Articles Tagged In Appliances

10 Easy Dishwasher Tips That Will Help You Save Money

Dishwasher maintenance is essential. Cleaning your dishwasher and looking out for early signs of trouble saves you from spending hundreds of dollars on repairs - or even more on a premature replacement.

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30 Minutes to a Clean Fridge

There are plenty of reasons to clean a fridge and one big excuse not to — namely, lack of time. But you don’t need to set aside several hours to complete a basic cleanout. Get it done in 30 minutes with this guide.

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4 Tips to Keep Your Freezer in Great Condition All Summer Long

With the ridiculous heat and crazy schedules of summer you’re probably going to be relying on your freezer a lot more. You need to make sure that it’s always there running efficiently and providing you with quick dinners and cooling frozen treats.

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5 Must-Have American Inventions For Your Home

We’re celebrating American originality at its best by featuring our favorite American-made innovations and the people responsible for making them a reality.

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6 Ways to Keep Appliances Ship-Shape

Appliances aren’t given much thought when running properly. But as soon as they’re not, they’re all you think about. A broken appliance can wreak havoc on your home this summer. Take these simple steps to help keep things running smoothly.

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Chill Out with Ceiling Fans

Air conditioning accounts for more than 15 percent of the energy use of the average home. Using ceiling fans can conserve energy and save money.

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Common Myths About Your Air Conditioner

There are so many tips out there to help keep your home cool. However, much of the advice you hear may just be myths. Let’s tackle the most common myths and learn the reality on how to best run your air conditioner.

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Energy Tip: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Water Bill

Summer’s heat means you’re bathing more, watering plants, filling swimming pools and making gallons of iced beverages. Despite all that extra water usage, you can help reduce your water bill by following these simple tips.

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Energy Tip: Appliances Are Getting Smarter and More Energy-Efficient

Large household appliances like refrigerators, freezers and more can now communicate with the outside world, talk to you on your smartphone and interact with other appliances. See how they can make your life easier, save you money and save energy.

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Energy Tip: Measuring Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

If your home is losing energy, you’re losing money. So, how can you know if your home is energy efficient? You can do a simple DIY energy assessment, or call an auditor or local utility for a professional assessment. Here are tips to get you started.

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Free Download: AHS Home Warranty Guide

Learn the many benefits of being covered by an AHS Home Warranty.

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Free Download: Maintenance Guide

AHS can help keep your appliances running smoothly with our FREE Maintenance Guide. Download your copy today and get great tips to keep your home in top shape.

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Gas vs. Electric: A Heated Debate

Many homeowners only think about price when it comes to purchasing a new oven or range. Make sure you’re well informed on the many other factors before making a decision between gas and electric.

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Get the Most Out of Your Household Appliances

Appliances are a big investment and a valuable part of your home. Naturally, you want to keep them running efficiently and effectively for as long as possible. Here are some things you can do to help keep your appliances in good working order longer:

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Give Her The Gift Of Worry-Free Living This Mother’s Day

Now that Mother’s Day is on the horizon, consider some new ways to help her relax. There are plenty of new energy-efficient and timesaving appliances out there that are perfect for helping reduce the stress of daily demands.

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Guide to Buying Appliances at an Outlet Store

Buying appliances from an outlet store can save you quite a significant amount. Learn how to find the best appliances without spending or stressing more.

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High-Efficiency Appliances Equal Lower Bills

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High-Tech Kitchen Appliances to Make Your Life Easier

Efficient appliances can definitely make your life easier, especially in the kitchen. Take a peek at some of the newest innovations to help make your time in the kitchen count.

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Home Warranty Basics and What It Covers

A home warranty is one of the best means of protecting your budget that a homeowner can have. But, what exactly IS a home warranty?

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How to Save on Big Ticket Items

Trying to get the best sale price on large-ticket items for your home can be quite time consuming. Here are some simple ways to shop smarter and save on everything from appliances to furniture to electronics.

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Keeping Your Home Safe While On Vacation

Summer is the prime time for family vacations but unfortunately, empty homes can attract unwanted attention. Before you lock up the house and head to your destination, make sure you take some simple precautions to protect your home while you’re away.

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Lifespan of Modern Home Appliances

Homeowners often assume that with an increase in technology comes an improvement of everyday life. So it can come as a surprise that when appliance manufactures add tech, like sensors and displays, they are actually shortening the product’s lifespan.

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Natural Ways to Cool Your Home

With the high cost of energy, trying to keep your house cool during the dog days of summer can be quite costly. These natural ways to help keep your home comfortable are easier on the environment and your wallet.

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Old Tricks To Saving On New Appliances

Big, fancy appliances don’t have to cost you a pretty penny. There are plenty of ways to avoid emptying your wallet for a new washer, refrigerator, etc. You just need to know the tips and tricks to the process. Here are some that can help you save.

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Preventing Common Microwave Mishaps

For many of us, microwaves have aroused curiosity since childhood and been the central piece to countless home experiments gone wrong. But, do you know the basics of what actually can and can’t be microwaved? Test your knowledge below:

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Save Money With a Learning Thermostat

If you aren’t programming your home’s thermostat you could be wasting almost $200 a year. Fix that today with a learning thermostat.

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Smart Ways to Save Money During the Summer

It's belt-tightening time, America. Whether you're motivated by a less than robust economy or environmental concerns, now's the time to make reducing, reusing and recycling your summer priorities. Here are some easy and sensible ways to save.

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Smith’s Smart Home Part I: Installing a WiFi Thermostat

AHS CIO Jamie Smith isn’t afraid to tackle DIY installation projects at home. In Smith’s Smart Home, Jamie will be sharing some of his recent efforts to make his home as smart as possible.

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Steps to Install A Learning Thermostat and Save on Energy

Learn more about one of the newest trending technologies and how it can save you money.

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Thanksgiving Grocery Shopping Strategy 101

If you love Thanksgiving but dread the annual grocery store marathon, you’ll be thankful for these simple tips that can help you save time and money this year:

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