Water Supply Meets Timer

How many times have you accidentally left your sink running? Or even dripping? You’re rushing to get ready, you have misplaced and can’t find the car keys, your dishes are all dirty because your dishwasher isn’t working properly (in which case you should have called Allen & Sons! hint hint) and you rush yourself out … Read more

Vintage Ad For Appliances We Love

Check out these excerpts from an 1940’s owner’s manual for a General Electric Refrigerator. First off, we love that it’s vintage because lots of appliances that we repair have a history. Secondly, we love that it hints how to organize your refrigerator in a way that fits everything you possibly need, from frozen foods, to … Read more

Organizational Tips for Your Fridge

Mark this one down as some refrigerator advice that is the farthest thing from repairing a broken appliance. This post is on organization and keeping your refrigerator neat and organized. I have found that keeping a clean and organized refrigerator helps with overcrowding the space and ultimately eating the food that I purchased before the … Read more

A Letter from Our Customer

Dear Allen & Sons: Please accept and share this letter of appreciation for the service provided by VJ (License # 46153). He first came to our home to repair a Maytag washing machine at least 20 years old – and heavily used. I love this washing machine: it is reliable, simple, effective. Fixing it required … Read more

Garden Kitchens

              Here ia a fresh idea for the environmental conscious and all the garden loving people out there, a composting kitchen ecosystem. First reported by FastCompany (here) two young German designers created an ecosystem for converting veggie scraps into rich soil – which is then used to grow the … Read more

Rainy Day Turned Remodeling Day

Here at Allen & Sons we’re constantly seeing new homes and new appliances. It’s always cool when we see something totally different, like this woman’s dishwasher. She had originally been inspired to produce a vintage look by Chris at Just Beachy. She took it upon herself to start this remodeling projects after being couped up … Read more

Refrigerator Frames

Because pictures are worth 1000  words, I believe pictures should decorate a well loved home. They bring back good memories and tell stories about our lives. I’m sure most of you probably have some sort of picture either taped onto your fridge or held up by a magnet. We see all kinds of wonderfully decorated refrigerators … Read more