LG Home Appliances: Year-Round Tips on Maintenance for Peak Performance


Your LG home appliances are indispensable companions in your daily life, and to ensure they continue to operate efficiently, a proactive approach to maintenance is key. In this blog post, we’ll explore year-round tips for maintaining your LG home appliances, helping you get the most out of these valuable appliances.

Clean refrigerator coils regularly

Dust and debris can accumulate on the refrigerator coils, reducing their efficiency.Since refrigerators are major (not to mention, expensive) appliances, it’s best to avail yourself of professional service for its maintenance and coil cleaning. Fortunately, LG servicing your refrigerator and other appliances will ensure that your items are under expert care.

Inspect and clean dryer vent and lint trap

Lint buildup in the dryer vent can lead to reduced efficiency and pose a fire hazard. By regularly cleaning the lint trap after each use and periodically checking and cleaning the dryer vent, your dryer will be functional for years to come.

Run self-cleaning cycles for ovens and dishwashers

Self-cleaning cycles help remove built-up grime, grease, and food residue. To do this, follow the appliance’s manual for instructions on running self-cleaning cycles. Ensure the oven is empty before starting the self-cleaning process.

Regularly inspect and clean oven range burners

Buildup on burners can affect cooking efficiency and pose fire risks. To avoid this, remove burners and clean them thoroughly. Check for any blockages in the burner ports.

Clean and deodorize garbage disposal

A dirty garbage disposal can result in unpleasant odours and decreased sanitation. If your garbage disposal is smelly, run a mixture of ice cubes and citrus peels through the disposal to clean and deodorize. Follow up with cold water to flush out debris.

Check and adjust refrigerator temperature settings

Incorrect temperature settings can impact food freshness and energy efficiency.Use a refrigerator thermometer to ensure the temperature is within the recommended range. Adjust settings as needed.

Run cleaning cycles for washing machines

Cleaning cycles help remove detergent residue, mould, and mildew. This is a common issue and if you notice that your clothes are coming out with an unpleasant odour, run a cleaning cycle with a washing machine cleaner appropriate for LG washing machines. Wipe down the door and rubber gasket afterward.

Inspect and clean air conditioner filters

Dirty filters reduce the efficiency of air conditioners and impact indoor air quality, not to mention it poses health risks. Have your air conditioner filters regularly checked and replaced if needed by professionals. If you or your family member is constantly getting sick due to allergies, have your filters checked.

Monitor appliance software updates

Software updates for smart appliances can improve performance and security.Regularly check and install software updates for smart appliances. Follow LG’s instructions for updating the appliance’s software.


By incorporating these year-round maintenance tips into your routine, you can prolong the life of your LG home appliances, enhance their efficiency, and contribute to a safer and more comfortable home environment. Remember to refer to the appliance manuals for specific maintenance guidelines and reach out to professional technicians when needed.

Thomas McCue
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