changes its direction of flow. See also DC (Direct Current).   AC or DC These abbreviations…

  • Appliance Repair Glossary of Service, Repair and Parts Terms

    AERATOR A device used to infuse air into a liquid. An example is the aerator on the tip of a water faucet. This feature may also be found on some dishwasher faucet adaptors. AGITATOR A device that is used to stir or shake up a mixture. Typically used to move clothing through water containing detergent.…

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