Appliance Maintenance Tips

Homeowners depend on many different home appliances each day. Whether it’s in the kitchen or laundry room, these appliances help make our daily lives much more efficient. This is why it’s vital that all homeowners are taking proper care of their appliances, especially during this pandemic when your home appliances are probably being used more often. The last thing anyone wants is to have their refrigerator or washing machine stop working. 

Luckily, you can avoid all these problems through regular care and maintenance of your household appliances. Making appliance maintenance a routine can help prolong the life of your home equipment and make cooking, cleaning and life much easier. Here are some home appliance maintenance tips to help you take care of your appliances and recognize needed repairs early.

Practice good habits

When it comes to appliance maintenance, regular cleaning is a habit that must be adopted. If you don’t clean your appliances, it will make them work harder, increasing your energy usage and decreasing the efficiency of your equipment. Making sure your appliances are clean and working is important, however, there are many other habits homeowners should start practicing to ensure their appliances are working properly. 

Here are some home appliance maintenance tips to add to your daily routine:

  • Cleaning your refrigerator coils

  • Avoiding slamming the doors shut

  • Avoiding overloads

  • Cleaning up stove spills, cleaning/changing fans and cleaning your oven regularly

  • Recalibrating your oven temperature setting

  • Change your refrigerator water filter

  • Clean and deodorize your garbage disposal

  • Clean your air conditioning filter

  • Make sure your oven has a tight seal when shut

  • Clean your dryer exhaust

  • Inspect your washing machine hoses

  • Make sure to keep your dishwasher clean and food-free


Inspection is an essential part of kitchen appliance maintenance as it allows you to identify a problem before it gets worse. When you are inspecting your appliances regularly, you will be able to see any damages and seek out repairs early. If you are inspecting your appliances and you are unsure about anything, be sure to contact the professionals at ServiceOne.

Performing regular maintenance on your home appliances will not only help keep them working efficiently, but will also save you money on your energy bills as well as repairs. Your home appliances should be at the top of your priority list when taking care of your home. Every homeowner should make it a habit to clean, inspect and maintain all of their household appliances.  

At ServiceOne, we specialize in everything home appliances. From inspections to repairs, to installations, our team of professionals have you covered! Whether it’s your kitchen or laundry room, you can trust our appliance team! Visit our website today to learn more about our appliance products and services. 

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