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Appliance recalls

Here are the latest recalls to watch for:
Asko Cylinda recalls DW95 series Dishwashers due to fire hazard.

August 24, 2007

The hazard associated with the recall product is that

an electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

The firm has received 21 reports of dishwasher fires. Product and property damage has been reported. No injuries have been reported.


BSH Home Appliances Corporation, of Huntington Beach, California, today announced a voluntary recall of Thermador(r) Brand Built-In Ovens.

August 22, 2007

The name of the product is Thermador(r) Brand Built-In Ovens.

The quantity of the recalled product is about 42,000.

The hazard associated with the recall product is that the

oven can have gaps in the insulation where overheating can occur and when used in the self-cleaning mode it can cause nearby cabinets to overheat. This can pose a fire hazard to consumers.

BSH Home Appliances has received ten reports of incidents including one which resulted in a fire that caused extensive property damage. No injuries have been reported.

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Author:

Laurie Burke, connected to the design and construction industry since 1996. A seasoned residential kitchen and bath design specialist , Laurie has designed thousands of kitchens & baths as well as other cabinetry projects requiring technical precision in design drafting utilizing state of the art 2020 software for creating accurate plans and elevations. Through on- going product knowledge training and a desire to always stay current with an evolving marketplace, Laurie Burke maintains a strong command of knowing the appropriate Fit & Finish materials required for a residential remodel to meet the budget, the timeline of a project and a client's need for a finished product that meets their satisfaction. Kitchen Designer by trade, foodie, techie, weekend traveler for fun. For more information contact me at burkeKBdesign@gmail.com http://laurieburke.houzz.com

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