Category Archives: Pro Tips

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget About Dryer Lint Cleaning

dryer lint cleaning

dryer lint cleaningWe are all sure happy that the winter is over and are looking for warmer and brighter days. Now even the routine spring cleaning will feel good. You definitely will not forget to take care of the windows, closets, hard to reach places under the furniture… But it rarely comes to mind that your dryer lint build up needs special attention and will need professional cleaning.

Although invisible as it is deep inside your dryer, especially after drying your winter clothes that mostly have higher pile and leave more lint in your dryer, it is really dangerous – a little electric spark or overheating, may set your laundry room on fire in seconds. In fact, thousands of fires resulting from lint buildup in dryers are reported across Ontario annually.

professional lint cleaning special discountIf you happen to look at dryer lint trap, which you, hopefully, clean after every cycle of drying you will get the idea of how bad the buildup is only over a few years inside your dryer, where it is not accessible for routine cleaning. Moreover, the lint accumulation clings to the motor and electric wiring inside. Not to mention small parts, coins and little toys that fall out of the pockets and get trapped there risking to get stuck and damage the moving parts of the dryer. It is an accident waiting to happen.

To clean it properly the front dryer panel has to be completely removed and lint cleaned out with specialized bushes and vacuum cleaner.It is a job for professional. Once the dryer is disassembled and cleaned, our trained technician will be able to look at it and see if there is any minor tuning needed as well.

Call I-Fix Appliances  or book an appointment for your Dryer Spring Cleaning and have it done by a certified technician! We will disassemble it right on the spot and have it cleaned and back in working condition in no time! Ask for our Spring Special offer!  



Why My Refrigerator is Leaking?

Refrigerator Repair

If you have started noticing water on the floor around the fridge on the regular basis, it is time to pay a little more attention to it. Although it might look like minor inconvenience, if you take care of the problem promptly might save you time and money in the long run. Also, as for any electrical appliance proximity of wiring or electrical parts is very dangerous and may cause short circuit, causing permanent damage to wiring, or even worse, cause fire.

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Household Appliances Rating: What Brands have Longest Life-Span?

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Choosing the right appliance for your household may be stressful. While there is abundance information on the individual brand performance over the years and their most common service issues – personal experience may vary from customer to customer. Once you read the online reviews for specific brand you can easily see that the number of stars for the same model and make can range from one to five. And here a series of important factors come into play – from problems caused by wrong installation, its ergonomic features and energy consumption to defects in particular unit that become a repair issue.

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To fix or replace your malfunctioning appliance?

In our busy time it is very important when everything in your house is running smoothly, and you can easily go about your chores complaining only about folding your laundry or coming up with yet another culinary masterpiece that all of your family will love. But what if your appliances suddenly stop working, or lose some of their important functions? Whether the fridge not cooling properly, the dishwasher not draining, the dryer not completing the cycle – it can wreck enough of havoc in your daily routines.   Continue reading

i-Fix Appliances: Tips for Cleaning Appliances

Get a brand-new sparkle with these easy appliance cleaning tips.

Your kitchen appliances with look and preform even better when you show them some love. Each appliance is different and requires a certain procedure to help them do their best job. Fear not! Keeping up monthly with these quick-and-easy tips will have your kitchen looking great, and doing even better. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons Of A Portable Washer In An Apartment

Living in an apartment building has its benefits. Primarily, it’s the cost. Renting a condo unit of equivalent size in a similar area is usually more expensive.

At the same time, it has its inconveniences you have to live with. Aside from the lack of concierge service and other perks, apartment buildings rarely have washer/dryers in the units.

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7 Tips for Kitchen Appliance Maintenance

Stove and Oven Repair

Here’s how to ensure your kitchen appliances always run smoothly.

We can do a lot to extend the life of our home kitchen appliances. We’ve comprised this list tips to help you get the most out of your appliances lifespan, and your money’s worth!

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How To Choose Appliances

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Whether you are renovating your entire kitchen space, or you are just deciding on a new stove, there is a lot to consider when choosing appliances to get your money’s worth.

Did you know that kitchen appliances are the second most costly component of a kitchen renovation? They are the investments that make up your entire cooking space, so it is best to do your homework first. Don’t worry, though! It is all broken down here in this checklist. Continue reading

Common Appliances Problems

Refrigerator Repair

Here are some common appliances problems and their telltale signs.

Whether the stove light wont turn on or your washing machine is leaking water, it is often easy to tell when your appliances are experiencing issues. However, others are not as easily determined. Consult the following list to understand common appliances problems and how they can be fixed. Continue reading