Think about how many out-of-the-box methods exist for maximizing efficiency or for fixing your household appliances. You may have even fallen for one of these myths and ended up forking over more money than you ever anticipated. Listen, we don’t blame you. We’re all on the quest to make our household chores less painful. But you can’t believe everything you hear.
“Homeowners are always looking for ways to further improve the performance of their appliances, but what they don’t always know is that sometimes these age-old myths can cause more harm than good and lead to damage which will require professional appliance repairs,” says Ron Shimek, president of Mr. Appliance, a Neighborly company.
Whether you consider yourself gullible or just want to separate fact from fiction, read on for some common myths surrounding everyday appliances, busted by the experts.