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Oven Symbols: What Do They Mean?

Oven Symbols: What Do They Mean?

Oven Symbols: What Do They Mean? Long gone are the times of ‘broil or bake’ ovens. With new technology giving rise to fantastic gadgets, oven dashboards can sometimes look like Egyptian hieroglyphics. Modern ovens will often have a dial with a dozen different symbols, each designed for a different type of dish and yielding a different result. Here are some common oven symbols to help you make the perfect meal: Convection A fan with a circle around is the oven symbol for the

Cleaning an Ice Machine: The How & The Why

Cleaning an Ice Machine: The How & The Why

Cleaning an Ice Machine: The How & The Why An ice machine is a beautiful thing. No more spilling water refilling old ice cube trays, or wasting useable space in your freezer. However, most people neglect to give their ice machines the care they need to operate properly. Just as you should clean your refrigerator regularly, your ice machine requires regular maintenance as well. When to Clean Your Ice Machine Although an ice machine should be cleaned every 3 months, you can know

How To Remove Burn Marks from Your Stove

How To Remove Burn Marks from Your Stove

How To Remove Burn Marks from Your Stove   Glass Stove Tops & Burn Marks Glass stove tops are a sleek, modern alternative to their traditional element counterparts, but they do come with their downsides. They need to be taken care of regularly and carefully in order to maintain their sleek look and extend their life. Harsh abrasives can cause scratching, and sharp tools can cause permanent damage. So how do you clean your glass stovetop of caked-on burn marks? We’ve got

Troubleshooting: Dryer Won't Turn On

Troubleshooting: Dryer Won’t Turn On

Troubleshooting: Dryer Won’t Turn On   There’s nothing worse than loading your dryer with wet sopping clothes, and realizing it won’t turn on. Especially living in an apartment or condo, where setting your clothes to dry outside may not be an option, a broken dryer is a big deal. If you find yourself in this situation, worry not! Elite Appliance Repair can help. Here are some troubleshooting tips for a dryer that won’t turn on. 1) Not Plugged In There are some complicated problems,

Fridge repair or replace?

Wrench It or Toss It: Fridge Edition

Fridge Repair Tips: Wrench It or Toss It: Fridge Edition Disclaimer: When attempting to diagnose a fridge problem, always make sure that the fridge is unplugged, and the water main, if necessary is shut off. Do not attempt any diagnostics or fridge repairs unless you are a trained technician. Fridge Problems Refrigerators are big, clunky, and pulling one out for a repair or replacement can be a huge task. But that doesn’t mean you should shell out for a new fridge at the

Oven repair or replace?

Wrench It or Toss It: Oven Edition

Oven Repair Tips: Wrench It or Toss It: Oven Edition Disclaimer: When attempting to diagnose an oven problem, always make sure that the oven is unplugged & disconnected. Do not attempt any diagnostics or oven repairs unless you are a trained technician. Oven Problems An oven in disrepair can really throw a wrench into your plans. Not only do you have to rethink dinner, but a new oven can quickly get expensive. If there is any way you can get your oven repaired, we

dishwasher repair or replace?

Wrench It or Toss It: Dishwasher Edition

Dishwasher Repair Tips: Wrench It or Toss It: Dishwasher Edition Disclaimer: When attempting to diagnose a dishwasher problem, always make sure that the dishwasher is unplugged, and the water main is shut off. Do not attempt any diagnostics or dishwasher repairs unless you are a trained technician. Dishwasher Repair or Replace? As annoying as a faulty dishwasher can be, the pain of buying and installing a new one can be even greater. Before you cut into your savings for that shiny new dishwasher, you

How to Handle a Leaky Refrigerator

Slippery Situation: How to Handle a Leaky Refrigerator

Slippery Situation: How to Handle a Leaky Refrigerator Finding a pool of water at the base of your fridge is undoubtedly cause for concern. Often, the cause of the fridge’s water leak doesn’t mean the appliance needs replacing. But, it does mean it will likely need some fridge repair. Commonly, fixing a water leak in a refrigerator is a simple repair that can even be done by some homeowners, but for guaranteed results, consult an appliance repair specialist. Leaky Fridge Cause #1:

Dishwasher Maintenance: There IS a Right Way to Load a Dishwasher!

Dishwasher Maintenance: There IS a Right Way to Load a Dishwasher!

Dishwasher Maintenance: There IS a Right Way to Load a Dishwasher! Dishwasher loading disputes have afflicted household kitchens since the invention of the dishwasher itself. This modern-age old argument has commonly pitted partners on either side of the “knives up or down?”, or, “to pre-rinse or not to pre-rinse?” debates. While those questions are important (and will be answered below), they don’t address the true heart of dishwasher loading issues, which is, “How can I load my dishwasher to maximize its efficiency?” Essentially,

appliance repair tips

Appliance Repair or Replacement: When is it Time to Pull the Plug?

Appliance Repair or Replacement: When is it Time to Pull the Plug? Home appliances have become essential tools helping us keep up with the demands of our busy Canadian lives. So, when one of our beloved appliances goes on the fritz, our daily routines can be uncomfortably disrupted. Getting that broken appliance -be it a dryer, fridge, or other electric friend needed to feed, clean, or clothe our family- up and running, suddenly becomes a top priority. When an appliance breaks down,

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