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2011 June - Home Appliance Info & News

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Entries for June, 2011

Recommended: Your dishwasher may be growing gross fungi

Recommended: Your dishwasher may be growing gross fungi News from msnbc.com: featurepics.com Wash your dishes with fungi! By Cari Nierenberg You probably consider your dishwasher a time-saving appliance that makes life easier by doing a dreaded household chore. But many of the same qualities that make the dishwasher an indispensable cleaning machine — the moisture, [...]

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Dispute over refrigerator instillation has woman outraged

Dispute over refrigerator instillation has woman outraged News from KMOV.com: BALLWIN, Mo. (KMOV) – A customer service nightmare effected one News 4 viewer after a careless Sears appliance installation led to a water leak in her home that nobody will take the blame for.  Cheryl Colatruglio originally bought the refrigerator that led to a water [...]

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Canadian Tire pushes into big appliance market

Canadian Tire pushes into big appliance market News from Reuters: Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:45pm EDT (Refiles to fix typo in first paragraph) * Sees lucrative market opportunity in home appliances * Begins selling refrigerators, washers, dryers By S. John Tilak TORONTO, June 28 (Reuters) – Canadian Tire Corp (CTC.TO) (CTCa.TO) is pushing into the [...]

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F&P Appliance leads NZX gainers, Argosy falls

F&P Appliance leads NZX gainers, Argosy falls News from Stuff.co.nz:JASON KRUPP New Zealand stocks rose, as investor appetite for higher yielding or riskier assets rose amid hopes that Greece would vote in a new package of austerity measures needed to stave off a default. Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings led gainers, while Argosy Property Trust [...]

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Viking Range to Pay $450000 Over Door Cover-Up, CPSC Says

Viking Range to Pay $ 450000 Over Door Cover-Up, CPSC Says News from Bloomberg: Viking Range Corp., a closely held kitchen-equipment maker, will pay $ 450,000 to settle allegations it failed to notify the government of a refrigerator safety defect, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. It’s the largest penalty issued by the agency [...]

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NRDC study: Cable boxes zapping household energy

NRDC study: Cable boxes zapping household energy News from WXIA-TV: DECATUR, GA – For many of us, our cable box is a must-have appliance, almost like a refrigerator. But did you know the two are using almost the same amount of energy? According to a new study from the Natural Resources Defense Council, the nation’s DVRs [...]

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Smeg plays it cool with new stainless steel fridges

Smeg plays it cool with new stainless steel fridges News from Current.com.au: By Claire Reilly SYDNEY, NSW: Italian appliance manufacturer Smeg has announced the release of a new range of side-by-side stainless steel refrigerators, designed to complement its Classic and Linear kitchen appliance collections. The range includes three side-by-side fridges – the SR600X, the SR610X [...]

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Have you recently bought an oven, dishwasher or large appliance?

Have you recently bought an oven, dishwasher or large appliance? News from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: June 23, 2011 | Have you recently purchased a large appliance such as an oven, dishwasher, or water heater? Do you still have the receipt? If so, Public Investigator would like to interview you for a story on appliance sales. [...]

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Have you recently bought an oven, dishwasher or large appliance?

Have you recently bought an oven, dishwasher or large appliance? News from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: June 23, 2011 | Have you recently purchased a large appliance such as an oven, dishwasher, or water heater? Do you still have the receipt? If so, Public Investigator would like to interview you for a story on appliance sales. [...]

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Whirlpool subsidiary to settle Banco Safra suit

Whirlpool subsidiary to settle Banco Safra suit News from BusinessWeek: BENTON HARBOR, Mich. Home appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. said Wednesday that its Brazilian subsidiary will pay $ 603 million to Brazilian bank Banco Safra S.A. to settle a legal dispute in Brazil that has spanned two decades. Whirlpool will log a $ 439 million charge [...]

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