Listen Here!
September 25, 2016
Local Show archive

Listen Here!
September 24, 2016
Handyman Show archive

Get help from the Handyman:  

Glenn's mailing
it in every week!

Enter your email address below to subscribe to Glenn's weekly e-newsletter. It's free!





Generators

Family Heating, Cooling & Electrical

Reliable protection from power outages. Whole house, fully automatic, standby, natural gas powered generators with user friendly digital controls. Emergency power finally affordable for the average home. We provide COMPLIMENTARY PROPOSALS and 0% interest up to 4 years with approved credit.

Website for more info


Basement Problems

SAS Services

Basement Waterproofing. In business over 25 years. Patented process, low price guarantee. Inside outside structural repair.

Website for more info


Heating & Cooling Contractors

Hartford & Ratliff

Michigan's premier residential, commercial and industrial "original hot water specialists". Servicing hot water heaters, pool heaters, boilers, and now plumbing, furnaces and air conditioners. Huge parts department for most makes and models of heating equipment.

Website for more info


Subscribe to the FREE Handyman Helper e-newsletter

Register with your e-mail address here to get America's Master Handyman® Helper, our new weekly newsletter by email with information and special offers from the Handyman Show.

Product recall alerts from Glenn Haege

Some warnings you should be aware of


GE Appliances Recalls Top-Loading Clothes Washers Due to Fire Hazard

-- 09/16/2016

Get more details

Units About 222,000 (in addition, about 450 were sold in Canada) Description The recall involves three models of GE Profile high-efficiency top-loading clothes washers. The washers come in gold, gray and white and measure about four cubic feet. “GE Profile” is printed on the front of the washers. The model number is located on the rear cover of the washer’s backsplash, above the water valve connections. Recalled washers have the following model and serial number ranges:



All Power Portable Generators Recalled by J.D. North America Due to Explosion, Fire and Burn Hazards

-- 08/26/2016

Get more details

Units About 12,000 (in addition, 300 were sold in Mexico) Description This recall involves All Power portable gasoline generators with model numbers APGG6000 and APGG7500. The black and red generators have a black fuel tank on top of the units. Model APGG6000 generators are rated at 6,000 watts and have UPC code 8 4676600055 3 and serial number JD29014S18035 through JD29014U020742. Model APGG7500 generators are rated at 7,500 watts and have UPC code 8 4676600056 0 and serial number JD42014S16027 through JD42014T210606. The model number is located on both sides of the unit. The UPC code and serial number can be found on a silver plate on the upper right hand-side of the back side panel. Incidents/Injuries The firm has received 21 reports of fuel leakage. No injuries or property damage have been reported. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled generators and contact J.D. North America to schedule a free replacement fuel tank, including installation. Sold at Big Sandy Superstores, Family Farm & Home, Inc., Home Owners Bargain Outlet, Mills Fleet Farm Corp., Nexcom West Coast and other stores nationwide and online at Bluestem.com, BrandsmartUSA.com, HomeDepot.com, hoboonline.com, jbtoolsales.com and other online retailers from March 2014 through May 2016 for between $510 and $725. Importer(s) J.D. North America Corp., of Charlotte, N.C. Distributor(s) J.D. North America Corp., of Charlotte, N.C. Manufactured in China



Whirlpool Recalls Microwaves Due to Fire Hazard

-- 08/26/2016

Get more details

Units About 15,200 Description This recall involves Whirlpool brand microwave hood combinations. The microwave ovens were sold in stainless steel, black and white. Model numbers and serial numbers are located on the inside of the unit, above the oven cavity on the left hand side. The following model and serial numbers are included in the recall:



Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due to Burn Hazard; Includes T8 Lamps Provided as Replacements in Previous Recall

-- 08/26/2016

Get more details

Units About 104,000 in the U.S. (in addition, 8,500 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves Cree LED T8 Replacement Lamps, including lamps that were provided as free replacements for a previous recall in June 2015 and new lamps sold since the recall. These lamps are used indoors to replace traditional two-pin T8 fluorescent tubes. The white lamps have a cylindrical shape and measure 48 inches long. “Cree,” “BT848 Series Lamp,” the product number and a four-digit date code are printed on the lamp or on a white label affixed to the lamp.



Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

-- 07/20/2016

Get more details

Units About 453,000 in the U.S. (in addition, about 12,000 in Canada) (The Series 503 Flushmate III was previously recalled January 2014 and June 2012.) Description This recall is for Series 503 Flushmate III Pressure Assist flushing systems installed inside toilet tanks that were manufactured from July 2009 through April 2011. The units are rectangular, black, two-piece vessels made of injection molded plastic. Previously recalled systems were manufactured from October 1997 through June 2009. Recalled units have a date code/serial number that is 16 characters long and is located on the label on the top of the Flushmate III. The first six numerals of the serial number are the date code. The date code range for units included in this recall in MMDDYY format is 070109 (July 1, 2009) through 043011 (April 30, 2011). The date code range for previously recalled systems in MMDDYY format was 101497 (October 14, 1997) through 063009 (June 30, 2009). Units included in this recall were sold individually and installed in toilets manufactured by American Standard, Copperfit, Crane, Ecotech, Eljer, Gerber, Kohler, Lamosa, Mancesa, Mansfield, Orion, St. Thomas, Universal Rundle, Vitra, Vitromex, Vortens and Western Pottery. Incidents/Injuries Flushmate has received two reports of the units included in this recall bursting, resulting in property damage, including one report of a minor injury. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Flushmate III systems, turn off the water supply to the units, flush the toilet to release the internal pressure and contact the firm to request a free repair kit. Sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores, toilet manufacturers, distributors and plumbing contractors nationwide from 2009 through 2011 for about $108 for the units without toilets. Manufacturer(s) Flushmate, of New Hudson, Mich., a division of Sloan Valve Company Manufactured in U.S.



Home / Recalls / 2016 138 Home Source Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

-- 07/20/2016

Get more details

Units About 2,700 Description This recall involves brown metal floor lamps with alabaster glass shades. They are illuminated with a single 100-watt light bulb and measure about 70 to 72 inches tall. The model numbers LMP4229, LMP4168 and LMP10771 can be found on the label at the bottom of the lamps. Incidents/Injuries Home Source has received three reports of the lamp’s sockets burning and smoking. No injuries have been reported. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled floor lamps and contact Home Source for information on returning the lamps for a full refund. Sold at Small retail stores located in the New York metropolitan area and online at Amazon.com, Houzz.com, Target.com and Wayfair.com from February 2016 to April 2016 for about $60. Importer(s) Home Source Industries LLC, of East Rutherford, N. J. Distributor(s) Home Source Industries LLC, of East Rutherford, N. J. Manufactured in China



Three Types of Liquid Plumr Clog Removers Recalled by The Clorox Company Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

-- 07/20/2016

Get more details

Units About 5.4 million Description This recall involves three Liquid Plumr clog removing products, sold in 17 ounce bottles that are about 9 inches tall. The bottles have the Liquid Plumr logo and the name of the product on the front. Liquid Plumr products included in the recall are:



Southwire Recalls Voltage Detectors Due to Shock and Burn Hazards

-- 06/03/2016

Get more details

Units About 1.2 million (in addition, 3,640 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves Southwire non-contact voltage detectors with model numbers 40110N and 40120N. Voltage detectors alert users to the presence of electric current running through electrical wires. The recalled voltage detectors are cylindrical shaped, about six inches long and about two inches in circumference. They are brownish gold in color with a black center insert. “Southwire,” the model number and the CE and UL listing symbols are printed on the voltage detectors. They have red LED lights to indicate the presence of live electric current. Model 40110N detects voltage from 100 to 1,000 VAC. Model 40120N detects voltage from 24 to 1,000 VAC. Incidents/Injuries Southwire is aware of one report of an incident of a false reading by the voltage detector. The consumer received an electrical shock and fell off a ladder. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled voltage detectors and contact Southwire for instructions on returning them for a free replacement voltage detector. Sold at Lowe’s and other home and hardware stores nationwide and online at lowes.com and other websites from June 2013 through February 2016 for about $15. Manufacturer(s) Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga. Manufactured in China



Broan-NuTone Recalls Ventilation Fans Due to Fire Hazard

-- 06/01/2016

Get more details

Units About 450 in U.S. (in addition, 200 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves L500 series fans designed to circulate air in and out of a home or building. The fans were sold in nine brands and have the model information printed on the specification label affixed to the blower assembly. Fans included in the recall are:



Rheem Recalls to Repair Water Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

-- 05/27/2016

Get more details

Recall Details Units About 54,000 Description This recall involves Rheem brand “Performance Platinum” electric water heaters in 40, 50 and 80 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are gray and have the “Performance Platinum” Rheem logo decal on the front above the thermostat control panel. The water heaters have a rating plate near the bottom of the unit with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number. Recalled water heaters have the following model number and have a serial number within the following ranges:



Copyright 2016 H & S Associates, Inc. | Copyright & Proprietary Information Notice | Contact us