Dishwasher Recall

Name of Product: Maytag Dishwashers Units: About 1.7 million in the United States Manufacturer: Maytag Corp. of Newton, Iowa or Maytag Corp. of Benton Harbor, Mich. Hazard: An electrical failure in the dishwasher’s heating element can pose a serious fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Maytag has received 12 reports of dishwasher heating element failures that resulted in…

Kitchen Island Tips

I have to tell you, one of my biggest pet peeves when we go into a kitchen for a remodel or even to visit a friend or to look at new homes is the layout of the island!  I can’t tell you how many times a builder has put an island in a kitchen that…

Protect your plants from the upcoming freeze!

    They say in Texas if you don’t like the weather now, wait a bit and it will inevitably change. Today is January 7, 2010 and the high today is 67 degrees. The low tonight will be 37 degrees. By next Tuesday January 11th the high is supposed to be 37 degrees and the…