Appliance Care Articles & Tips

How long can food items stay fresh in your refrigerator? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of food shelf life, food storage guidelines and how long leftovers can last. You work hard to bring home the bacon — now make sure you cook it before it... Read more .

Are you looking for surprising life hacks — that actually work — to use in your home? Watch our videos where we test the top home hacks and share tips to simplify tasks in your kitchen, laundry room and other rooms in your home. Can you really... Read more .

Turns out food in your freezer doesn’t actually last forever. View our infographic for the shelf life of common freezer foods — plus tips to keep meat, fruit, vegetables and desserts fresher longer. If you’re like a lot of people, your freezer... Read more .

Are you misusing your washer? Read the top five reasons for washing machine problems, and view our interactive photo for tips to correct the common issues of washer abuse, from overloading to using the wrong detergent. Ever notice mysterious... Read more .

Do you overstuff your fridge? Don’t know what the crisper drawer is for? Discover the biggest mistakes made when storing food in the refrigerator. Take our quiz to find out if you’re a food storage saint or sinner. Admit it. You’ve put meat with... Read more .

Is your dishwasher not getting water? Watch our video that covers common dishwasher problems and simple troubleshooting tips to get it working again. Your dishwasher can’t do its job without water. If your dishwasher isn’t filling with water,... Read more .

When is a washing machine overloaded? Can you put that extra sweatshirt in with that large load? Find out how much to load a washer and whether you have an overloaded washer. Washing machines aren’t created equal. Both top- and front-loaders can... Read more .

Do you use high-efficiency laundry detergent for front-load and top-load washers? Watch this video for tips on high-efficiency washers and detergent. Many people have no idea that high-efficiency washers need high-efficiency (HE) detergent. This... Read more .

Has your house been affected by a tornado? Follow this checklist for inspecting damage to the exterior of your home and conducting safety checks for major appliances and gas leaks. You’ve been through a tornado. Your family is safe, and your... Read more .

Want to save money on your water bill? Discover the top ways to reduce water usage for home appliances like your washing machine, dishwasher and more! Between the shower, washing machine, faucets, toilet and dishwasher, the average American... Read more .