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Expert Advice

  • Clothes Washer Odor, Mold, Mildew Because all clothes washing machines have the potential to have some amount of odor, mold and mildew after a period of use, AHAM offers tips to help consumers perform simple routine maintenance.  more...
  • Avoid Appliance Repair Bill Shock Always ask for a cost estimate when you call for service on a major home appliance to avoid unpleasant surprises and make sure the service is really needed. Service agencies are independent and their charges vary, so ask what charges you'll be expected to pay.    more...
  • Always Get a Receipt Asking for a receipt at the time of all service calls and major home appliance repairs helps consumers document recurring problems and increases the likelihood of receiving help if problems continue after the warranty expires.  more...
  • Prevent And Record Food Loss Consumers seeking reimbursement for food loss caused by refrigerator or freezer problems must have accurate records and demonstrate having taken steps to prevent the spoilage. Click above to learn how this can help you.  more...
  • Warranties Compare Before You Buy Consumers automatically consider price, features and size when purchasing a major appliance, but warranties should not be overlooked when searching for the best appliance value. Click on the title to learn more.  more...
  • Prevent Rust On Your Appliance Finishes Appliance rusting can be most commonly found where there is a moist climate and salty air -- such as in the southeastern region of the United States, near the eastern and western coastlines, and around the Gulf of Mexico. Click above to learn more.  more...