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Unclutter Your Life: Clearing the Kitchen Counter of Unnecessary Small Appliances (December 23, 2012)

Cooking in a cluttered kitchen can be stressful. Help eliminate that unneeded stress and make your kitchen a functional and comfortable space by eliminating the appliances you don’t need. ...more

Kitchen Update: 7 Steps To Make It Look Like New For Less (October 4, 2012)

The Huffington Post blog talks to our Senoir Repairman, Steve Ash, about how to give your kitchen a makeover for a lot less than you might think. Sometimes all it takes is some simple maintenance, routine cleaning and a little TLC that will make your old appliances look brand new. ...more


4 Noises You Should Never Ignore (September 25, 2012)

When your appliances start making noises, it’s easy to tell yourself that it’s all in your head. But weird noises often mean real problems. The good news? Catch them early enough, and the solutions are mostly easy and cheap to do yourself. If you have to ask yourself “Is that a normal noise?” chances are, it isn’t. ...more

Easy Tips To Extend The Lifespan Of Your Home Appliances (September 24, 2012)

Well-maintained appliances use less energy, require fewer repairs, and last longer. And all of these benefits add up to more savings in your pocket. Our Senior Repairman, Steve Ash, talks to The Huffington Post about what you can do to make sure your major home appliance live as long as possible. ...more

10 DIY Appliance Maintenance Tips To Keep Them Running Like New (September 14, 2012)

There is no need to live in fear of a broken appliance - so long as you're doing your part when it comes to regular maintenance. ...more

Top 10 Cities Most Likely to DIY (March 16, 2012)

A study by has found the cities in America in which people are most likely to tackle their own appliance repair jobs. Santa Fe-Espanola, New Mexico topped the list. ...more

How to Save Big on Major Appliances (March 12, 2012)

Learn what to look for — and what to skip — to get the best value on dishwashers, dryers and more. ...more

Keep your appliances looking and running like new (February 27, 2012)

Home and Living is happy to introduce Steve Ash, a Senior Repairman at who has come to tell us: How to keep your appliances looking, and running, like new. ...more

Betcha Didn't Know: Expert Cleaning Tips for All Appliances (February 2, 2012)

Whether you’re a whiz with a mop, a wood-polishing fanatic, or one of those I-only-clean-when-I-have-guests-coming-over types, these are easy ways to keep heavily-used appliances looking and operating like new. ...more

Broken Appliances: Repair or Replace? (November 30, 2011) brings us a cool, interactive infographic that helps customers evaluate what to do with their Broken Appliances - Repair or Replace? ...more

Shhhhh — Secret Tips for Household Tricks (November 10, 2011)

Mom blogger Breezy Mama goes on a mission to find some secret tricks that making running a household a whole lot easier. ...more

For Those Who Dare to Repair, Fix-It Help Lines Answer the Call (October 19, 2011)

These days, Americans are more inclined to patch up household products like vacuum cleaners, blenders and mowers rather than junking them. ...more

Your Place: Is this mortar repair a do-it-yourself project? (August 18, 2011)

We have a brick and mortar edging on our driveway and steps leading up to the front door. The mortar needs repair. Is this something we can do ourselves, or should we have a professional do it? ...more

Get appliances ready for vacation (August 21, 2011)

Steve Ash, service director for, the do-it-yourself appliance repair website, offers tips for averting disaster while you are away from home. ...more

How a Penny Can Protect You During Your Vacation (August 23, 2011)

I love hearing about cool tricks that don't cost a penny. OK, this one costs a penny. Just one penny. ...more

Apps to Renovate and Decorate (July 18, 2011)

You know apps are everywhere when you can turn to your smartphone to help renovate or decorate your home! These days, there are lots of on-the-go aids to help you make the right decisions for your home project. ...more

How to extend the lifespan of big-ticket appliances (July 8, 2011)

One of the easiest ways to go green, or stay green, is to get the most out of your existing appliances. That means properly maintaining big-ticket items such as refrigerators, washers, dryers and dishwashers. ...more

The Examiner - Know when it's time to repair or replace (July 2, 2011)

We never seem to realize our dependence on our appliances until one of them suddenly stops working. ...more

DoYourPart - Appliances: Repair or Replace? (June 15, 2011)

With any appliance, there comes the day when you ask yourself should I repair it or replace it? Do Your Part and make the best choice for you and the environment. ...more

LoveToKnow - Expert Appliance Tips from PartSelect (June 14, 2011)

Are you interested in finding out how to do simple repairs and maintenance on your home appliances? Steve Ash, Service Director for, speaks to LoveToKnow in this exclusive interview. ...more

The Chicago Tribune - New sites, apps that might be worth consuming (June 3, 2011)

We've rounded up a few interesting and promising money-saving websites that have come out in recent months. If you're a smart consumer who likes trying new sites and apps, these seem worth a shot. ...more

The Consumerist - Quick, Easy DIY Home Maintenance Tips (April 23, 2011)

By expending a little effort to keep your stuff in good condition, you can save yourself the pain of costly repairs or replacements. PartSelect offers several easy ways to keep things well-maintained. ...more

Appliance fixes can be simple (April 16, 2011)

Appliances acting up? Here are some simple fixes from appliance-and electronic-parts retailer ...more

Woman's World - Make Your Appliances Last Forever (April 4, 2011)

See page 34 of the April 4th, 2011 print edition of Woman's World magazine for the article "Make Your Appliances Last Forever" by Alison Bell. You'll find some great tips from Steve on maintaining your appliances. ...more

MainStreet - 10 Tips to Make Your Appliances Last (March 18, 2011)

Be Your Own Handyman
Our houses are filled with appliances, most of which we take for granted… until they break. That’s a problem, and not just because replacing or fixing appliances can get expensive. Regular maintenance of your appliances can also increase their efficiency, allowing you to realize immediate savings on utility costs. ...more

Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine - 10 Appliance Maintenance Tasks You Can Do in Under 10 Minutes (March 17, 2011)

Early spring is the perfect time to perform some simple, routine maintenance on your household appliances. Repair the wear-and-tear incurred during the winter months to ensure peak performance for the coming season. ...more