2015

  • 4 Common Dishwasher Problems And What To Do About Them

    Many people rely on a dishwasher daily to save them the time and hassle of washing dishes by hand. Unfortunately, dishwashers can run into mechanical problems over time that could require repair or replacement. Specifically, there are a few common dishwasher problems that you'll want to be aware of, in addition to how to best handle them. Broken Latch Your dishwasher relies on a latch to keep it closed and sealed during operation.
    [Read More]

  • Keeping Your Washing Machine In Excellent Working Condition

    Your washing machine can last you a long time if you do things right. With just a little extra maintenance and proper preparation, you can extend the lifespan of your washer and decrease your chances of needing to have it repaired. Follow the 5 tips detailed in this article to know you are taking proper care of your washer. Set it up carefully When you are moving your washing machine to its new location you want to make sure it's empty.
    [Read More]

  • Increase The Air Flow In Your Dryer For Improved Performance

    You probably know that the lint trap in your dryer needs to be cleaned to prevent a fire from igniting. Another reason for keeping the lint trap clear is to keep the air flowing through the dryer to dry the clothes. Your dryer needs an adequate amount of air flow in order for it to work properly. If your clothes are not drying, it could be caused by the dryer not getting enough unrestricted air.
    [Read More]

  • 3 Common Dryer Problems And How To Troubleshoot Them Yourself

    Having a clothes dryer is a great convenience, but it's one that people often take for granted until they run into trouble. Few things are more frustrating than throwing a load of wet laundry into the dryer, only to return in 30 minutes and have them still be wet. If you're experiencing issues with your clothes dryer, read on to learn how to troubleshoot a few of the most common mechanical problems.
    [Read More]

  • 3 Signs That Your Central Air Conditioner Needs To Be Recharged

    When your central air conditioner is not keeping your house cool enough in the summer, it could be due to a shortage of coolant in the system. A shortage of coolant will prevent the system from cooling the air enough and fixing this problem usually requires getting an AC recharging. Here are three signs that your system may need to be recharged: The Air Blows As Normal, But Isn't Cold
    [Read More]

  • Why You Should Repair Your Appliances Instead Of Replacing Them

    Is your refrigerator warmer than your oven? Are your clothes coming out of the washing machine dripping wet, instead of spun dry? If you've been considering replacing your failing appliances with new ones, here are some reasons to consider repairing them instead: Keep the unified look of your kitchen: You probably spent a long time trying to find an appliance that not only fit into your kitchen but was attractive as well.
    [Read More]

  • The Deliberate Cleaning Approach Helps Prevent Microwave Over Short-Circuiting

    If you didn't cover up those leftovers before putting them in the microwave, the popping sounds of grease and fat exploding means the inside of the appliance is getting splattered. Putting off cleaning the microwave means the interior is going to be loaded with caked and dried grease. When you do clean the microwave, do so carefully. You do not want water entering the perforated metal grid because the interior circuits will end up damaged.
    [Read More]

  • DIY Fixes For 3 Common Kitchen Appliances

    Nothing could be more frustrating than a trusted kitchen appliance suddenly failing to work as usual. The good news is that not all such problems require the intervention of a trained repair professional. If you would like to learn more about making simple appliance repairs on your own, read on. This article will provide tips for tackling three common problems. Garbage disposal doesn't work. Almost all disposals come with a built-in overload feature.
    [Read More]

  • Answering A Few Of The Most Common Questions Concerning Front-Load Washer Problems

    When you first bring home a front-load washing machine, there is no question that you will be thrilled to see just how well the appliance works. You get to reap the benefits of incredibly clean clothes, less water usage, and quiet operation that cannot be provided by the traditional top-loading washer design. Even though these washing machines are incredibly resilient and efficient, they can see their fair share of issues over the years just like any other appliance.
    [Read More]