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Tip 2: Dirty Dryers Start Fires, How to Clean Your Dryer

Buy dryer vent cleaning kits at our retail parts counter at 72nd & Dodge in Omaha. Or call the professionals at Nebraska Home Appliance at 402-216-0151 to handle it.


An Appliance Maintenance Checklist to Add to Your New Year’s Resolutions

We often focus on taking better care of ourselves with our New Year’s resolutions (for good reason), but sometimes taking care of the things around us makes it easier to take care of ourselves. In that spirit, here’s a new resolution to consider adding to your current list: Take better care of my home. Having… Read more »


In or Out of the Fridge? A handy guide to food storage. [INFOGRAPHIC]

By and large, people are unreasonably terrified of food spoilage and refrigerate too many foodstuffs for too long. Which is why most of us could benefit from learning what can and should be moved to your pantry. Truth is, a lot of food, if consumed near the date it was purchased or with a long shelf… Read more »


Squeeze more life out of your refrigerator with a regular condenser clean

You’ve likely heard at some point—either from the salesman who sold you your refrigerator, a repair tech, or just a know-it-all relative: “Don’t forget to clean your refrigerator condenser, or your refrigerator will break down.” Is this fact or overblown fiction? Fact. They weren’t steering you wrong, you do need to clean your condenser regularly… Read more »


Ever wonder what the best laundry detergent is for your washer?

How many different laundry detergents are out there? Your guess is as good as ours. 1,000? 10,000?!? Each seemingly more different than the last… What is clear is that choosing the best laundry detergent for your needs is a pain. Never fear! Nebraska Home Appliance is here to save the day! (Or at least save… Read more »


We Made a Washing Machine Explode [video] (or Why You Shouldn’t Overload Your Washing Machine)

I’m not interested in explanations. I just want to see video of a washer exploding. We’ve all heard it before: “Don’t overload your washing machine!” It’s easy to dismiss this advice as a wives’ tale. After all, these are big, powerful machines that run reliably year after year. So it’s perfectly understandable if you’ve ever… Read more »


6 Easy Upgrades to Turn Your Old Fridge into a Smart Refrigerator

The first generation of smart fridges is starting to pop up around Omaha, and our own Todd Daganaar, president of Nebraska Home Appliance, was recently interviewed by Angie’s List to get the perspective of a seasoned service professional. Todd’s final take on smart appliances: At this point, only buy smart appliances if you have disposable… Read more »


Tips for keeping your home appliances trouble-free (and saving on repair bills)

Maybe you’ve had this experience with a car you’ve owned in the past: it runs like a top for years and years, and suddenly this part fails and that one needs replacement, almost as if they were programmed to start giving trouble after a number of years. Our customers often ask us if this is… Read more »


Tip 1: How to clean your washing machine for fresh-smelling clothes.

Buy Washer Magic at our retail parts counter at 72nd & Dodge in Omaha. Trust us, you’ll love the improvement in your washing machine performance following the first clean. For other washing machine troubleshooting tips, click here. Or call the professionals at Nebraska Home Appliance at 402-216-0151.


How to make your dishwasher clean well

One of the most common questions our customers ask us is, “What can I do to make my dishwasher clean the dishes better?”  It’s a long answer, because there are many things that can influence the wash performance of your dishwasher. Here we will walk through several of the things that are within the control… Read more »


6 Ways You Are Ruining Your Appliances

6 Ways You Are Ruining Your Appliances You probably love your appliances, and you want them to last a long time. The way you’re treating them doesn’t always reflect that. If you want your appliances to live a long and happy life, you should stop doing these things: Not cleaning your lint filter in your… Read more »


The importance of dryer vent cleaning and why you can’t hook up 3″ venting to a dryer

One of the most common problems we encounter on dryers is a complaint of no heat or poor heat. Both can be caused by issues with the dryer vent, as well as issues within the dryer. The dryer vent connects to the back of the dryer, and runs all the way to the outside of… Read more »