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7 Things That Should Never Go in Your Garbage Disposal

A man washing vegetable peels in a sink.

Garbage disposals are a convenient way to dispose of food scraps and keep your sink clean. However, not everything is suitable for your garbage disposal. At FixEm Appliance Repair, we understand that your garbage disposal is a vital component in your kitchen. With this in mind, we’ll guide you through the things that should never […]

How Cold Should My Refrigerator Be?

A thermostat in a fridge next to tomatoes, eggs, and strawberries.

Your refrigerator works non-stop, day and night, to keep your food fresh. But have you ever wondered if it’s working optimally? The temperature of your refrigerator plays a crucial role in maintaining the quality and safety of your stored items. Understanding and regulating this temperature can save you from potential food spoilage and even reduce […]

Why Is My Dryer Making Loud Noises?

A woman sitting next to a clothes dryer using a phone to call for repair

At FixEm Appliance Repair, we understand that your appliances play a crucial role in your daily life. From keeping your food fresh in the refrigerator to ensuring your clothes come out clean from the washing machine, these appliances are the unsung heroes of our homes. That’s why it can be incredibly frustrating and disruptive when […]

What Should I Do if My Oven Won’t Heat Up?

Repairman working on broken oven as female homeowner watches

When preparing a meal or improving your culinary skills, your oven is one of the main appliances you use. However, when your gas or electric oven won’t heat up, it’s an inconvenience that can spoil your cooking plans. 

The Most Common Washing Machine Problems — And How to Fix Them

A shocked woman looking at a washing machine that's overflowing with suds.

If you’ve ever had to spend half your day in a laundromat, you surely appreciate the benefits of a washing machine. Yet, for many homeowners, problems with their appliances can make it challenging to keep their clothes or bedsheets as clean as they’d like. Fortunately, many other homeowners deal with these common problems, meaning that […]

My Gas Stove Knob Is Jammed — What Should I Do?

Lit gas stovetop with blue flames and jammed knobs.

When your kitchen has a gas stove, the open flame opens a world of cooking possibilities that lend different flavors to your food. However, if the knob controlling the gas flow gets jammed into the on position, you have new problems that need immediate attention. 

What Should You Do if Your Fridge is Leaking Water?

Back of a broken refrigerator

If you’ve ever purchased a refrigerator, you may have noticed water leaking from it at some point. It can be a confusing experience, leaving you wondering if you dropped a few ice cubes or if your house is about to flood. While you should have a regular preventative maintenance schedule for all of your home […]

How Can I Tell My Freezer Needs Maintenance?

Man sticking his head in the refrigerator in exasperation

Keeping your kitchen in good working order involves keeping a careful eye out for warning signs with your appliances. When it comes to preserving your food, your refrigerator and freezer play essential roles in maintaining your home’s food supply and reducing the number of times you go to the supermarket. However, if you’ve noticed your […]

Is Your Oven Ready for the Holidays?

Father and daughter baking muffins in the oven for the holidays

The holiday season has become synonymous with family gatherings and extravagant meals that bring people together. Planning out a holiday meal for your friends and extended family can quickly become an anxiety-inducing affair trying to balance the dietary needs of everyone coming. However, before you even get down to the actual cooking, ensuring that your […]

How Do I Know It’s Time to Replace My Garbage Disposal?

Drain and garbage disposal with apple peels.

Your kitchen is a complex ecosystem with multiple appliances working together to keep it running smoothly. With dishwashers, toasters, ovens, and more, keeping each at the top of their game is crucial to keeping your kitchen running. One appliance that you might not think about as often but plays an essential role is your garbage […]