Appliances are a major expense for a homeowner, both when it comes to replacing them and running them. Due to this, making sure that your appliances are in good working order and operating efficiently is in your best interest. Most appliances require proper ventilation to operate well. Without good airflow some appliances will overheat while others work harder and shorten their lifespan.
Many appliances also have vents that are filtered. These filters should be either cleaned or replaced regularly.
The wiring to your appliances should be regularly inspected for fraying and loose connections. If you notice any of these things, you should discontinue using the appliance immediately until a qualified professional can take a look at it.
If an appliance is on an uneven surface, this could also affect its functionality. Many times you will find that the individual legs on an appliance can be adjusted to level it. It could also be necessary to move the appliance to a more level surface if minor adjustments aren’t enough to remedy the situation.