How to Get a Foul Smell Out of a Refrigerator

Smelly refrigerators are the worst. They’re not only a pain, but they’re also dangerous. Typically, odors in our refrigerators tell us some of our food is spoiled. Sometimes these smells can even seep into our fresh vegetables and contaminate them.

In this post, we’ll show you how to get foul smells out of your refrigerator.

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Standard Washer and Dryer Measurements

Front loading machines can be stacked for optimum space-saving capabilities and style. Photo from decorati.com

When purchasing a new washer or dryer for your home, it’s crucial to measure your space (similar to buying a new piece of furniture). Getting the right measurements will save you a ton of time in returns, phone calls and overall general headaches.

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Remodeling Your Kitchen on a Budget

So your New Year’s resolution is to finally update that kitchen, but you don’t have stockpiles of cash to do it all at once. Two things to remember:

  • You don’t have to do it all at once. Start with the smaller changes while you save for the big ones.
  • Plan ahead. Have at least an idea of measurements and color scheme of your new kitchen before forging ahead—this will save you many headaches.

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Holiday Food Drive Begins!

Steve and Anthony, sales associates from our East Evans Ave. location, show off the loot they've collected for the 2012 Christmas in July Food Drive before shipping it off to Metro CareRing in Denver.

Appliance Factory Outlet & Mattresses is kicking of its annual Holiday Food Drive. From now until Christmas, shoppers will receive a $10 discount on the spot when they bring in four or more nonperishable food items to any of our 12 locations. Donations benefit Metro CareRing, a hunger relief nonprofit in Denver.

In addition to providing nutritious food and other items for stabilizing individuals and families in need, Metro CareRing also promotes self-sufficiency by providing utilities assistance and transportation, and identification documentation. Utilizing over 160 ongoing volunteers and a small paid staff, Metro CareRing provides 152,473 services each year. For more information, give Metro CareRing a “Like” on Facebook.

Local Retail Businesses Forced to Open Thanksgiving Day to Compete With Big-Box Stores

DENVER— Big-box stores pushing Black Friday hours to Thanksgiving are forcing local businesses to sacrifice tradition to keep pace for the holiday shopping season.

Appliance Factory Outlet & Mattresses will for the first time open Thanksgiving Day at 8:30 p.m. – midnight. The stores will reopen the morning of Black Friday at 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Closing on Thanksgiving Day the previous year hurt sales tremendously, said CEO Chuck Ewing.

“Our tradition was to stay closed on Thanksgiving so our employees could enjoy time with their families, but market trends led by giant national chains have changed that,”Ewingsaid. “We’re reluctant to open on a holiday, but it’s what we have to do to stay competitive.”

Appliance Factory Outlet’s Black Friday deals include:

  • Maytag Centennial High Efficiency Washer and Dryer, $389 each
  • Serta Complete Plush Bed Set (mattress, sheets, box spring and bed frame) only $299
  • LG Stainless Steel French door refrigerator $1199 plus FREE Android tablet
  • LG Stainless Steel Front Load Laundry Pair $1299 plus FREE Android tablet
  • LG side-by-side refrigerators in assorted colors $699
  • Stainless Steel dishwasher only $249

How to Prepare Your Kitchen for the Perfect Thanksgiving Meal

You too can have a deliriously happy Thanksgiving with by preparing your kitchen appliances.

It’s the last thing on everyone’s mind, but the worst thing that could happen on Thanksgiving: your appliances malfunctioning. If your home is the stage for your holiday meal, your appliances are your stage crew. Keep them happy, and the show will go on.

While your recipe selection is crucial to the perfect Thanksgiving meal, those dishes can’t happen without a reliable, functioning kitchen. Avoid “pizza night” by taking a few cues from our appliance experts: Continue reading