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Electric and Gas Appliances (Part 1)

3/11/2017 (Permalink)

Your appliances may appear to be fine on the outside, often what you can’t see is the bigger problem.

Protecting and maintaining your house and property is always on top of a homeowner's to-do list.

Deciding what to repair and what to replace after a storm or natural disaster is a vital safety issue. Do it yourself is NOT recommended when it comes to power and gas. Electric and Gas appliances are affected by water, mud, smoke, soot and debris. Your appliances may appear to be fine on the outside, often what you can’t see is the bigger problem. Mopping up the floors and cleaning the stainless fixtures isn’t enough when it comes to the inner workings of electric and gas appliances. Small particles, mud, and moisture trapped in the mechanical and motor components can cause further damage and even electrocution. Re-energizing your appliances that have been exposed to the elements can be deadly without proper reconditioning or replacement. Always call your local utility company for gas ranges, heater or clothes dryers. The proper inspection, cleaning, and sanitation process is always best left to the professionals.

Electric and Gas Appliances (Part 2)

3/11/2017 (Permalink)

Power surges, excessive moisture,and debris can damage the inner components, efficiency and safety of major appliances in your kitchen & laundry room.

You've been spared the three inches of water in the basement and the neighbors tree on your roof, but what about the danger and damage you can’t see?

It’s what you can’t see that’s dangerous when it comes to appliances and other electrical equipment.

Power surges, excessive moisture and debris can damage the inner components, efficiency and safety of major appliances in your kitchen and laundry room -- as well as places you may not think of initially. Living rooms, bedrooms, and playrooms should also be carefully inspected. Audio and video equipment is adversely affected by the elements. Contamination and damage from mold and moisture will hurt your appliances and can potentially harm you. Moisture and particles wreak havoc on the working lubrication in the fine-tuned motors of home appliances. You should never try to take apart or fix these appliances yourself. They need to serviced, cleaned and sanitized professionally.