A. O. Smith Recalls 30-Gallon Water Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

It is important that homeowners are aware of every recall that is announced whether it is big or small, as recalled appliances can pose a danger to homeowners. Thusly, while a recent recall of water heaters only affected a small number of units, it is still critical that homeowners be alerted to the possible threat these appliances could pose. Here …

BlueStar and Big Chill Ranges and Wall Ovens Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

On September 11, 2018, Prizer-Painter Stove Works voluntarily recalled BlueStar and Big Chill gas stoves and wall ovens in the United States and Canada due to a burn hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported the recall in conjunction with Health Canada. According to the recall announcement, “Use of the convection oven fan during pre-heating or broiling can cause accumulated gas to …

GE Recalls 200,000 Top-Loading Washers Due to Fire Hazard

While GE is one of the premiere appliance companies in the United States, even the greats are occasionally plagued by recalls. One recent recall involved roughly 200,000 GE Profile top-loading washers that were recalled in 2016 due to the fact that they posed a fire hazard. In fact, while washing machine recalls are infrequent, this was GE’s second recall involving washing machines …

Bosch Continues Dishwasher Recalls Due to Fire Danger

Before something catches on fire, read this to find out if your dishwasher has been recalled. Do you own a Bosch dishwasher that was manufactured between September 2012 and January 2017? Are you now or have you ever had problems with the power cord overheating? Did you know that there is a high probability that your dishwasher has been recalled? …

Appliance Recalls: Viking Range Expands Dishwasher Recall

If you have been following appliance recalls in recent years, you will likely already know that Viking Range, a manufacturer of high-end kitchen appliances, has had several recalls recently including a major recall of their gas ranges in May 2015. What you might have missed is that Viking Range expanded a recall of their dishwashers that was initially announced in …

LG Recalls Portable Air Conditions Due to Fire Risk

With summer upon us, you will likely be turning on your air conditioner once again to keep your home cool. However, if you rely on a portable air conditioner to stay cool during the summer, you should be aware of a recent recall involving portable air conditioners sold by LG Electronics USA, Inc. If you own an LG portable air …

Arcelik Recalls Electric Ranges Due to Shock and Electrocution Hazards

While electric ranges are one of the most common kitchen appliances, manufacturing defects can occasionally cause them to be recalled for consumer safety. Unfortunately, the recent tragic death of a 52-year-old plumber has led Arcelik to recall electric ranges sold under the Blomberg and Summit brands. If you own one of these ranges, here is everything you need to know …

Double Insight Cookers Recalled

In the last three years, two kitchen appliances created and distributed by relative newcomer, Double Insight, have been recalled due to defects. Double Insight was founded in 2009 and made profitable by the popularity of the Instant Pot, a multipurpose cooker with the ability to function as a pressure cooker, rice cooker, and slow cooker, among other uses. Gem 65 8-in-1 Multi-cooker …