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  • Deadly Fridge Fire

    June 24, 2017

    Over 60,000 units of the fridge identified as the source of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire were produced before the model was discontinued in 2009, according to Whirlpool.  London Police announced that last week’s massive blaze originated with a Hotpoint fridge freezer manufactured by Whirlpool subsidiary Indesit, based in Italy. The U.K. government subsequently ordered an [...]

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    Craftsman Brand SOLD??!!

    January 7, 2017

    Original article:  HERE   On Thursday, January 5, 2017, Sears announced that it was selling the Craftsman brand for $900 million to Stanley Black & Decker.  We've seen Sears deteriorate from a once powerful brand to a mere shell of its former self.  As Sears also owns the A&E appliance service and brand, we understand they're also up for sale.  This could be [...]

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    Dryer Dangers!

    December 26, 2016

    Erie Insurance Co. recently posted an article which provides eye-opening insight into the dangers of dryer and vent fires.  The complete article can be viewed here and we encourage you to read it in full.  But in summary, knowing that dryers cause roughly 15,500 home structure fires, 29 fatalities, 400 injuries and $192 million in direct property loss each year should be enough[...]

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    ANOTHER Recall?

    November 9, 2016

    Description: The recall involves three models of GE Profile high-efficiency top-loading clothes washers. The washers come in gold, gray and white and measure about four cubic feet. “GE Profile” is printed on the front of the washers. The model number is located on the rear cover of the washer’s backsplash, above the water valve connections.   For more information and models[...]

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    Exploding Washers!

    November 4, 2016

    Owners of Samsung washers have reported AT LEAST SIX MODELS of Samsung's top-loading washing machines have confirmed problems with exploding, spinning violently and even levitating during the spin cycle, which could have catastrophic consequences.  If you're the owner of a Samsung top-loader, we encourage you to check out Samsung's website to determine if your machine is faulty. [...]

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    When it comes to home heating, it’s important that homeowners know the facts.  Cost, efficiency, comfort and the expectation of a return on your investment varies. We want to be sure you're informed to make the best decision when you have to replace your furnace and are pressed by the heating equipment salesman to buy a heat pump.  In a nutshell, in the Midwest, we feel they're[...]

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    Original article here Electrolux, others in talks to buy GE's appliances business (Reuters) - World number two home appliances maker Electrolux (ELUXb.ST) said it was in talks to buy General Electric's (GE.N) household appliances business, seeking to increase its foothold in North America which is growing faster than its other main markets in Europe. GE confirmed it is evaluating [...]

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    Lafayette Appliance Repair would like to extend a hearty "welcome back" to our returning Purdue University students, professors and newcomers.  In the days ahead, campus will again be teeming with the hustle and bustle of university life.  And if you're a student needing cost-effective appliance repair (or a FREE over-the-phone repair assessment), make a wise, cost-effective decision on repair[...]

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    Spring has finally sprung!  And with spring comes backyard barbeques.  Creating an affordable masterpiece of outdoor kitchen coolness can be relatively easy with a few simple tricks. Buy a Pre-Made Grill Obviously, the main centerpiece of any outdoor kitchen is a cool-looking grill.  Basic grills can be modulized with attached islands and even bar space without the need for custom [...]

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    April 9, 2014

    And on a more geeky note, Lafayette Appliance Repair created an XML sitemap for submission to Google, Bing, Yahoo, Alexa and other site monitoring search engines.  How exciting, huh?!

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