how to clean a front load washer

If Your Front Load Washer Smells Bad, Try This

When deciding between a front load or top load washing machine, bad smells are one of the few front loader drawbacks. But where do you start when your front load washer stinks and you’re worried your clothes do too? We’ll detail what to do when your front load washer smells bad from cleaning the gasket and washer tub to preventing odor.

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Safe In-Home Service During the Coronavirus Outbreak

With so much uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, Oak Valley wants you to know that we’re still open and providing safe in-home appliance service. You can rest easy knowing that you won’t have to go without your most important appliances in the event of a breakdown.

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frigidaire dishwasher won't start but has power

Frigidaire Dishwasher Not Starting? This Could Be Why

When your Frigidaire dishwasher doesn’t start and you’re elbow-deep in a sink with dirty dishes, you know it’s time to start troubleshooting. But where do you begin to figure out what went wrong? We’ll provide some helpful starting points for a Frigidaire dishwasher not starting from a power supply issue to a broken door latch.

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glass cooktop cleaning tips

How to Clean a GE Cooktop Without Damaging It

Our stove is a kitchen workhorse, especially when entertaining or getting a quick dinner on the table. So much so that we often can’t clean it properly until stains and spills have sat until after dinner is through. We’ll review how to clean a GE cooktop so that glass cooktops retain their shine without a scratch. We’ll also discuss how to properly clean a GE gas stove top without damaging the burners.

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Whirlpool Convection vs. Regular Oven: Which is Best?

Convection ovens have been around for a long time, touting many benefits. Yet, when given the choice between a Whirlpool convection oven vs. regular oven, many of us still choose the regular models. We’ll review the pros, cons, and the difference between convection ovens and regular ovens so you can make a more informed purchase.

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how to fix a gas stove burner that won't light

What to Do If Your Frigidaire Range Burner Won’t Light

To help you troubleshoot when your Frigidaire stove burner will not light (and help get dinner on the table) the experts at Oak Valley Appliance have put together a list of 3 common causes including loose connections, defective burners, faulty igniters, and more. We’ll also provide step-by-step solutions so you can learn how to fix a gas stove burner that won’t light.

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how to prepare thanksgiving dinner ahead of time

Holiday Guide: How to Prepare for Thanksgiving Like a Pro

Ben Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” While we doubt he was wondering how to prepare Thanksgiving dinner, the sentiment holds true for a Thanksgiving Day host. To save you all the last-minute chaos, the experts at Oak Valley Appliance prepared a comprehensive guide for how to prepare for Thanksgiving.

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ice maker smells like mildew

If Your Refrigerator Ice Smells and Tastes Bad, This Might Be Why…

When your refrigerator ice tastes bad there are several possible causes. We’ll troubleshoot them below so you can figure out why you have ice that smells and tastes bad and what you can do to fix it. These issues include old food in the freezer, stale ice cubes, a dirty water filter, and more. Then we’ll review how to clean an ice maker so you can properly maintain it.

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dishwasher loading tips

How to Load a GE Dishwasher for Better Cleaning Results

GE dishwashers are among the industry’s best models thanks to high-tech features and powerful cleaning performance. Like all dishwashers though, they need to be loaded correctly in order to get dishes as clean as possible. That’s why learning how to load a GE dishwasher is crucial for getting the most out of your model. Here’s how to load a dishwasher top rack, bottom rack, silverware basket, and tips on common loading mistakes to avoid.

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