Tag: kitchens

Cooking Safety Tips

Cooking Safety Tips

[ 0 ] February 25, 2013 |

Preventing and Putting Out Fires in the Kitchen Your friends at Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center (UAKC) want you to enjoy all your kitchen appliances – safely. By far the most likely cause of a fire in the kitchen is from cooking. Flare ups, grease fires, accidental spills, clothing, and flammable material catching fire are […]

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Kitchen Remodeling Advice – Update Wiring

Kitchen Remodeling Advice – Update Wiring

[ 1 ] September 14, 2012 |

Updating Knob and Tube Wiring If you are doing some kitchen remodeling in a pre-1950's house that has not been previously remodeled, you will most likely have Knob and Tube Wiring. This is an obsolete form of wiring. Though it is not inherently dangerous, it is often considered hazardous, and you should seriously consider replacing […]

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French Door Refrigerators

French Door Refrigerators

[ 0 ] July 27, 2012 |

What is a French Door Refrigerator? There are four basic refrigerator/freezer categories. They are: Top-mount. This unit has the freezer on the top and a refrigerator below the freezer compartment. Doors are hinged to side swing from either the right or left. Bottom-mount. Bottom-mounts or bottom freezer configurations have the refrigerator on the top and […]

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Visit UAKC and get the latest news – really.

Visit UAKC and get the latest news – really.

[ 0 ] April 13, 2012 |

Remember the last time that you visited a real honest-to-goodness newstand? My last time was several years ago -near the Picadilly Circus Underground Station in London. Come to Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center for your appliance needs and treat yourself to a bona fide newstand across the street. The five star rated Laurel Canyon News […]

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Suffering from “appliance duress”?

Suffering from “appliance duress”?

[ 0 ] March 29, 2012 |

I recently heard a pundit comment that most major appliance purchases these days are “duress” purchases. That means that the old clunker quit working and you need to go get a new one NOW. Of course, the old one only quits when you’re trying to scrape together the cash for junior’s tuition, you just found out you owe the IRS thousands […]

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