Totem Appliance Service Blog - Vancouver, Calgary, Fraser Valley

By Laura on 10/26/2014 4:43 PM
Major appliances have all been around for a while and some things have changed fairly significantly. Efficiency is usually the biggest improvement but functionality has made leaps and bounds as well. Here are a few things that you should consider upgrading thanks to drastic changes over the years in technology:

By Laura on 10/20/2014 6:14 AM

Gas burners on a stove or grill are a designed for a perfect ratio of gas to air to get a perfect blue flame. If you’re not getting a consistent burn across the burner or if you’re getting yellow flames then something isn’t right. Yellow flames indicate that the burner isn’t getting enough air. If that’s the case, then the gas isn’t burning off correctly and could be a potential hazard. Make the safe choice and give us a call to get your stove burning correctly and efficiently flame gas stove

By Laura on 10/13/2014 7:42 AM

The power of the microwave ovens was developed due to an accidental discovery! Dr. Percy Spencer was a radar tube expert and discovered one day that his candy bar had melted in his pocket while working on magnetrons. He realized the potential and later experimented by repeating the process and then honing the process. His first deliberate food cooking was on corn kernels.

The first microwave ovens were gigantic and extremely expensive but by the 60's models had been developed that fit on counter-tops and were still nowhere near as cheap as today's models but were at least within reach for people that really wanted the luxury.

By Laura on 10/6/2014 7:22 AM

Ever wish cleaning a stain was as easy as reading a list of directions? Now it is! This chart and list of directions provides step by step directions to getting just about any stain you can imagine out of your clothes. Save this link for any future spills or mishaps and you’ll be thankful later:

Metro Vancouver
Vancouver and Lower Fraser Valley
#110 17 Fawcett Rd., Coquitlam, B.C.
Phone: 1-866-933-1333
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Greater Calgary
Calgary, Airdrie, Strathmore,
High River, Bragg Creek, Cochrane
Unit 2160 – 3961 52nd Ave NE, Calgary,
AB T3J 0K7
Phone: 1-877-700-5414
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Upper Fraser Valley
Mission, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Rosedale, Harrison
Phone: 1-888-909-5160
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