Your appliances are a vital part of the functionality and general feel of your home. Here’s how to keep them in good shape for as long as possible.

Today I have a few tips you can use to keep your home appliances in great working order. Extending their lifespan as much as possible will save you time and hassle later on down the road. Be sure to keep them clean—scrub your oven and range and don’t let food build up around your burners. Defrost your freezer at least once per year or any time you have more than a half-inch of frost built up. To keep your HVAC and refrigerator unit in good shape, replace their filters regularly. To find out other tips about how to keep your appliances in top shape, watch my latest video.