Category Archives: Appliance Repair

Which Type of Detergent Should I Use For My Dishwasher?

As a certified dishwasher servicing company in Chicago, Platinum Cares is used to hearing this question from time to time, especially considering how convenient dishwashers are. That being said, it might be frustrating to open up your unit after a load and finding out that there are stains on your plates because your unit didn’t do its job properly. Sometimes, such an issue only stems from the type of soap you are using, as there are different options when it comes to dishwasher detergent.   Tablets   Tablets are hands-down the best option available when it comes to choosing the… Read More

Appliances You Must Own If You’re Always Busy

In 2017, people are busier than ever, focusing on their careers while trying to balance family time and leisure time, which probably means you don’t have hours to dedicate to chores every week. In today’s article, our appliance servicing company in Franklin Park, Illinois, will give you a couple of useful appliance you should consider investing in if you’re always running out of time.   Speed ovens   As its name states, a speed oven is an oven that does its thing faster than a regular oven. Twice as fast, actually. Concretely, you can roast a chicken in about half… Read More

Tips to Optimize the Performance of your Washer and Dryer

While this dynamic duo is best at keeping your clothes fresh, clean, and smelling wonderful, they tend to get dirty themselves if they are not cleaned from time to time. However, there are “hacks” you can perform on your appliances to keep them clean as well as preserving your clothes in the best state possible, which are given to you today by our appliance repair company in Chicago. Be sure to get in touch with Platinum Cares should you have any question.   Make your own laundry detergent   Most products that are available out there are full of irritant… Read More

What To Do If Your Fridge Suddenly Stops Cooling Properly?

As a proud certified refrigerator servicer in Chicago and Franklin Park, we come across different appliance issues every day. However, some issues are more recurrent than others, such as a refrigerator that is not cooling as it should. To address this, we’ve prepared a short list that outlines common reasons that can explain why your refrigerator is not doing its job properly. Make sure you get in touch with us if you have any question.   Start capacitor The main purpose of this part is to jolt up the unit when the refrigerator starts cooling. Obviously, if it fails, your… Read More

What’s The Right Way to Clean a Ceramic Stove?

Having a ceramic stove is more convenient than having a standard stove with elevated, spiraled elements, because you don’t have to worry about debris getting under your element and catching fire. Moreover, they usually add a nice look to pretty much any kitchen… except when they get really dirty. While cleaning your ceramic stovetop is essential, making sure you’re doing the job properly is even more important. To help you do so, our appliance servicing company in Chadds Ford has outlined a couple of essentials you need to know about cleaning your ceramic stovetop.   Use a standard cleaning solution… Read More

How Long Can Food Be Kept in the Fridge?

A refrigerator is one of the most useful appliances in the house, and if it breaks down in the middle of the night, we’re in for a nasty surprise when we wake up the morning after, as food tends to go bad quickly when it is not refrigerated, but what about if it is? How long can you safely store different foods in your fridge? Our Franklin Park and Chicago appliance repair company answers this question in today’s article.   First, you need to understand that when it comes to storage, not all food is created equal. Aside from the… Read More

Hot Water Problems: How to Check Out Your Heater

There’s nothing more frustrating than waking up late, jumping in the shower to notice that there is absolutely no hot water. Before you blame your relatives, you should check to see if the problem isn’t actually stemming from your water tank. To help you avoid a fight, our appliance repair company in Franklin Park has outlined a couple of issues on your tank and how to fix them. Be sure to get in touch with Platinum Cares if you have any question.   No Hot Water Unless you’re experiencing a power outage or have accidently tripped the breaker, there’s probably… Read More

Are HE Washers worth it?

High Efficiency washing machines have gained a lot of popularity over the last few years, notably because they are very friendly to the environment. However, do they work as well as traditional washing machines? Today’s article will try to answer that question by providing a short list of advantages and disadvantages of HE washing machines. Be sure to get in touch with our appliance service company in Chicago, Illinois if you have any question.   Before we get started, you need to know that there are mostly two types of washing machine out there: front-load and top-load.   Advantages Water… Read More

Home Appliance Cleaning Tips

Even though we’re still in January, it’s time to start thinking about the yearly spring cleanup. Why not get a head start by checking out your major home appliances and making sure that they are working properly? To help you get started, Platinum Cares has put together a short list of things to check out when you’re cleaning up around the house. Be sure to get in touch with our appliance repair company in Chicago if you have any question.   First, did you know that your washing machine is actually equipped with a filter? Much like the lint trap… Read More

Why Your Refrigerator Is Leaking and What to Do About It

If there was only a single cause behind refrigerator leaks, we wouldn’t have to write this article. Unfortunately, as a refrigerator repair company in Franklin Park, Illinois, we come across a lot of different causes behind refrigerator leaks, and it is a common problem for home appliance owners. Today’s article will give you a couple of parts to look into if you recently noticed that your refrigerator is leaking. Be sure to give us a call if you have any question.   — Drain pan: This part is located directly under your refrigerator and collects small amount of water that… Read More

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