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  • Dehumidifiers recalled for fire hazard In cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Gree Electric Appliances is recalling about 2.2. million dehumidifiers it manufactured in China and sold under 12 brand names from January 2005 through August 2013. The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.  For the fully array of affected[...]

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    Freshen Pipes Naturally

    November 1, 2013

    After eating an orange, don’t throw away the peel. Citrus peels, including oranges, lemons and limes, can help deodorize your garbage disposal and freshen pipes naturally. Excess waste put down your disposal can cause an unforgiving odor. To avoid a stench that can linger, try this simple tip to deodorize your garbage disposal: - Place ice cubes in the disposal - Add orange, lemon [...]

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    Green Dishwashing w/out Phosphates In 2010, 16 states adopted laws drastically limiting phosphorus in dishwashing detergents, resulting in virtually all detergent brands dropping the phosphorous content to a trace. That takes away one of two major issues with detergents, because phosphorous – after it leaves the drain and enters the environment – promotes algae growth and [...]

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    Debut Blog Post - Welcome!

    October 22, 2013

    Wecome to Lafayette Appliance Repair's debut blog post!  While an 'official' blog was never on our 'radar', the more we thought about it, the more it made sense.  We have a passion to not only repair appliances, but to also help keep you informed, so you can make educated consumer decisions! The conveniences provided by modern appliances, be it a refrigerator, freezer, stove, microwave, [...]

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